Blast Resistance of Concrete


Blast resistance is the ability of a material to withstand blast pressure from an explosion. Blast resistance design involves determining the kind and degree of resistance a structure needs as well as how to specify the required materials and details. A structural element subjected to a blast loading exhibits a higher strength than a similar element subjected to a static loading. This increase in the strength is attributed to the rapid rates of strain that occur in dynamically loaded structures. Thus, the dynamic ultimate resistance of an element subjected to a blast load is greater than its static resistance.

Practice oriented papers and articles ON BLAST RESISTANCE OF CONCRETE

Industrial Mineral Waste as an Alternative Pozzolan for the Design of Eco-Efficient Binary Cements: Impact on Physical Properties and Chloride Resistance

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/22/2021

Use of Slag in Cementitious Matrices for Sprayed Concrete Applications

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/22/2021

Behavior of High-Strength Concrete and Normal-Strength Concrete Columns under Blast Loading

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 6/30/2020

Modeling Material Response of Fiber Composites used for the Retrofit of Existing Concrete Structures under Blast Loadings

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/1/2020

Assessing the deicer salt scaling resistance of concrete containing supplementary cementing materials

Publication: CRC
Date: 12/19/2019

Compressive Strength and Durability of Concrete Made with Combined Cementitious Materials

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 9/26/2018

Alkaline Activated Slag (AAS): Resistance to Sulfate Attack

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Behavior of Activated Ternary Binders under Autogenous Condition

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Boundary Condition Effects on Static Response of Ultra-High-Performance Concrete (UHPC) Slabs

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 9/29/2017

GGBS Cements Activated by Chloride:Hydration and Corrosion Potential

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/1/2017

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