Progressive Collapse Analysis Of Structures: Numerical Codes And Applications by Daigoro Isobe

Progressive Collapse Analysis Of Structures: Numerical Codes And Applications

byDaigoro Isobe

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Progressive Collapse Analysis of Structures: Numerical Codes and Modellingprovides a variety of numerical analysis tools and methods which allow engineers to simulate structural collapse behavior during all stages of the process. The analysis of the vulnerability of buildings against progressive collapse is a challenging task. The book covers methods such as adaptively shifted integration and ASI-Gauss. Algorithms are supplied to simulate fracture and contact behaviors. The author also supplies simple numerical examples including case studies from the World Trade Center (WTC) towers in New York City, Nuevo Leon buildings in Mexico and the collapse of the Canterbury Television (CTV) building in New Zealand.



  • Provides algorithms for simulating fracture and contact behaviors of structural members
  • Covers fire-induced progressive collapse analyses for high-rise towers
  • Provides codes for simulating seismic pounding phenomena, blast demolition and fire-induced progressive collapse

About The Author

Daigoro Isobe, Dr. Eng., Professor, University of Tsukuba, Japan.Expert in the field of Computational Mechanics, especially of structural collapse analysis of buildings. He received the Ichimura Award upon these achievements in structural collapse analysis field, in 2014, in presence of Princess Akiko of Japan. He was a semi-plenary sp...

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Title:Progressive Collapse Analysis Of Structures: Numerical Codes And ApplicationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:260 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:September 1, 2017Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0128129751

ISBN - 13:9780128129753

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Adaptively Shifted Integration Technique 3. ASI-Gauss Technique 4. Member Fracture, Contact and Contact Release Algorithms 5. Aircraft Impact Analysis of the World Trade Center Tower 6. Progressive Collapse Analysis of High-Rise Buildings 7. Blast Demolition Analysis of Buildings 8. Seismic Pounding Analysis of Adjacent Buildings 9. Seismic Collapse Analysis of CTV Building 10. Debris Impact Analysis of Steel Frame Buildings in Tsunami 11. Summary