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Progressive collapse of structures


Year Published: 2009

Author: Uwe Starossek

Publisher: ICE Publishing

ISBN Number: 978-07277-3610-9

Price: R 600.00 Incl. VAT

Weight: 500g

Summary: The progressive collapse of a structure is characterised by a disproportion between a comparatively minor event or local failure and the ensuing widespread collapse. Different structural systems exhibit different degrees of susceptibility to progressive collapse and such difference are neglected in modern design procedures based on reliability theory.

Stock Code: TD/TTP/PCOS

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