[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP140103525]
Researchers Dr Chengqing Wu; Dr Phillip Visintin;
Brief description A framework allow for both flexural and shear response analysis using a new segmental approach is developed in this proposal. A blast test program is designed to validate the framework for reinforced concrete members. The validated framework is then used to derive normalised pressure impulse programs for reinforced members in unconfined and confined spaces. This project will provide design engineers guidelines for reliably and quickly assessing the effect of different kinds of blast loads on different types and properties and geometries of reinforced concrete structural members, saving computation time and efforts while providing increased realism and accuracy.
Funding Amount 370000
Funding Scheme Discovery Projects