Assesment Behaviour of the concrete flexural frame and shear wall Partially Buried system under Blast Loadings

Document Type : Original Article


1 MSc, Complex of logistics and passive defense, Malek-Ashtar University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

2 Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Lorestan University, Lorestan, Iran

3 Associate Professor, Structural Engineering Research Center, International Institute of Engineering Earthquake and Seismology, Tehran, Iran


Nowaday, with the proliferation of terrorist attacks on buildings in the world, a close examination of the behavior of structures under blast loads is a necessity. Pressure caused by the explosion of one of the most destructive loads that the structure may experience. Since the existing structures are usually designed to the common gravity and seismic loads, it is necessary to investigate their performances under blast loadings. In this study, analytical studies have been done for 2D structural models of concrete flexural frame and shear wall Partially Buried system with different number of stories 2 and 5. structures assessed based on the UFC 3-340-02 guidelines for 1000 kg TNT blast from 20 meters, the software SAP 2000 Design and nonlinear dynamic analysis have been. In order to loading, pressure values obtained from the explosion's blast wave, shock waves and pressure from the calculated reflection and As well as air blast wave parameters, including speed wavefront, period and wavelength explosion was determined and pressure graph - time of the explosion is offered. After analysis, The plastic hinge rotation, the formability and the highest axial force, shear force and bending moment occurred members, as well as maximum displacement, velocity and acceleration absolute floor level roof for all models will be investigated.


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