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Structural experts inspect building collapse site at Moulivakkam

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A 20-member structural engineering team, comprising members from Indian Institute of Techno-logy-Madras and Anna University, inspected the building collapse site at Moulivakkam on Friday. Led by Devdas Menon, professor of structural engineering division, depar-tment of civil engineering, IIT-M, and C. Umarani, associate professor, depart-ment of civil engineering, Anna University, officials from the Public Works Department and the Special Investigation Team studied the site for three-and-a-half hours. The team went into details of composition of steel structures, RCC struc-tures, concrete technology and stability structures, and also took samples. It will submit its report to the one-man commission.

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