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Author Technolog, Feasibility of Applying Blast-Mitigating

Title Protecting Buildings from Bomb Damage : Transfer of Blast-Effects Mitigation Technologies from Military to Civilian Applications
Published Washington : National Academies Press, 1900
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Contents ""Protecting Buildings From Bomb Damage""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Terms Used in This Report""; ""Executive Summary""; ""FINDINGS""; ""RECOMMENDATIONS""; ""1 Introduction""; ""SCOPE OF THE STUDY""; ""ORGANIZATION OF THE REPORT""; ""2 Terrorism: Its Motives, Methods, and Immediate Results""; ""MOTIVES FOR TERRORIST ATTACKS""; ""PATTERNS OF TERRORIST ATTACKS""; ""BOMB DAMAGE TO BUILDINGS AND OCCUPANTS""; ""Structural Damage""; ""Jewish Community Center, Buenos Aires""; ""St. Mary Axe, London""; ""Staples Corner, North London""; ""World Trade Center, New York City""
""Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, Oklahoma City""""Damage to Building Subsystems""; ""Hazards to People""; ""REFERENCES""; ""3 Review of Existing Knowledge for Blast-Effects Mitigation and Protective Design Technologies""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""Historical Background""; ""Nature of Explosions""; ""Induced Physical Behavior""; ""EXPERIMENTAL AND SIMPLE ANALYTICAL APPROACHES""; ""TECHNICAL DESIGN MANUALS""; ""COMPUTATIONAL TECHNIQUES""; ""First-Principle and Semi-Empirical Methods""; ""Linear and Nonlinear Problems""; ""Finite-Element and Finite-Difference Methods""; ""Ease of Use of Programs""
""Other Applications of Numerical Simulation Techniques""""COMPUTER PROGRAMS FOR BLAST AND SHOCK EFFECTS""; ""CODE VALIDATION""; ""APPLICATIONS OF COMPUTATIONAL METHODS TO TERRORIST THREATS""; ""SUMMARY OBSERVATIONS""; ""REFERENCES""; ""4 Blast-Effects Mitigation Potential for Commercial Buildings""; ""ASSESSING THREATS TO CIVILIAN BUILDINGS""; ""ARCHITECTURAL PLANNING PROCESS""; ""SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR HARDENING EXISTING BUILDINGS""; ""VULNERABILITIES OF CIVILIAN STRUCTURES""; ""VULNERABILITIES OF NONSTRUCTURAL BUILDING SYSTEMS""; ""BELOW-GRADE VULNERABILITIES IN CIVILIAN BUILDINGS""
""PROTECTING NONSTRUCTURAL SYSTEMS""""STACK EFFECT IN HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS""; ""ECONOMIC CONSIDERATIONS""; ""AGENTS FOR TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER""; ""REFERENCES""; ""5 Findings and Recommendations""; ""FINDINGS""; ""RECOMMENDATIONS""; ""Appendixs""; ""Appendix A Financial Performance of a Commercial Office Building""; ""Appendix B Computer Code Abstracts Provided by Code Developers""; ""ALE3D""; ""ALEGRA""; ""BLASTX""; ""CTH (SHOCK PHYSICS)""; ""DYNA3D""; ""EPSA-II""; ""FLEX (FINITE-ELEMENT)""; ""FEFLO""; ""FOIL""; ""FUSE""; ""HULL""; ""MAZE (MULTIPHASE ADAPTIVE ZONING)""; ""SHARC""
Notes ""Appendix C Committee Briefings""""Appendix D Biographical Sketches of Committee Members""
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