Accession Number : ADP000301

Title :   Studies on Mechanical and Aerodynamical Blast-Attenuation Devices,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL INST FOR SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL CREATION BUCHAREST (ROMANIA)

Personal Author(s) : Dumitrescu,L. Z. ; Mitrofan,A. ; Preda,S.

Report Date : JUL 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : Protection of personnel and/or equipment in enclosures against strong blasts involves the use of fast-action valves to shut off ventilation inlets and other openings. Such a device was submitted to shocks up to 5 atms in a large shock-tube facility and after redesign adequate strength was demonstrated.

Descriptors :   *BLAST, *BLAST WAVES, *SHELTERS, *VALVES, INLETS, COOLING AND VENTILATING EQUIPMENT, ATTENUATION, DIFFRACTION, RUMANIA

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE