Progressive collapse. by P. S. Hunjan

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Published by North East London Polytechnic in London .

Written in English

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Thesis(B.Eng., Civil Engineering) - North East London Polytechnic, 1986.

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ContributionsNorth East London Polytechnic.
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Pagination135 leaves :
Number of Pages135
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Open LibraryOL13792329M

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Progressive collapse is the result of a localized failure of one or two structural elements that lead to a steady progression of load transfer that exceeds the capacity of other surrounding elements, thus initiating the progression that leads to a total or partial collapse of the structure.

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Progressive collapse and dynamic effects may be evaluated using time-history analysis as follows. As progressive collapse is a dynamic and nonlinear event, the load cases for the static procedures require the use of factors to account for inertial and nonlinear effects, similar to the approach used in ASCE Standard 41 "Seismic Rehabilitation of Existing Buildings" (ASCE 41).

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He founded an underground newspaper at. Progressive collapse is caused by an abnormal or extreme loading event, typically due to accidental impact, faulty construction, foundation failure, or violent changes in air pressure (ie: Blast).

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Progressive collapse occurs when a key member, or members of a structure fail. The isolated failure of this key member or section then initiates a sequence of events, causing failure of the entire structure. Current U.S. building codes contain few provisions as to designing with progressive collapse in mind.

4 H.S.progressive collapse, for example, US General Services Administration, US Department of Defense, and US Federal Highway Administration. Almost all commercially available software is based on the finite element method (FEM) and is not suitable for progressive collapse .

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