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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Performance and Design of Special Purpose Blast Resistant Structures
Author(s): Robert A. Williamson
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 1171-1190
Abstract:The structures housing scientific equipment used in nuclear tests in the South Pacific are discussed from the standpoint of service experience and structural design approach. Two structures, one sited below ground, and the other above ground, are described, and damage history is briefly discussed. The general procedure currently used in the design of these structures is presented and illustrated with a numerical example.
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