Dynamic Response of Bunkers and Circular Silos Under Earthquake Force

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


Bunkers and silos often form an important storage facility in fossil fuel power plants, steel plants, oil and gas, cement industry for preserving raw products.


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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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