The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 53 (1975) > Issues > Issue 8 > Optimum Belt Truss Locations for High-rise Structures
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Optimum Belt Truss Locations for High-rise Structures

The paper examines the behaviour of multi-storey structures employing the concept of belt truss system for wind bracing. Optimum locations of belt trusses which minimize wind sway are discussed. A simple method of analysis based on flexibility approach is presented and an example problem is worked out using the method. B.S. Taranath

Author(s): Taranath, B S

Keywords: multistorey buildings;wind loads;bracing;sway;analysis;worked examples