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1.1 Extreme wind events
1.2 Effects of wind on buildings
1.3 Above ground, in-residence storm shelters
1.4 Objectives and scope of study
AN OVERVIEW OF STORM SHELTER DEVELOPMENT
2.1 History of storm shelters
2.2 Storm shelter research at Texas Tech University
ANALYSIS OF FLOOR SLABS FOR STORM SHELTERS
3.1 Introduction
3.1.1 Modes of slab failure
3.1.2 Finite element analysis
3.2 Analysis procedure
3.2.1 Flexural analysis
3.2.2 Concrete strength in pullout
3.2.3 Slab-shelter configuration
3.2.4 Assumptions
3.3 Type of shelters
1. Concrete Masonry Unit shelters (CMU shelters)
3.3.1 Concrete masonry unit shelter
3.3.2 Reinforced concrete shelter
3.3.3 Timber-steel shelter
3.4 Material properties
3.5 Design loads on the floor slab
3.5.1 Basic loads
3.5.2 Extreme wind loads
3.5.3 Load combinations
3.6 Modeling of Soil
3.7 Criteria of failure
RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
4.1 Flexural analysis
4.1.1 Heavy shelters
4.1.2 Light shelters
4.1.2.1 Configuration C-1
4.1.2.2 Configuration C-2
4.1.2.3 Configuration C-3
4.1.2.4 Configuration C-4
4.1.2.5 Soft and stiff soil
4.2 Pullout strength of concrete slab
CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
5.1 Conclusion
5.2 Recommendations
REFERENCES
MATERIAL PROPERTIES
WIND LOAD CALCULATIONS
HAND CALCULATIONS
SHELTER SUPPORT REACTIONS
FLEXURAL STRENGTH OF CONCRETE SLAB
PULLOUT STRENGTH OF CONCRETE SLAB
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