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

-----Original Message-----
From: Freilinger, Shawn W <Shawn(--nospam--at)>
To: 'SEAINT Mailing List' <seaint(--nospam--at)>
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
>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
> Thanks!
> -SWF
> Shawn Wicks Freilinger
> Valmont/Microflect
> Shawn(--nospam--at) <mailto:Shawn(--nospam--at)>
> (503) 315-4515