Accession Number:

AD0355561

Title:

Full-Scale Field Tests of Dome and Arch Structures

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL AMERICAN TRANSPORTATION CORP NILES IL MRD DIV

Report Date:

1960-08-31

Pagination or Media Count:

169.0

Abstract:

Tests are described for dome and arch structures. The primary objectives of the test were to determine the blast-wave loading on dome and arch structures, determine the response motions of domes subjected to blast-wave forces, and check the performance of a large blast door after being subjected to blast-wave forces.

Subject Categories:

  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology
  • Explosions

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE