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The faculty of engineering at BAU is participating to the current activities related to the consequences of Beirut explosion

15 August 2020

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The faculty of engineering at Beirut Arab University is participating to the current activities related to the consequences of Beirut explosion, namely with:

  • Students working in removal of debris from buildings and streets. The students worked within scientific groups (ASCE, IEEE, ASME,…) and other social groups.
  • Staff members contributing throughout the Order of Engineering on the safety assessment of damaged buildings and infrastructures by site visits to the zones surrounding the explosion location.
  • Providing training sessions at the Order of Engineers related to Structural Assessment of damaged structures and the related hazards.
  • Lunching research project at the faculty, including staff members and graduate students, on the explosion blast wave and its effects on Beirut structures. The project will be conducted in cooperation with the Lebanese army.