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Title:A Structural Safety Analysis of Buildings During Construction
Author(s):Karshenas, S.; Ang, A.H-S.
Subject(s):Structural safety
Structural frames -- Steel
Abstract:The safety of steel buildings, constructed by the tier method, is evaluated. The probability of failure of steel frames supported on temporary connections is examined during the different stages of completion. The principal loading of concern is the maximum wind load over the critical stages of construction.
Issue Date:1981-02
Publisher:University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Series/Report:Civil Engineering Studies SRS-488
Genre:Technical Report
Sponsor:National Science Foundation Grants ENG 77-02007, ENV 77-09090, and PFR 80-02584
Date Available in IDEALS:2009-10-27

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