Accession Number : ADA265238


Title :   Fragment Hazard Criteria


Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE EXPLOSIVES SAFETYBOARD ALEXANDRIA VA


Personal Author(s) : Feinstein, D I


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a265238.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1993


Pagination or Media Count : 8


Abstract : The following discussion relates to a review of data pertaining to the effects of fragments upon the human body and the rational development of a casualty criteria developed from this data. Finally the developed casualty criteria has been related to other existing criteria. The effects of fragments on biological tissues were reviewed using available experimental evidence and including superficial, incapacitating, and near lethal categories of injury. Missiles consisted of glass, bullets, balls, and blunt objects. The parts of the body used were: skin, lower abdomen, thorax, limbs and skull


Descriptors :   *HAZARDS , *FRAGMENTS , SYMPOSIA , SHOCK , PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS , WOUNDS AND INJURIES , RESPONSE(BIOLOGY) , SAFETY EQUIPMENT


Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Safety Engineering
      Nuclear Weapons


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE