Argos Systems is Proud to Sponsor
Blast and Progressive Collapse Design
of Cold-Formed Steel Structures
Speaker: Nabil A. Rahman, Ph.D., P.E.
February 9, 2012
This presentation introduces the concepts and methods of analysis and design of cold-formed steel structures against blast and progressive collapse. The presentation focuses on the design requirements for cold-formed steel mid-rise construction and curtain wall framing in the Department of Defense projects per the Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) 4-010-01 and 4-023-03. The under-development ASCE Standard for Blast Protection of Buildings will be also discussed. A case study with computer analysis and design calculations will be presented.
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