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Failure analysis of newly constructed RC buildings designed according to 2007 Turkish Seismic Code during the October 23, 2011 Van earthquake
In the Van Earthquake of magnitude Mw = 7.2 on October 23, 2011, 48,666 buildings were severely damaged or collapsed, 604 people lost their lives and 1301 people were injured. During this earthquake, not only the buildings ...
Fatigue analysis of girth gear of a rotary dryer
This paper describes the fatigue failure of girth gear manufactured from low alloy cast steel of rotary dryer in a chemical plant. The cracks of T-section web of the girth gear occurred at the end of 25 year working period ...
Fatigue analysis of bolted flange joints of a rotary dryer
This paper describes the fatigue failure of a rotary dryer in a chemical plant. The process conditions required the dryer to be rotated continuously at a speed of about two and half revolutions per minute. The shell structure ...