Comparison of Blast and Earthquake Effects on Reinforced Concrete Frame Structures

by Eve E. Hinman, P.E., Senior Engineer; Failure Analysis, Inc., CA,
David J. Hammond, Consultant,



Part of: Lessons from the Oklahoma City Bombing: Defensive Design Techniques

Abstract:

This chapter compares the damage done by an explosive blast and an earthquake.



Subject Headings: Reinforced concrete | Structure reinforcement | Concrete frames | Comparative studies | Concrete structures | Damage (structural) | Explosions | Blasting effects

 

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