Design of urban systems to protect against terrorism. Analysis of blast loads. Blast mitigation design considerations. Technology transfer:military/defense to civilian sector. Response spectra. Pressure-Impulse Curves. Stand off distances. Blast mitigation measures for buildings, bridges and tunnels. Prevention of progressive collapse in tall buildings. Design of glazing. Retrofit upgrade of existing urban infrastructure.Proposed changes in New York City Building Code to protect against terrorism. Insurance issues forcommercial buildings.
Same as EID 470
3 credits. Prerequisites: CE 322 or ME 301 and permission of instructor
Course Code: CE 470