Structural Analysis and Design to Prevent Disproportionate Collapse: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Structural Analysis and Design to Prevent Disproportionate Collapse

1st Edition

By Feng Fu

CRC Press

202 pages

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Hard Guidance on Preventing Disproportionate CollapseDisproportionate collapse is a pressing issue in current design practice. Numerous causes are possible - especially forms of extreme loading, such as blast, fire, earthquake, or vehicle collisions. But it is the mechanism and its prevention which are of especial interest and concern.After the Wor

Table of Contents

Introduction. Progressive Collapse Design and Analysis of Multistorey Buildings. Progressive Collapse Design and Analysis of Space Structures. Progressive Collapse Design and Analysis of Bridge Structures. Fire-Induced Building Collapse. Design and Analysis of Buildings under Blast Loading. Conclusion.

About the Author

Dr. Feng Fu is a chartered structural engineer, member of the Institution of Structural Engineers, the Institution of Civil Engineers, and the American Society of Structural Engineers. He is a lecturer in structural engineering at City, University of London. He has worked for several international consultancy companies including WSP Group and Waterman Group. He is a member of the Disproportionate Collapse Mitigation of Building Structures Standards and Blast Protection of Buildings Standards committees of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He is also on the editorial boards of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers -- Structures and Buildings and Advances in Computational Design.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC005000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General
TEC009120
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / Earthquake
TEC063000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Structural