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Journal of Structures
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 8571542, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/8571542
Review Article

Analysis of the Response of a One-Storey One-Bay Steel Frame to Blast

1Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
2Atlantic Project Consultants Limited, Valsayn, Trinidad and Tobago

Received 24 February 2016; Accepted 5 May 2016

Academic Editor: Lucio Nobile

Copyright © 2016 Rupert G. Williams et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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