Retrofit of deteriorated structure due to rocket strikes


A two stories building in Samawa City was struck by three rockets on March2003.The building has been constructed from brick, unfortunately it experienced cracksin slabs and walls due to the strike of rockets. It is recommended to remedy andrehabilitate this construction for accommodation of Medicine College Deanship inAl.Muthanna University. In this paper remedy methods was presented considering thestrengthening of the deteriorated members of the building and retrofit them. Accordingto the analysis it was found that the proposed method for retrofit was a safe enough andeconomic one comparing with the new structure.