APPLICATION OF RELIABILITY EVALUATION FOR A BRICK CHIMNEY

The chimney is a kind of the high-rise structure that discharge the flue gas into the sky, after years of using, its structure safety condition has always been a concern. In this paper, the brick chimney of a factory in Kunming City is taken as an example. The safety status of the chinmney at present stage is analyzed from the foundation of the brick chimney, the seismic bearing capacity of the structure and components, damage, crack and slope.It provides reference for reliability evaluation of brick chimney in the future.