Analysis and Comparative Study of Seismically Detailed Column Under Blast Loading

  • P. K. HridhyaEmail author
  • Ance Mathew
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering book series (LNCE, volume 46)


In India, the structures are not usually designed for extreme loading conditions and when they subjected to such load conditions, it can be led to catastrophic failure. Recently, terrorist attacks target our important building such as school buildings, shopping complex, government offices etc. led to their structural failure. Structure all over the world is exposed to terrorist attacks. According to the National Bomb data center, India had the highest bomb blast in the world in the past two years. Blast resistant design of the structure is uneconomical and it involves tedious calculations. But the seismic design of the building is a part of the conventional design. If the dynamic response of the building meets the requirements then we can avoid the complex calculations associated with the blast-resistant design and we can obtain an economical section. In this study, the column was analysed using the high fidelity physics based finite element code, LS DYNA.


Seismic detailing Conventional detailing Blast loading LS DYNA 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringSJCETPalaiIndia

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