1. General Considerations for Blast-Resistant Design

  1. Donald O. Dusenberry
  1. Donald O. Dusenberry

Published Online: 14 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470549070.ch1

Handbook for Blast-Resistant Design of Buildings

Handbook for Blast-Resistant Design of Buildings

How to Cite

Dusenberry, D. O. (2010) General Considerations for Blast-Resistant Design, in Handbook for Blast-Resistant Design of Buildings (ed D. O. Dusenberry), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470549070.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 6 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470170540

Online ISBN: 9780470549070

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Keywords:

  • design structures;
  • volatile materials;
  • blast resistance;
  • encourages aggressors;
  • dominant frequencies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Design Approaches

  • The Blast Environment

  • Structure As an Influence on Blast Loads

  • Structural Response

  • Nonstructural Elements

  • Effect of Mass

  • Systems Approach

  • Information Sensitivity

  • Summary