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id caadria2012_032
authors Chok, Kermin
year 2012
title Automation at scale: Geometry, analysis and post processing
source Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Computer Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia / Chennai 25-28 April 2012, pp. 1726
summary Our team is currently engaged in the peer review of a large steel stadium dome roof. The roof has a diameter of approximately 300m and rises to over 70m in elevation. In addition to its size, the roof also contains a moveable component which can be deployed during inclement weather. The roof structure comprises of approximately 32,000 beams with 10,000 nodes. This paper overviews our efforts in scaling digital design techniques with regards to automation and parametric geometry to expedite the verification of structural members and geometrically complicated connection nodes. The paper will discuss two realms where automation was deployed. The first realm is the verification of Type 1 node connections where less than eight members intersect at a single work point and is relatively geometrically simple. Type 1 nodes were checked against published code requirements. Type 2 connections consisted of nodes where more than eight members intersected or bracing angles did not meet code guidelines. Type 2 nodes were verified using the finite element method and large scale automation of node geometry creation to structural analysis post processing was employed.
keywords Automation; Rhino 3D; scripting; structural; database
series CAADRIA
email kermin.chok@gmail.com
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100%; open Chok, K. and Donofrio, M. (2012) Find in CUMINCAD Structure at the velocity of architecture , ACADIA 2010 Proceedings, Printinghouse, New York, 218-226
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100%; open Hladik, P., Lewis, C. J. (2011) Find in CUMINCAD Singapore National Stadium Roof , International Journal of Architectural Computing, 8(3), 257-278
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100%; open Sharples, C. (2011) Find in CUMINCAD Barclays Center , ACADIA 2011: integration through computation, Printinghouse, WI, 172-175

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