A Study of Damage to a Residential Structure from Blast Vibrations.
Wiss JF; Nicholls HR
American Society of Civil Engineers 1974 :73 pages
A primary objective of this test project was to study, under carefully controlled conditions, the effects of earthborne blast vibrations upon a residential structure. Another objective was to compare the propagation characteristics of earthborne blast vibrations, when the explosive was detonated in soil, with the extensive information already available in blasts in bedrock. The dynamic strain recordings in the interior walls confirmed that ground peak particle velocity is the best criterion of potential damage to residential structures.
We take your privacy seriously. You can review and change the way we collect information below.
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.
Cookies used to make website functionality more relevant to you. These cookies perform functions like remembering presentation options or choices and, in some cases, delivery of web content that based on self-identified area of interests.
Cookies used to track the effectiveness of CDC public health campaigns through clickthrough data.
Cookies used to enable you to share pages and content that you find interesting on CDC.gov through third party social networking and other websites. These cookies may also be used for advertising purposes by these third parties.