Damage Assessment

Specifying Safe Demolition

Specifying Safe Demolition

Every day, old structures are demolished to make room for new and improved buildings, bridges, and other structures. More often than we would like, during the course of these demolitions, things do not go as planned and loss or damage to property can occur.    The...

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Design and Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Columns in Uplift due to Internal Building Detonations

urrent research with respect to the protection of civilian infrastructure against complex blast loading conditions is primarily focused towards the effect of external explosive sources. As a consequence, the general literature on internal building detonations and specifically in the context of protective design and assessment of structures against these loading conditions is incomplete. Existing guidelines […]

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