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Structural failure of silos: learning lessons from failure

Structural failure of silos: learning lessons from failure

Bradley, Michael (2023) Structural failure of silos: learning lessons from failure. In: 14th International Conference on Bulk Materials Storage, Handling and Transportation, 11th - 13th July 2023, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. (Unpublished)

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It is widely held that the occurrence of structural failure and distress of silos is much more common than other man-made structures (on a basis of per thousand structures per year). Such cases arrive on the doorstep of The Wolfson Centre with alarming regularity, for investigation. In this paper, case studies will be used to illustrate various common and less-common causes of failure and distress that have been investigated. Conclusions will be drawn about improvements in practice that could be implemented to reduce the likelihood of such failures occurring.

Item Type: Conference or Conference Paper (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: silos; hoppers; structural failure; bulk solids; powders
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TH Building construction
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science
Faculty of Engineering & Science > School of Engineering (ENG)
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology
Last Modified: 23 Nov 2023 13:10

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