Accession Number : ADA130028

Title :   Blast Loading of Closures for Use on Shelters.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Coulter,George A

PDF Url : ADA130028

Report Date : Jun 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 70

Abstract : Results are presented for the blast loading of wood beams/plywood closures, steel grating/plywood, and steel doors. Ultimate failures for the closures and doors were determined for long duration blast loads from the BRL 2.44 m simulator. Loading and deflection data are presented for the test closures.

Descriptors :   *Blast loads, *Loads(Forces), *Doors, *Closures, *Shelters, *Failure, Test methods, Shock tubes, Pressure measurement, Wood, Plywood, Steel, Test facilities

Subject Categories : Construction Equipment, Materials & Supplies
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Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE