Structural Engineering of World's Tallest Building Burj Khalifa (Dubai)

Course Number: S-2002
Credit: 2 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: C. Sundararajan, Ph.D., MASCE, FASME
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Overview

In Structural Engineering of World's Tallest Building Burj Khalifa (Dubai), you'll learn ...

  • Structural description of Burj Khalifa
  • Summary of gravity, wind and earthquake analysis of super-tall buildings
  • Construction sequence analysis and effect of long-term concrete creep

Overview

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Credit: 2 PDH

Length: 15 pages

Burj Khalifa in Dubai is the tallest building in the world. At 2717 feet, this skyscraper exceeds the second tallest building, Taipei Financial Center (Taipei 101) in Taiwan, by a little over one-thousand feet. This course provides a description of the structure and then discusses structural analysis, design and construction. Discussions include gravity, wind and earthquake analysis, concrete creep-shrinkage aspects and construction sequence analysis.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Structural description of Burj Khalifa
  • Summary of gravity, wind and earthquake analysis of super-tall buildings
  • Construction sequence analysis and effect of long-term concrete creep

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 15 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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