Fundamentals of Arctic Blasting

by C.W. Livingston,

Serial Information: Journal of the Construction Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 1, Pg. 1-10

Document Type: Journal Paper


Materials, according to their behavior in blasting, may be classified into shock type, shear type, or viscous damping type; blast effects are determined by relation between energy of explosion and mass of material to which energy is transferred; research work done by Snow, Ice, and Permafrost Research Establishment, Corps of Engineers in frost areas at various locations.

Subject Headings: Material properties | Blasting effects | Damping | Explosions | Snow | Ice | Permafrost | Arctic

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