core wall

core wall

[′kȯr ‚wȯl]
(civil engineering)
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Tenders are invited for Construction Of Left Side Core Wall Of Naruka Chaka (Hadagada) Check Dam In Kamakhyanagar Block
Tower frame--core tube as the anti-lateral force system, the core wall thickness of the outer wall of 700mm~400mm, the internal wall thickness of 300mm~250mm.
2], slab thickness of 150 mm, impose factor of 1, core wall thickness is 200 mm, outrigger shear wall thickness is 300 mm and rigid diaphragm.
All of the towers are built with a particular system each designed to give adequate strength, stiffness, and ductility to endure natural forces: Maven with the shear core wall system, The Imperium with the buckling restrained brace, and The Royalton with a central ductile concrete core.
The petition also cited a report of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) involving a work site accident on a 9-meter high elevator core wall steel or rebar assembly at the Belle Grande Manila Bay Casino Resort in Paranaque City, another project of Megawide.
The technique involves building around a core wall, or vertical spine, which also enhances structural resistance to earthquakes and high winds.
For One World Trade Center, EF Technology TM was proportioned using admixture supplier BASF's Green SenseSM Concrete mixture optimization service, resulting in two high-strength core wall mixes that reduced the environmental footprint of the concrete.
The saddle and main dams are zoned earthfill embankments with a central plastic concrete core wall to guarantee the water tightness of the dam body.
The project has now reached the seventh floor with the core wall area reaching the 10th floor.
As a result, typical floor construction has been fast-tracked, and is expected to go up by one floor every seven days and the concrete core wall is going up one floor every four days.
Mauro said that once coffer dams were built and water drained to expose the dam and adjacent structures, his company found that the core wall on the north side of the dam had to be replaced, at a cost of $30,000.
Three core inserts (numbered I, II, and III) were machined using an electrical-discharge-machine (EDM) and used respectively to form the core wall of the cavity.