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Title: An Underground Shopping Center Fire and After-Fire Repair-Project
Author(s): E. Arioglu, K. Anadol,
and A. Candogan
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 279-292
Keywords: columns (supports); damage; fires; reinforced concrete; repairs; strength; subsurface structures.
Abstract:In this article, a fire which took place in the largest underground shopping center of Istanbul, Turkey and its after-fire repair and strengthening project prepared by the authors are reported. First the structural system of the shopping center is de-scribed and information is given on the fire. After-fire surveys and main features of the repair and strengthening project are then summarized. In the conclusions, general concepts related to fire effects on reinforced concrete structures and observations made during the study are discussed.
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