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Southern African Large Telescope (SALT)

SPECIALISED STRUCTURES

Client: SALT Foundation
Client:
SALT Foundation

Location:
Sutherland, South Africa

Date:
2000-2003

Services Provided:

Project Management, structural design and specifications for the Southern African Large Telescope facility at Sutherland in South Africa. The telescope will be one of the largest in the world, with a hexagonal mirror of some 11.5 m in width. In addition to the design of all reinforced concrete and structural steel elements of the facility, a complete spectral analysis of the CCAS (Centre of Curvature Alignment Sensor) Tower was carried out to accurately predict the effects of structural excitation due to vortex shedding around the tower, in order to ensure that associated harmonic displacements remained within specified limits so that the operation of the highly sensitive optical equipment housed in the tower would not be impaired. The entire project, currently under construction, has a capital value of R245 million and will be commissioned during 2004. Design to SABS 0160, South African equivalent to BS8110.
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SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF STEEL CONSTRUCTION AWARDS– 2003 WINNER - BEST PROJECT – OVERALL WINNER (JOINTLY WITH NELSON MANDELA BRIDGE) WINNER - HIGH TECH CATEGORY 

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