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Burj Khalifa – How To Build Higher Updated for 2024

Updated: April 12, 2024

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This month I was visiting my parents living in Dubai and I took the chance to make a video about the Burj Khalifa, while I was there. The building is amazing and the engineering behind it is fascinating. In this video we will learn about vortex shedding and mass dampers.

If you would like to learn more about Mass Dampers I highly recommend Practical Engineerings video:

Thank you to my patreon supporters: Adam Flohr, darth patron, Zoltan Gramantik, Josh Levent, Henning Basma, Karl Andersson, Mark Govea


Big thank you to Kian Yap for allowing me to use his drone footage of the Taipei 101
And to Lorenzo Lopez for his footage of the light pole shaking in the wind:

Intro Music is “Hi” by Maeson and Outro Music is “The Catch” also by Maeson: Check his music out: