TG06 Extreme Loads: Stability under Extreme Loads

Mission statement: The mission of TG06 is to maintain a forum where of structures under extreme loads (fire, blast, seismic, etc.) can be presented for evaluation, and pertinent research problems proposed for investigation. The TG will foster application of research results including the development of pre-standards to help encourage adoption for standard-writing bodies in areas related to stability under extreme loads.

Chair: Dr. Mina Seif, NIST (current term: May 2015 - May 2018)

Vice-chair: Dr. Patricia Clayton, University of Texas at Austin (current term: May 2016 – May 2019)

Current Activities:

Provide benchmarks for TG03 effort
Create simple example problems to illustrate how stability is considered in extreme loads
Develop bibliography of related research for next edition of the Guide 

Roster: A roster of current members and corresponding members is maintained by SSRC. 

Participate: SSRC members interested in joining this Task Group should contact SSRC or the Chair directly. New members are subject to approval by the SSRC Executive Committee. Non-SSRC members interested in the activities of this task group should join the mailing list of the TG. This TG meets in-person at the SSRC Annual Meetings on the Tuesday preceding the SSRC Annual Stability Conference, which is held annually in conjunction with NASCC: The Steel Conference.

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