Baghdad missile-damaged building brought back to life

Author: N. A. Ibraheem (Iraq Ministry of Science & Technology)

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4 January 2016

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Baghdad missile-damaged building brought back to life

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N. A. Ibraheem (Iraq Ministry of Science & Technology)

Date published

4 January 2016

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N. A. Ibraheem (Iraq Ministry of Science & Technology)

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This short article describes the rehabilitation of an office building in Baghdad damaged by a missile strike during the 2003 Iraq War. The author briefly sets out the damage to the building’s steel frame, explains how a structural model was created to enable the design of a supporting steel frame, and describes the installation of the temporary supporting frame and new steel columns using hydraulic jacks to raise the building’s upper stories.

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3
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

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