Accession Number : AD0628891

Title :   MAN'S RESPONSE TO SHIP SHOCK MOTIONS,

Corporate Author : DAVID TAYLOR MODEL BASIN WASHINGTON D C STRUCTURAL MECHANICS LAB

Personal Author(s) : Mahone,Richard M.

Report Date : JAN 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : Men were exposed in the laboratory to motions similar to those experienced on the decks of ships subjected to underwater explosion attack. From measurements of the gross bodily response of men, empirical equations are derived which can be used to compute the velocities at which man will leave the deck under various conditions. Tolerance curves are developed which permit an estimate of the shock level at which injury takes place. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*STRESS(PHYSIOLOGY), SHOCK WAVES), (*UNDERWATER EXPLOSIONS, STRESS(PHYSIOLOGY)), MOTION, SHIPS, TOLERANCES(PHYSIOLOGY), SIMULATION

Subject Categories : Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE