Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science
Paper Title : RAPIDLY DEPLOYABLE DISASTER RELIEF SHELTER
Volume 04 Issue 04 2017
ISSN no : 2348-3121
Page no: 247-252
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 three 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. All three type of shelter is analyzed under self-weight and load combination of self-weight and wind load according to (IS: 875 Part-3).Cost comparison is also carried out among three type of shelters Results of deflection and stresses as well as cost of all three shelters are compared and most considerable configuration has been decided. Finally most suitable type of shelter is determined among these three shelters.
Key Words – Disaster relief, Rapidly Deployable, Shelter
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