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Document ID (ISN)100664
CIS number 02-1876
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1791-2
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Commission
Title Selection and use of explosion effects and consequence models for explosives
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O.Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2000. iv, 148p. lllus. 44 ref. Price: GBP 30.00.
Abstract This document provides guidance on the selection and use of models to study the effects of explosions, for purposes of risk studies, emergency planning or specifying conditions which provide appropriate protection to people at work and the general public. Contents: definition of terms in the area of explosives and the effects of explosions; effects on buildings and other structures; modelling, prediction and practical considerations; list of close to 100 available tools and methodologies for modelling the effects of explosions.
Descriptors (primary) explosives; United Kingdom; neighbourhood protection; hazard evaluation; explosion hazards
Descriptors (secondary) information dissemination; report; simulation facilities; damage control; safety guides; explosion protection; explosion research; neighbourhood populations; mathematical models; emergency organization
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Explosions
Risk evaluation