Explosion-Resistant Buildings: Design, Analysis, and Case Studies / Edition 1

Explosion-Resistant Buildings: Design, Analysis, and Case Studies / Edition 1

by T. Bangash
     
 

This excellent book highlights all aspects of the analysis and design of buildings subject to impact, explosion and fire. It is a definitive reference book and contains 10 chapters from a wide international prospective. Three-dimensional finite element and discrete element techniques are included. They are applied to buildings such as the World Trade Center (WTC

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This excellent book highlights all aspects of the analysis and design of buildings subject to impact, explosion and fire. It is a definitive reference book and contains 10 chapters from a wide international prospective. Three-dimensional finite element and discrete element techniques are included. They are applied to buildings such as the World Trade Center (WTC Twin Towers) and the Federal Building in Oklahoma on the basis of the designers drawings, data and other information. Many small case studies are also included. The book has a comprehensive bibliography and a large appendix providing background analysis and computer subroutines of recently developed programs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642058301
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
10/27/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2006
Pages:
784
Product dimensions:
1.60(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)

Table of Contents

Explosion and Buildings — A Review of Affected Buildings and General Criteria, Data, and Management.- Blast and Explosive Loadings on Buildings.- Fire and Buildings With and Without Explosion/Impact.- Structural Response to Blast Loadings — Methods of Analysis.- Blast Response Resistance — Design of Structural Elements.- Contact or Gap Elements for Blast-Fire Structural Interaction.- Aircraft and Missile Impact — Data and Analysis.- Aircraft Hot Fuel-Structure Interaction During Impact Condition.- Flying Debris — Elastic Scattering Approach.- Building Global Analysis for Damage Scenario.

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