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Simulation of Total Collapse Time

In the piledriver/smashdown collapse theory, the descent of falling mass would be slowed by the need to accelerate stationary mass as it's encountered.

Simulations described here calculate total collapse times based on a set of simplifying assumptions favorable to short collapse times.

elapsed time in seconds
start floor crash zone to ground
(seconds)
roof to ground
(seconds)
80 9.733 11.613
95 11.604 12.608

input parameters elapsed time in seconds
start floor mass of bottom story relative to top mass dispersal per story mass dispersed by end crash zone to ground roof to ground
80 1.5 0 0 9.98 11.92
95 1.5 0 0 11.86 12.91
80 1.5 0.03 0.67 11.56 14.07
95 1.5 0.03 0.68 14.05 15.49
80 1.5 0.06 0.82 13.57 16.53
95 1.5 0.06 0.82 16.59 18.34
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