Accession Number : ADP005327
Title : Criteria for Blast Damage from Distant Gun Fire and Explosions,
Corporate Author : ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD
Personal Author(s) : Taylor,William J.
Report Date : AUG 1986
Pagination or Media Count : 22
Abstract : Activities on many Army installations involve the firing of guns and the detonation of explosives. These activities generate blast waves that propagate to neighboring communities claims, reviews the types of residential damage claimed, and describes the blast damage threshold criteria. This paper recommends 'safe from damage' distances for typical military blast-producing events.
Descriptors : *EXPLOSION EFFECTS, *GUNFIRE, *BLAST WAVES, *COMMUNITIES, *LITIGATION, WAVE PROPAGATION, DAMAGE ASSESSMENT, RESIDENTIAL SECTION, STRUCTURES, SAFETY, RANGE(DISTANCE), ARMY OPERATIONS, SYMPOSIA
Subject Categories : Explosions
Sociology and Law
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE