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Collapse scenarios of WTC 1 & 2 with extension to generic tall buildings
This paper presents a summary of the author’s investigation into the collapse of tall buildings. A large number of computational analyses have been carried out at the University of Edinburgh (UoE) over the last 4 years ...
Modelling of Structures in Fire: An Example of the Boundary Condition
(GRUPO GIDAI, Universidad de Cantabria (Spain), 2004-10)
The collapse of the World Trade Center Towers 1, 2 and 7 on September 11th 2001 has highlighted the need for proper understanding of the behaviour of structures in the event of a fire. A detailed analysis of the fires and ...
Determination of Fire Induced Collapse Mechanisms of Multi-Storey Steel Framed Structures
(4th European Conference on Steel and Composite Structures, 2005-06)
Following the events of September 11th 2001, understanding the performance of multi-storey buildings during large-scale fires has assumed greater importance. These events have highlighted the possibility of large uncontrolled ...