Accession Number:

ADA359102

Title:

Using Reinforced Earth Walls for Blast Mitigation

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSONAFB OH SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-12-03

Pagination or Media Count:

131.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this report was to assess current blast mitigation methods. Several blast mitigation walls were constructed and tested to analyze their performance against force protection criteria. The three blast mitigation walls that were tested included a Hesko-Bastion Concertainer Revetment Module, a Maccaferri FlexMac Revetment Module and a Reinforced Earth Wall using Tensar Geotextiles.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE