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Structural – The term structural system or structural frame in structural engineering refers to load-resisting sub-system of a structure. The structural system transfers loads through interconnected structural components or members. A structural system designed inadequately without factoring in all the various dead and live loads can result in building failure ultimately leading to legal liability, financial loss and possible safety concerns.
The structural system of a high-rise building is designed to cope with the vertical gravity loads and lateral loads caused by wind or seismic activity. The structural system only comprises of the members designed to carry the loads, all other members are referred to as non-structural.
Underground parking garages are a key component in the structural system of buildings. Exposure to deteriorating factors eventually facilitate the need for rehabilitation of the structural components of underground garages.
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