Revised Draft table of contents- Sunny bay MTR station, (Steel Truss Structure and Detail) 2011-11-28

Draft table of Contents – Sunny Bay MTR Station

Assignment No.2 Building Technology: Thematic Study

Steel Truss Structure and Detail

How the application of steel structure and details are considered in Sunny Bay MTR Station?

1. Character of Steel Truss Structure (Advantage and Disadvantage)

  •  Perspective on flexibility, strength & stability, standardization and Artistic performance in Sunny bay MTR station

2. The application of steel structure in Sunny bay MTR station (member)

  • Perspective on: 2D Steel truss structure (Pratt, Howe and Warren)
  • 3D Steel truss structure (Space grid structure)
  •  Force distribution in tension and compression
  •  Analyze the result in the use of Warren truss structure and Space grid structure in Sunny bay station
  •  Failure in result (Buckling)

3. The application of steel structure in Sunny bay MTR station (Node)

  •  Configuration of rigid, semi rigid and pin joint
  •  Configuration of various joint system
  •  Force distribution (Torsion, moment, Normal force and shear force)
  •  Analyze the result in the use of pin joint and the node system in Sunny bay MTR station
  • Failure in result

5. Case study

  • (Oversea example) Airport Hamburg by Architekten von Gerkan, Marg and Partner
  • (Local example) Hong Kong stadium (To be confirmed)
  •  Analyze the application in steel structure, member and nodea
  •  Perspective on force distribution

6. Conclusion on Sunny Bay MTR Station

  • Similar or different from the cases above
  • Perspective for the use of steel structure, member and node and the achievement in the case of sunny bay MTR station
  •  Improvement
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