Top 10 Recent Structures Raising the Bar for Structural Engineering<br />Structural Analysis Group 2<br />Katelyn Beatty, ...
Tallest Building on the Face of This Planet Earth<br />Constructed 2004-2010 <br />Opening 4 January 2010<br />Height:<br ...
<ul><li>Completed in 2009: Located in New York City & Considered to Be the Greenest Building in the World.
58 Stories Tall
Floor-to-Ceiling Insulating Glass to Contain Heat & Maximize Natural Light
Greywater system, Which Captures & Reuses Rainwater
Made Largely of Recycled & Recyclable Materials
First Skyscraper Designed to Attain a Platinum LEED Certification</li></ul>Bank of America TowerNew York City, New York<br...
Completed June 30, 2009<br />Seats 80,000<br />Records for:<br />Largest Dome Stadium<br />300ft Tall Arches<br />Largest ...
Completed In 2008 for the Summer Olympics in Beijing, China<br />World’s Largest Steel Structure<br />110,000 Tons of Stee...
Longest Trans-Oceanic Bridge<br />Opened May 1st, 2008<br />22 Miles in Length<br />Hangzhou Bay BridgeEastern China<br />...
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Top 10 Recent Structures Raising the Bar for Structural Engineering

  1. 1. Top 10 Recent Structures Raising the Bar for Structural Engineering<br />Structural Analysis Group 2<br />Katelyn Beatty, Ray Hoon, <br />Lindsey Olmstead, & Kenny Pritchard<br />
  2. 2. Tallest Building on the Face of This Planet Earth<br />Constructed 2004-2010 <br />Opening 4 January 2010<br />Height:<br />Roof 828 m (2,717 ft)<br />Top floor 621.3 m (2,038 ft)<br />The BurjKhalifaDubai, United Arab Emirates<br />http://www.wired.com/culture/design/magazine/15-12/mf_baker<br />
  3. 3. <ul><li>Completed in 2009: Located in New York City & Considered to Be the Greenest Building in the World.
  4. 4. 58 Stories Tall
  5. 5. Floor-to-Ceiling Insulating Glass to Contain Heat & Maximize Natural Light
  6. 6. Greywater system, Which Captures & Reuses Rainwater
  7. 7. Made Largely of Recycled & Recyclable Materials
  8. 8. First Skyscraper Designed to Attain a Platinum LEED Certification</li></ul>Bank of America TowerNew York City, New York<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bank_of_America_Tower,_New_York_City<br />
  9. 9. Completed June 30, 2009<br />Seats 80,000<br />Records for:<br />Largest Dome Stadium<br />300ft Tall Arches<br />Largest Column Free Interior<br />Cowboys StadiumArlington, Texas<br />http://stadium.dallascowboys.com/<br />
  10. 10. Completed In 2008 for the Summer Olympics in Beijing, China<br />World’s Largest Steel Structure<br />110,000 Tons of Steel Were Used In the Construction<br />Beijing National StadiumBeijing, China<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beijing_National_Stadium<br />
  11. 11. Longest Trans-Oceanic Bridge<br />Opened May 1st, 2008<br />22 Miles in Length<br />Hangzhou Bay BridgeEastern China<br />http://www.hangzhoubaybridge.com/bridge.asp<br />
  12. 12. <ul><li>Worlds Largest Particle Accelerator
  13. 13. Underground With A Total Circumference of 17 miles
  14. 14. Longest Manmade Under Ground Structure
  15. 15. Completed in 2008 at Cost of 9 billion Dollars (One of the Most Expensive Scientific Structures to Date)
  16. 16. Funded and Built By In Collaboration with Over 10,000 Scientists & Engineers From Over 100 Countries</li></ul>Large Hadron ColliderUnderneath the France-Switzerland Border Near Geneva<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Large_Hadron_Collider<br />
  17. 17. <ul><li>Opened May 21st, 2005
  18. 18. Tallest & Fastest Roller Coaster on Earth
  19. 19. 456 ft High
  20. 20. 0 to 128 mph in 3.5 seconds
  21. 21. Max G Force of 5.1
  22. 22. 270° Vertical Downward Spiral</li></ul>Kingda KaSix Flags, New Jersey<br />http://www.sixflags.com/national/noflash.aspx<br />
  23. 23. World’s Tallest Suspension Bridge: 886ft Clearance Beneath the Span<br />Opened in December of 2004<br />The Millau ViaductTarn River, South of France<br />http://www.iabse.org/association/awards/ostrac/Millau.php<br />
  24. 24. Has the Longest Span of Any Suspension Bridge<br />Located Across the Akashi Strait in Japan<br />Completed in 1998<br />Akashi-Kaikyō Bridge (The Pearl Bridge) Japan<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akashi-Kaiky%C5%8D_Bridge<br />
  25. 25. <ul><li>Construction Began in 1998 & Scheduled to be Completed by 2011
  26. 26. Composed of 16 Different Parts, Each Individually Launched Into Space
  27. 27. Largest Artificial Satellite Orbiting Earth
  28. 28. Once Fully Operational, Can Be Seen With the Naked Eye From Earth
  29. 29. Due to Budget Constraints, It’s a Joint Venture Between Multiple Countries Including the US, Russia, Japan and European Countries
  30. 30. Believed To Be the Most Expensive Object Ever Constructed At An Estimated Cost of 160 billion USD</li></ul>International Space Station<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Space_Station<br />
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