Efficient Methodology For Design Of Industrial Electrical Substations and Control Buildings

Osama Bedair ()

Abstract


This paper describes economical strategy for design of industrial electrical substations and control buildings. Limited literature addressed design aspects for this class of buildings. Furthermore, little guidelines are available in practice to regulate this type of steel construction.  The first part of the paper overviews the architectural and structural layouts of various industrial buildings. The economical aspects and cost savings resulting in using mobile buildings are discussed. The paper also highlights the engineering challenges that are encountered in the design of mobile facilities. The transportation procedure and design requirements are briefly described. Recommendations are provided to compute the combined center of mass of the building and interior equipments. Effective analysis procedure is also described. The proposed design concept for mobile industrial buildings is cost effective and can be implemented in industry to reduce projects cost.


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Industrial buildings, electrical substations; control building; steel modules; mobile buildings; steel design; industrial facilities.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30564/jbms.v2i2.2906

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