Accession Number:

AD0260957

Title:

PROTECTION OF EXPOSED PARTS OF SHELTERS AGAINST THERMAL RADIATION FROM MEGATON WEAPONS

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB PORT HUENEME CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1961-07-28

Pagination or Media Count:

25.0

Abstract:

A theoretical study is made to determine the effects on the exposed parts of underground shelters of thermal radiation from the explosion of nuclear weapons. Simple carbon and graphite shields are discussed, and more sophisticated shielding systems are proposed for future experimental studies.

Subject Categories:

  • Nuclear Radiation Shielding, Protection and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE