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shawn

i have a book on blast design at the office.  i'll get the info tomorrow for
you.

-----Original Message-----
From: Freilinger, Shawn W <Shawn(--nospam--at)Valmont.com>
To: 'SEAINT Mailing List' <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Date: Thursday, October 15, 1998 4:04 PM
Subject: Blast Pressure


> I am working on an observation tower in Florida for the
>USAF.  The wind speed is 130 MPH per ASCE 7-95 and EIA/TIA-222-F.  The
>kicker is that they have given me a 3.7 psi blast pressure that will last
47
>msec.  The translates to 533 psf!!
>
> I will be contacting the AF tomorrow to try and get
>information, but I was wondering if anyone on the list has either applied a
>blast pressure to a structure or maybe has some literature about how to do
>it.
>
> Thanks!
>
> -SWF
>
> Shawn Wicks Freilinger
> Valmont/Microflect
> Shawn(--nospam--at)valmont.com <mailto:Shawn(--nospam--at)valmont.com>
> (503) 315-4515
>
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