dc.contributor.authorRong, Haichengen_US
dc.date.accessioned2008-09-25T06:34:17Z
dc.date.accessioned2017-07-23T08:26:36Z
dc.date.available2008-09-25T06:34:17Z
dc.date.available2017-07-23T08:26:36Z
dc.date.copyright2005en_US
dc.date.issued2005
dc.identifier.citationRong, H. C. (2005). Performance-based blast resistant design of reinforced concrete frame structures under distant explosions. Doctoral thesis, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/11991
dc.description.abstractNumerical finite element analyses to evaluate the structural dynamic responses are performed on a six-storey reinforced concrete frame structure under distant explosion conditions. To keep the localized responses of the blast-loaded members under control in meeting the expected performance level, a performance-based blast resistant design approach for reinforced concrete structural members is developed by using energy spectra. The accuracy of the approach in terms of controlling the responses of the designed member under the given blast loading is numerically evaluated by comparing them with their respective design targets. In addition, a new design method is presented for a multi-storey reinforced concrete frame structural system based on the equivalent static force (ESF) to ensure the global responses in terms of maximum inter-storey drift ratio (MIDR) at the expected global performance level. The implementation of the design method is demonstrated from practical design examples and followed by the numerical verification studyen_US
dc.format.extent276 p.
dc.language.isoen
dc.rightsNanyang Technological Universityen_US
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineering::Civil engineering::Structures and design
dc.titlePerformance-based blast resistant design of reinforced concrete frame structures under distant explosionsen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Civil and Environmental Engineeringen_US
dc.contributor.supervisorLi Bingen_US
dc.description.degreeDOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (CEE)en_US
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.32657/10356/11991


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