Accession Number : AD0695383

Title :   EFFECTS OF AIR BLAST ON URBAN FIRE RESPONSE.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : URS RESEARCH CO BURLINGAME CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Martin,S. B. ; Ramstad,R. W. ; Goodale,T. ; Start,C. A.

Report Date : MAY 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 156

Abstract : The objective of the research effort was to determine the nature and magnitude of the effects of blast-fire interaction on the vulnerability of urban areas to nuclear-weapon-caused fires. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS, URBAN AREAS), (*URBAN AREAS, *FIRES), (*BLAST, MATHEMATICAL MODELS), IGNITION, COMPRESSIBLE FLOW, SHOCK TUBES, FUELS, COMBUSTION, AREA COVERAGE, VULNERABILITY, BUILDINGS, THERMAL RADIATION, DETONATION WAVES, NUCLEAR WARFARE, CIVIL DEFENSE

Subject Categories : Safety Engineering
      Civil Defense
      Nuclear Warfare

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE