Accession Number : ADA218264


Title :   Minutes of the Explosives Safety Seminar (23rd) Held at Atlanta, Georgia on 9-11 August 1988. Volume 1


Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE EXPLOSIVES SAFETYBOARD ALEXANDRIA VA


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a218264.pdf


Report Date : Aug 1988


Pagination or Media Count : 1292


Abstract : The Twenty-third Explosives Safety Seminar was held August 9-11, 1988 at the Hyatt-Regency Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. Topics in this issue include: fragment hazards: airblast interactions; explosives risk assessment; structural damage from blast; demilitarization/disposal/decontamination; quantity distance application; fire protection - deluge systems; debris hazards testing/analysis; far-field airblast effects and mitigation designs consideration; electrostatic discharge (ESD); underground explosion effects-large scale tests; wall and window response to blast loads; explosives facility design considerations; accident/explosion effects; shock sensitivity of explosives. Keywords: Ordnance, Ammunition, Explosives, Shaped charge jets; Magnesium powder, Shear reinforcement; Magazines(Ordnance); Tunnels; Triboelectric phenomena; Electric blasting caps, Packaging; Buildings.


Descriptors :   *SENSITIVITY , *ELECTRIC DETONATORS , TEST AND EVALUATION , SHEAR PROPERTIES , MAGNESIUM , SYMPOSIA , RISK , DAMAGE , DEBRIS , HAZARDS , DECONTAMINATION , INTERACTIONS , QUANTITY , POWDERS , AIRBORNE , FACILITIES , STRUCTURES , FAR FIELD , EXPLOSIVES , EXPLOSION EFFECTS , RESPONSE , SHOCK , WINDOWS , SAFETY , ELECTRIC DISCHARGES , AMMUNITION , PACKAGING , BLAST LOADS , FIRE PROTECTION , DEMILITARIZATION , ORDNANCE , DISPOSAL , BLAST , FRAGMENTS , GEORGIA , SHAPED CHARGE JETS , ACCIDENTS


Subject Categories : Safety Engineering


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE