Protective Design Approach for Civilian Structures

The Use of SIFCON in Building Security

New Security Wall System Evaluation

Threat and Vulnerability Analyses of a Fuel Storage Facility Against Terrorist Attacks

Blast Damage to Typical Structural Elements

Bermed Shelters Subjected to Accidental Explosions
An investigation of the adequacy of two competing shelter designs to protect the occupants from an accidental explosion in a nearby shelter is described. Two bermed shelters, one of rectangular...

Residual Capacity of Explosively Damaged Reinforced Concrete Columns
The results of load tests on explosively damaged reinforced concrete columns are presented. The method used to correlate an ultimate strength, laminar type of reinforced concrete analysis...

Explosive Handling Wharf No. 1

Closure of Hazardous Surface Impoundments and Creation of an On-site Permanent Disposal Facility—A Case History
Remington Arms Co. is currently undertaking a RCRA closure program for nine surface impoundments in Lonoke, Arkansas. The impoundments contain a variety of listed hazardous wastes from...

Pressure Rise From Liquid Combustibles

A Hazardous Data Explosion
During the 1980s, public concern and government regulations have spawned the huge hazardous waste management industry. But the industry has opened a Pandora's box for site engineers, most...

Protective Facility Design Measures

Martha's Vineyard—An Explosive Situation: Dune Restoration After Removal of UXO

Blast Fishing and Government Response in Lingayen Gulf

Explosives Research for Lunar Applications: A Review
Experimental explosives research for lunar operations is reviewed. Each research project had a different objective and together their findings showed that using explosives on the moon...

Extraterrestrials Excavation and Mining with Explosives
Explosion excavation technology may become a valuable tool for economic and efficient base station construction on extraterrestrial bodies. Criteria for explosives which can safely be...

Densification of an Existing Dam with Explosives

Choices Between Micro and Mainframe Computers
The explosion of microcomputers (PCs) has shifted a great amount of engineering computing from mainframes to micros. It has also shifted a lot of programming from FORTRAN to BASIC. This...

Response Charts for Designing Against Nuclear Overpressures
The single-degree-of-freedom equation of motion for an elastic-plastic system with a nuclear airblast overpressure forcing function is nondimensionalized and solved. Solutions are presented...

Explosion Hazards to Urban Structures
Manufacture, storage and transportation of chemicals capable of exploding at energy levels comparable to TNT has increased in recent years. Land areas adjoining such facilities and transportation...





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