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Title: Fire induced collapse of tall buildings
Author: Flint, Graeme
ISNI:       0000 0004 2725 0923
Awarding Body: University of Edinburgh
Current Institution: University of Edinburgh
Date of Award: 2005
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This research was designed to investigate possible mechanisms that fires could initiate that might lead to collapse of a tall building of similar design to the WTC Towers. It was not designed to be a forensic study and no initial damage was applied to the structure. The effects of fire on long span, truss based floor systems was investigated both locally and globally using finite element models.
Supervisor: Usmani, Asif. ; Torero, Jose L. ; Lamont, Susan. Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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