Accession Number:

ADA025504

Title:

Blast Pressures Inside and Outside Suppressive Structures

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept. no. 8, Jun-Sep 1975

Corporate Author:

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INST SAN ANTONIO TX

Report Date:

1975-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

37.0

Abstract:

This report describes methods for estimating shock pressures and vented gas pressures within suppressive structures and for estimated attenuated blast wave properties outside. Data are fitted to scaling laws, and prediction equations given with limits of validity. A computer code for predicting venting pressures is described.

Subject Categories:

  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology
  • Explosions

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE