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IASS 2016 Tokyo Symposium: Spatial Structures in the 21st Century


IASS Symposium 2016

SESSION: Extreme Loads & Disasters

Report of snow damage of Kumagaya Dome

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  • Proceedings Name: IASS 2016 Tokyo Symposium: Spatial Structures in the 21st Century
  • ISSN: (Electronic Version) 2518-6582
  • Session: Extreme Loads & Disasters
  • Pages: 6
  • Title: Report of snow damage of Kumagaya Dome
  • Author(s): Ryozo Umezawa, Takuya Agari
  • Keywords: single layer dome, diagonal stay, screw joint, lattice shell, membrane sheet, snow damage, against global buckling
Abstract
Recently worldwide anomaly of the natural phenomenon is happened frequently. Particularly an estimation of the heavy snow load, acts on a light-weight dome is urgent issue of Japanese architecture. That is a like issue such as the long- period earthquake ground motion problem for high-rise buildings and base-isolated buildings. This is a report concerning snow damage of Kumagaya Dome by the heavy snow covered the Kanto area, occurred on February 15, 2014. That was the first record of a heavy snow in history.

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