Accession Number : AD0276216

Title :   REDUCTION OF NOISE ARISING FROM DEMOLITION ACTIVITIES

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT LABS FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s) : PACA,FRANCIS B.

Report Date : 20 DEC 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 44

Abstract : A study has been made concerning the noise and annoyance arising from detonation of explosive charges at EPG. Damage or noise which is propagated as air blast and methods by which these disturbances can be reduced are analyzed. Response to letters of inquiry dealing with the reduction of air blast effects is included in the appendices.

Descriptors :   *BLAST, *DEMOLITION, AIR, DAMAGE, DETONATIONS, EXPLOSION EFFECTS, EXPLOSIVES, HOUSING(DWELLINGS), MEASUREMENT, MICROMETEOROLOGY, NOISE, PRESSURE, RADIOSONDES, REDUCTION, SHOCK WAVES, SOUND, STRUCTURES, TNT

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE