Design model: ‘KAPITELI’ Ltd.
Architect: Archil Mindiashvili
Location: Tbilisi, Georgia
- Height of Cathedral of Holy Trinity is 101m, its volume together with entrance galleries is 137,000 cubic metres. Catherdal comprises 10 churches.
- Foundation slab beneath cathedral – solid reinforced concrete slab with thickness 100cm at elevation -12.5m. Framework and domes – monolithic reinforced concrete.
Analysis is carried out on static and earthquake loads
- Number of unknowns 81156
- Matrix bandwidth 74297
- Number of elements 21002
- Number of nodes 14548
- Number of load cases 7
- Number of active masses 39495
- Time for analysis 5.43 min
The following authours took part in the process of project approval in 1994: A.Mindiashvili, E.Kiziriya, Z.Okroshidze, L.Kurtanidze, V.Demetrashvili. Preliminary analyses were carried out in ‘LIRA-PK_2’ program. Later, the following leading specialists joined the team for analysis and evaluation of data: A.Lebanidze, K.Odishvili, D.Giginejshvili. Analyses were carried out in LIRA-Windows (versions 5.3, 8.0, 8.2 and 9.0).
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