Blast Mitigation for Structures: 1999 Status Report on the DTRA/TSWG Program
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Blast Mitigation for Structures:
1999 Status Report on the DTRA/TSWG Program
(2000)
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The Blast Mitigation for Structures Program (BMSP) is a research and development activity conducted by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to improve the performance of buildings that are targets of terrorist attack. The primary goal of the BMSP is to reduce loss of life and injuries to the occupants of these buildings through the development of innovative techniques for new structures and retrofitting existing facilities. The committee's findings and recommendations are contained in this initial assessment report.

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  • Engineering and Technology — Construction: Design, Research, Planning
  • Conflict and Security Issues — Prevention, Security and Response

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86 pages | 8.5 x 11
Paperback
ISBN: 978-0-309-07681-4
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National Research Council. Blast Mitigation for Structures: 1999 Status Report on the DTRA/TSWG Program. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2000.

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