core wall

core wall

[′kȯr ‚wȯl]
(civil engineering)
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If the water pressure is large enough and the core wall has poor anticrack ability, cracks may occur at the point C.
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.The structure of the third layer and the bottom of the frame column section size is 1250mmx1250mm, the fourth layer to the fifteen layer of the frame column section size becomes 1200mmx1200mm, 1150mmx1150mm.
The schematic representation of building with core wall and location of outrigger and 3D view of the model are shown in Figure 1.Investigation is carried out for three different aspect ratios.
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.
To control the deformation of the dam, rockfill materials with high deformation moduli are used in the main rockfill zones, and to reduce the differential deformation between the core wall and the rockfill, a certain amount of gravel is mixed into clay for use as an impervious core material.
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.