Norway's Olympic Cavern
A mountainous task had been undertaken by Norwegian firms in constructing the world's largest in-mountain colosseum for the 1994 Winter Olympic Games in Norway. The Norwegian...

Blasting Procedures for the 54-Inch Ramona Pipeline at Interstate 15 Bridge Crossing

Weapons Test Seismic Investigations at Yucca Mountain
Yucca Mountain, located on and adjacent to the Nevada Test Site, is being characterized as part of an ongoing effort to identify a potential high-level nuclear waste repository. This site...

The Changing Local Government Role in Permitting OCS Development
The Santa Barbara and Ventura region of California was the location of some of the earliest oil and gas development in the country. Spiraling oil prices, improved technologies and better...

Risk Assessment & Engineered Organisms in Remediation
With the explosive growth of biotechnology, it is likely that bioremediation efforts can be significantly enhanced by employing genetically altered organisms. Before the actual introduction...

Oceanic CO2 Uptake and Future Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations
The global pattern of water column inventories of bomb-produced 14C suggests that an upwelling of bomb 14C-free...

Pipeline Explodes, Two Dead, 31 Injured, 11 Homes Destroyed
A high pressure pipeline in a suburb of San Bernardino, California exploded in a deadly fireball on May 25, 1989. Damaged as a result of a train wreck several weeks earlier, or by the...

Laboratory Research on Lunar Excavation

Clearing Space Debris Using Energetic Materials
Space debris is growing at an alarming rate. It consists not only of old, unusable payloads but also aluminum oxide combustion products of various space delivery systems and small fragments...

Explosive Metal Working for Space
As the United States looks towards larger and larger lift vehicles for the transportation of the space station and other large payloads, the application of explosive metalworking becomes...

Yesterday's Swamp
Since the mid-80s there has been an explosion of engineering firms entering the wetlands design and restoration market. As yesterday's bogs and swamps, once drained and filled...

New Wharf Covers Trident Submarines
The U.S. Navy's newer fleet of Trident-class submarines requires upgraded support facilities. Work has continued on expanding the base at Kings Bay, Georgia. The explosive...

Explosion Hazards to Structures

Analysis of Observed Effects of Terrorist Attacks on Real Structures

Structural Vulnerability to Overpressure Using a Microcomputer

Terrorist Vehicle Bomb Survivability

Shock Measurements in Buried Structure Side Burst

Strengthening Shelter's Resistance Against Penetrating Shells

Perimeter Walls for Blast Reduction

Alternate Shear Reinforcement Philosophies for Blast Resistant Design of Concrete Elements

 

 

 

 

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