Accession Number:

ADP000493

Title:

Combined Effects of Blast and Fire on Personnel Survivability

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

IIT RESEARCH INST CHICAGO IL

Report Date:

1982-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

This paper deals with the analysis of hazards to sheltered personnel in a blast-fire environment produced by the detonation of a 1-MT nuclear weapon near the ground surface. The three personnel shelters included 1 a conventional framed basement, 2 a conventional basement having a reinforced concrete slab instead of a wood floor overhead, and 3 an expedient, pole type below-grade shelter.

Subject Categories:

  • Nuclear Warfare
  • Civil Defense

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE