Accession Number : AD0624370

Title :   MAGNITUDE AND DISTRIBUTION OF WEAPON EFFECTS FOR THE DESIGN OF SHELTERS FOR PROTECTION AGAINST FALLOUT

Descriptive Note : Research paper

Corporate Author : INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA WEAPONS SYSTEMS EVALUATION DIV

Personal Author(s) : Knapp, H. A.

PDF Url : AD0624370

Report Date : JUL 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 121

Abstract : In order to design a fallout shelter which offers a reasonable prospect of occupant survival, a quantitative estimate was made of the levels of blast, thermal pulse, initial radiation, and fallout to which the shelter location might be subjected.

Descriptors :   *NUCLEAR WEAPONS, *RADIATION EFFECTS, *FALLOUT SHELTERS, CIVIL DEFENSE, DISTRIBUTION, TARGETS, POPULATION, NUCLEAR WARFARE CASUALTIES.

Subject Categories : Structural Engineering and Building Technology
      Civil Defense
      Nuclear Power Plants and Fission Reactor Eng

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE