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Re: Blast Door Design : Edge Rotation

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Can you put up a sketch or a drawing of the structural arrangement ?

On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 7:36 AM, Kapil Nandwana 

> I am performing a SDOF Dynamic Analysis per UFC-3-340-02 manual
> (contractual requirement).
> The design parameter are as follows:
> Double Leaf Blast Door
> Width = 16'
> Height = 14.5'
> Each Leaf can only be supported on two sides (top and side)
> Peak Reflected Pressure = 346 psi
> Time Duration of reflected pressure = 0.59ms
> Using a monolithic steel plate of 1.5" thick, this is the calculated door
> response:
> Ductility = 0.26
> Edge Rotation = 4.8 deg
> Maximum Deflection = 8"
> frequency = 2.75 Hz

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