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Rapidly Deployable Disaster Relief Shelter

Author(s):

Tushar A. Jadav , L.D. COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING ; Prof. A. G. Hansora, L.D.COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Keywords:

Disaster Relief, Rapidly Deployable, Shelter

Abstract

Disaster relief shelters play a vital role in large-scale disasters and are an important part of disaster response and recovery. Shelters are used to provide private and secure places for people to live who have left or lost their usual accommodations as a result of some form of disaster. This paper presents two different configuration which are easily deployable (i.e., capable of being packaged in a small volume to enable transportation by air, rail, ship, or truck) for two different type of material i.e. Polypropylene sheet and HDPE sheet. Shelter is analyzed under self-weight and load combination of self-weight and wind load according to (IS: 875 Part-3). Cost of two shelter are compared in this paper. Results of deflection and stresses as well as cost of both shelters are compared and most considerable configuration has been decided.

Other Details

Paper ID: IJSRDV5I21028
Published in: Volume : 5, Issue : 2
Publication Date: 01/05/2017
Page(s): 1311-1314

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