Accession Number:

AD0713521

Title:

FAR FIELD CHARACTERISTICS OF GROUND SHOCK INDUCED BY EXPLOSIONS

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

General formulae for the ground motions from an explosion source were derived and their results compared with high explosive and nuclear weapons test data. The comparisons show reasonably good agreement may be obtained by using a simple elastic description for the earth as long as the explosion is properly modeled.

Subject Categories:

  • Seismology
  • Explosions

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE