Technology Type Group

Engineered cementitious composite (ECC)

  • Collapse Resistant Frame Structure With Auto Adaptive Response Characteristics UM File # 1893 Background: To reduce collapse and catastrophic failures collapse-resistant building or bridge structures typically include interconnected columns and beams that are formed of steel or steel-reinforced concrete. Because steel/reinforcing steel may be characterized as exhibiting \"elastic/plastic\"" behavior the columns and beams of such known frame systems may likewise be expected to exhibit \""elastic/plastic\"" behavior.