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Document ID (ISN)60304
CIS number 93-986
ISBN(s) 0-11-882067-2
Year 1992
Convention or series no. OTI 92 601
Author(s)
Steel Construction Institute
Title Computerised analysis for assessing the response of structures subjected to blast loading
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1992. 159p. 5 ref. Price: GBP 20.00.
Abstract This report is one of a series concerning blast resistance of offshore structures. Finite element (FE) analysis packages appropriate for the assessment of structures subject to dynamic blast loading are described. An introduction to the subject of FE analysis is followed by a review of the analysis types required to determine blast resistance and a summary of the capabilities required of FE programmes to enable an accurate assessment of blast. A review is presented of the most suitable programmes selected from the results of a questionnaire survey among various companies.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; offshore oil extraction; explosion hazards; structural steel work
Descriptors (secondary) explosion pressure; results of explosions; computer applications; prediction; mathematical analysis
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry
Explosions