Progressive collapse

Anders Björkman interview (unedited audio)

I interviewed structural engineer Anders Björkman at the AE911Truth press conference of February 19, 2010. Björkman discusses his objections to the “Progressive Collapse” or “Crush Down” theory of NIST’s Dr. Bazant. Unedited audio.    Shawn Hamilton

http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-36199-Conspiracy-Examiner~y2010m7d10-Anders-Bjorkman-interview-unedited-audio

 

Björkman calls Bazant's model of "progressive collapse" the "Pouf! Pouf! Theory"

Mechanics of Progressive Collapse: Learning from World Trade Center and Building Demolitions

I had to buy online the pretty expensive PDF to this article, so I would love to pass it on to anyone who wants a copy. Just email me if you're interested.

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Mechanics of Progressive Collapse: Learning from World Trade Center and Building Demolitions

J. Engrg. Mech., Volume 133, Issue 3, pp. 308-319 (March 2007)

Zdenek P. Bažant,1 F.ASCE and Mathieu Verdure2

1McCormick School Professor and W.P. Murphy Professor of Civil Engineering and Materials Science, Northwestern Univ., 2145 Sheridan Rd., CEE/A135, Evanston, IL 60208. E-mail: z-bazant@northwestern.edu

2Visiting Fellow, Northwestern Univ., 2145 Sheridan Rd., CEE/A135, Evanston, IL 60208; on leave from Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France.

(Accepted 16 September 2006)