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EGN-5439 The Design of Tall Buildings

ETABS Tutorial 2
Define the Static Load Cases
Create the Wind Load Cases
Create Rigid Diaphragms
• Select all, then assign shell rigid diaphragm.
ASCE 7-98 Code Combinations
Case # X Y MX MY
1 1 1
2 -1
3 1
4 -1

2 1 0.875 0.25
2 0.875 -0.25
3 -0.875 0.25
4 -0.875 -0.25
5 0.875 0.25
6 0.875 -0.25
7 -0.875 0.25
8 -0.875 -0.25

3 1 0.75 0.75
2 -0.75 0.75
3 0.75 -0.75
4 -0.75 -0.75

4 1 0.655 0.655 0.19 0.19


2 0.655 0.655 -0.19 0.19
3 0.655 0.655 0.19 -0.19
4 0.655 0.655 -0.19 -0.19
5 0.655 -0.655 0.19 0.19
6 0.655 -0.655 -0.19 0.19
7 0.655 -0.655 0.19 -0.19
8 0.655 -0.655 -0.19 -0.19
9 -0.655 0.655 0.19 0.19
10 -0.655 0.655 -0.19 0.19 • 1.2DL + 1.6LL
11 -0.655 0.655 0.19 -0.19
12
13
-0.655
-0.655
0.655
-0.655
-0.19
0.19
-0.19
0.19
• 1.2DL + 0.8W
14 -0.655 -0.655 -0.19 0.19
15 -0.655 -0.655 0.19 -0.19 • 1.2DL + 1.6W + 0.5L
16 -0.655 -0.655 -0.19 -0.19
ASCE 7-02 Code Combinations

• 1.2DL + 1.6LL
• 1.2DL + 0.8W
• 1.2DL + 1.6W + 0.5L
Apply Loading to Diaphragm