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Robustness and Resilience of Structures under Extreme Loads

Stochino, Flavio, Bedon, Chiara, Sagaseta, Juan and Honfi, Daniel (2019) Robustness and Resilience of Structures under Extreme Loads Advances in Civil Engineering, 2019, 4291703. pp. 1-14.

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Abstract

Many of modern life activities involve the risk of fire, explosions and impacts. In addition, natural extreme events are becoming more and more common. Thus, robustness, the ability to avoid disproportionate collapse due to an initial damage, and resilience, the ability to adapt to and recover from the effects of changing external conditions, represent two important characteristics of current structures and infrastructures. Their definitions are reviewed in this paper with the aim of sorting and describing the different approaches proposed in the literature and in the international standards. A simple example is also analysed in order to compare different methods

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Civil and Environmental Engineering
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Stochino, Flavio
Bedon, Chiara
Sagaseta, JuanJ.Sagaseta@surrey.ac.uk
Honfi, Daniel
Date : 21 May 2019
DOI : 10.1155/2019/4291703
Copyright Disclaimer : Copyright © 2019 Flavio Stochino et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Depositing User : Clive Harris
Date Deposited : 15 May 2019 08:01
Last Modified : 21 May 2019 14:46
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/851829

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