Safety of hanging systems: lessons from CROSS reports

Author: Allan Mann

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2 September 2019

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Safety of hanging systems: lessons from CROSS reports

The Structural Engineer
Safety of hanging systems: lessons from CROSS reports
Date published

2 September 2019

First published

2 September 2019

Author

Allan Mann

Price

Standard: £9 + VAT

Members/Subscribers: Free

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Simple hanging systems are widespread. Despite their apparent simplicity, numerous failures have occurred. This paper explores the reasons why and suggests that increased design attention is required to assure system safety. This is especially important for systems incorporating multiple load-sharing hangers.

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9
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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Feature Issue 9

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