Retractable Stadium Roofs -- Challenges in Design and Construction of Large Mechanized Structures [H1]Through case studies of retractable roofs such as AT&T Stadium, Marlins Park, and Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the speaker will share the unique challenges of designing and constructing large mechanized structures. The presentation will include an overview of retractable roof drive systems, a detailed look at mechanized structure versus static structure stiffness considerations, and imposed loads including braking, skewing, and impact.
Intended Audience: Architects, Engineers
- Date: 4/3/2019 - 4/5/2019
- PDH Credits: 0
Andrew Agosto, SE, PE