7. Blast Loading

  1. Donald O. Dusenberry
  1. Paul F. Mlakar and
  2. William Bounds

Published Online: 14 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470549070.ch7

Handbook for Blast-Resistant Design of Buildings

Handbook for Blast-Resistant Design of Buildings

How to Cite

Mlakar, P. F. and Bounds, W. (2010) Blast Loading, in Handbook for Blast-Resistant Design of Buildings (ed D. O. Dusenberry), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470549070.ch7

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:

  • structural elements;
  • blast-resistant design;
  • blast phenomena;
  • empirical method;
  • automate calculations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Empirical Method

  • Front Wall Loads

  • Side Wall and Roof Loads

  • Rear Wall Loads

  • Confined Explosions

  • Leakage

  • Ray-Tracing Procedures

  • Summary