Document Type : Original Article


1 Department of civil engineering, Bonab Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bonab, Iran

2 Department of Civil Engineering, Maragheh Branch, Islamic Azad University, Maragheh, Iran


The main purpose of the study is to evaluate the effectiveness of these dead-points mono laterally in controlling the space location of the structures against the explosion loading in this regard. For the reason, nonlinear dynamical analyses on three kinds of structures under two layers’ space location with two dead-points of FLD (Force Limiting Device) and TID (Tube Inversion Device) and without dead-point for explosion loading have been carried out and the related results were compared together in this case. For the related analysis, ABAQUS/Explicit software has been applied efficiently. This study shows that the destructor of inversed energy of the TID has an influential impact on the reduction of the displacement in this case.


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