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Arches and domes are the types of structural forms that reduce the blast effects on the building compared with a cubicle form. Blastresistant testing for loaded mass timber structures should be published by u. As the demand for blast resistant buildings continues to grow, readers can turn to the handbook for blast resistant design of buildings, a unique single source of information, to support competent. Blast proof vs blast resistant rigid global buildings. Blastresistant design of steel buildings part 2 aisc education.
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Ufc 334002 structures to resist the effects of accidental. Structural solutions for blast resistant buildings. Blast response mitigation strategies can be incorporated in the structural design at concept stage, leading to a welldesigned and constructed structure that can exhibit improved blast resistance. Handbook of blast resistant design of buildings edited by donald o. This paper presents a comprehensive overview of the effects of explosion on structures. Featured products office space, lunch rooms, lavatories and tool cribs built to 8 psi blasts mean your job site will have all required amenities safely nearby. Blastresistant design considerations what architects need to know to meet federal blast resistance requirements clay naito, ph. I have examined the final electronic copy of this thesis for form and content and recommend that it be accepted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of science, with a major in civil engineering. It enhances toughness, ductility, strength and dynamic characteristics of individual structural elements for resistance to air blast induced loading.
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Design of blastresistant buildings in petrochemical facilities prepared by task committee on blastresistant design of the petrochemical committee of the energy division of the american society of civil engineers. The maximum displacement is a function of the ratio of applied load to yield load and duration of loading to natural period. Design of blastresistant buildings in petrochemical facilities subject. Establish construction details and procedures necessary to afford the required strength to resist the applied blast loads.
Design of blast resistant buildings in petrochemical facilities. A study of 17 british buildings hit by german bombs during world war ii examined eight steelframed buildings, five reinforced concrete buildings and four wallbearing buildings. Blastresistant improvement of sandwich armor structure with. Establish guidelines for siting explosive facilities to obtain maximum cost effectiveness in both the planning and structural arrangements, providing closures, and preventing damage to interior portions of structures. The engineer of record can then proceed with the structural design based on the blast pressures given by the blast consultant. Design of blastresistant buildings in petrochemical facilities. A structural element subjected to a blast loading exhibits a higher strength than a similar element subjected to a. Loads applied in the conventional nonblast design of structures including dead, live, wind, and seismic loads as required by local building codes. Mar 16, 2017 part 4, blast resistant detailing, addresses the use of concrete, steel, and masonry in new designs as well as retrofitting existing structures.
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