Accession Number : AD0855724

Title :   Development and Application of an Interim Fire-Behavior Model. Appendix D. Fire Damage to New Orleans in the Five-City Attack.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : URS SYSTEMS CORP BURLINGAME CA

Personal Author(s) : Martin, Stanley ; Ramstad, Robert ; Colvin, Clifford

Report Date : APR 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : The report presents the results of the analysis of fire damage in the city of New Orleans, Louisiana following the hypothetical 'first-iteration' attack of the Five-City Study. The results are expressed in terms of the distribution of initial fires and the growth and spread of fire as a function of time up to final burnout. (Author)

Descriptors :   *NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS, *FIRES, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, URBAN AREAS, BUILDINGS, PROBABILITY, NUCLEAR EXPLOSION DAMAGE, DAMAGE ASSESSMENT, IGNITION, AREA COVERAGE, LOUISIANA.

Subject Categories : Nuclear Warfare
      Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE