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Tag: Structural Examples of serious structural failure

Serious examples of corrosion-related damage in prestressed concrete structures seldom occur. The following are examples of serious failures which are briefly described and evaluated below. Damage due to errors in planning and execution Congress Hall in Berlin/Germany4,45 One of the most spectacular prestressed concrete structure failures occurred in 1980. The southern outer roof of the Berlin Congress Hall collapsed 23

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Tag: Structural Structural Panels

Wood-based structural panels are thin, flat, composite materials capable of resisting applied loads in specific applications. Structural panels fall into three basic categories based on the manufacturing process used: plywood, mat-formed panels (oriented strand board, or OSB), and composite panels. Plywood—a flat panel built up of sheets of veneer, called plies. These are united under pressure by a bonding agent. The adhesive bond between

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