Accession Number : AD0697271

Title :   FULL SCALE BURNS IN URBAN AREAS SHELTER EXPERIMENTS.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept. Apr 68-Jun 69,

Corporate Author : IIT RESEARCH INST CHICAGO ILL ENGINEERING MECHANICS DIV

Personal Author(s) : Vodvarka,Frank J. ; Salzberg,F.

Report Date : JUN 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 69

Abstract : A full-scale experiment was performed to measure the effects of a debris fire atop a basement shelter. The experiment utilized a two-story, concrete-block building, with the fire on the second floor and the first floor sealed to simulate a below-grade shelter. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS, FIRES), (*SHELTERS, FIRE SAFETY), TESTS, BUILDINGS, BLAST, DEBRIS, IGNITION, CONCRETE, ROOFS, CONTROLLED ATMOSPHERES, HEAT FLUX, GASES, TOXICITY

Subject Categories : Safety Engineering
      Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE