Accession Number:

ADA071460

Title:

Debris Hazard from Blast Loaded Plywood Sheet Closures

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

61.0

Abstract:

Experimental results are presented from the blast loading of plywood sheet closures suitable for basement shelters. Pressure-time histories of the blast loading are shown and the panel deflection that occurs as result of the loading forces. High speed photographs illustrate the panel breakout and the debris hazard it creates.

Subject Categories:

  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology
  • Explosions
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE