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Seismic assessment and retrofitting of an industrial structure

BERNER storage plateform

Seismic study of the BERNER storage plateform in the context of the 04/10/2010 Ministerial Order regarding classified industrial plants. Assessment of the existing structures and retrofitting suggestions.

The study was about the seismic assessment of the steel structures, the foundations, the internal mansonries and the storage racks of two industrial buildings.

It followed the below steps :
- Document examination
- On site visite
- Identification and ranking of the critical elements (structural and non structural)
- Preliminary expert opinion
- 3D finite element modeling
- Modal-spectral analysis
- Retrofitting suggestions

Aerial view of the studied buildings
Aerial view of the studied buildings
Modeling and modal-spectral analysis
Modeling and modal-spectral analysis
Assembling study
Assembling study
Foundation study
Foundation study