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Blast analysis in the urban environment

An overview of blast analysis tools, demonstrating where and when they are valid.

Protective building design requires a detailed understanding of blast loads and explosion damage mechanics. Many blast analysis tools are based on a combination of empirical data, analytical approximations and scaling rules which are not always accurate for explosive events in complex urban environments.

Speaker 

Nick Misselbrook is an Associate Principal and Office Director for Thornton Tomasetti Defence Ltd.

Supported by

The Technical Lecture Series is supported by Trimble.

Additional information

Format:
Video
Video Length:
00:54:10
Publisher:
IStructE

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Structural Design Training Technical Lecture Series Video

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