Title

Blast Resistance of Reinforced Panels

Abstract

The response of flat isotropic rectangular panels reinforced in the directions parallel to the edges and subjected to air blast loading is considered. The solution is obtained by assumption that the stiffeners can be smeared out over the panel. The problem is reduced to a single differential equation for the amplitude of transverse (out-of-plane) deflection which can be integrated analytically or numerically. Then the displacements and stresses in the panel and stiffeners can be determined. The effects of the panel geometry and the blast overpressure are illustrated in numerical examples.

Meeting Name

Proceedings - Ship Technology and Research (STAR) Symposium (1989, New Orleans, LA, USA)

Department(s)

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 1989 Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, All rights reserved.

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