Accession Number:

AD0643871

Title:

ESTABLISHMENT OF SAFETY DESIGN CRITERIA FOR USE IN ENGINEERING OF EXPLOSIVE FACILITIES AND OPERATIONS

Descriptive Note:

Rept. no. 8, Jan-Dec 1965 on Supporting Studies

Corporate Author:

PICATINNY ARSENAL DOVER NJ AMMUNITION DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING DIRECTORATE

Report Date:

1966-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

204.0

Abstract:

This report presents a summary of activities from January-December 1965 on the supporting studies to establish a Safety Design Criteria Program under the technical management of Picatinny Arsenal. Work performed in these areas is described A model scale slab test program 13 and 110 scale to investigate the response of reinforced concrete to blast loads a model scale bay test program to evaluate the explosive capacity of a bay structure and to establish the validity of scaling a 13 scale modified C-13 cubicle test to demonstrate the use of new design and construction techniques a full-scale test program to complete the investigation for compartmenting igloos for safe storage of small weapons, and development of new impulse curves in a cubicle type structure.

Subject Categories:

  • Construction Equipment, Materials and Supplies
  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Explosions

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE