Accession Number : ADA263377


Title :   Risk Calculations Involved in Storing Explosives (Risicoberekeningen Ten Aanzien van het Opslaan van Explosieven)


Descriptive Note : Final rept.


Corporate Author : PRINS MAURITS LABORATORIUM TNO RIJSWIJK (NETHERLANDS)


Personal Author(s) : van Amelsfort, R J


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a263377.pdf


Report Date : Nov 1992


Pagination or Media Count : 76


Abstract : This report gives a description of the structure and contents of RISKANAL, a computer program developed at the TNO Prins Maurits Laboratory, the Netherlands. It can also be used as a manual for RISKANAL. The internal and external risks involved in storing explosives can be calculated with RISKANAL. The program uses the quantity-distances according to the NATO AC/258 recommendations 1 and the probit functions as given in the Dutch 'Green Book' 2. The final result of the program is the average number of lethalities to be expected if a magazine on a complex should accidentally explode. With these figures, it can be decided whether a situation is acceptable or not by including the probability of an accidental explosion.


Descriptors :   *COMPUTER PROGRAMS , *EXPLOSIVES , *AMMUNITION , *STORAGE , *RISK ANALYSIS , FUNCTIONS , NETHERLANDS , LETHALITY , ACCIDENTS , WAREHOUSES , EXTERNAL , SAFETY , INTERNAL , QUANTITY , STRUCTURES


Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Ammunition and Explosives
      Statistics and Probability


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE