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Earthquake Analysis of Tall Chimneys and Stack-Like Structures

  • Indrajit Chowdhury
  • Shambhu P. Dasgupta
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Part of the GeoPlanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences book series (GEPS)

Abstract

Tall chimneys and vertical self-supporting vessels are an important feature of power and petrochemical industry. Damage to them during an earthquake can have a severe consequence both in terms of economy and loss of human life.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Civil Engineering DepartmentFuture Institute of TechnologyKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Civil Engineering DepartmentIIT KharagpurKharagpurIndia

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