8th Resistance of Structures to Explosion Effects TG meeting

Resistance of Structures to Explosion Effects

8th meeting on 24-25 September 2013, JRC Ispra

Under the coordination of the Fraunhofer EMI (Germany), 14 members of the group gathered at the JRC Ispra with the main purpose to finalize the “Review Report of testing methods”, focusing on and comparing the three methods of testing glass elements’ resistance against explosives: high explosives, shock tube, and numerical methods. A plan to implement the Work Programme’s second task, “Derivation of common test procedures”, was introduced in the meeting. It was agreed that a telephone conference will be held 3 December 2013, and a physical meeting will be organized on 27-28 February 2014 in Germany.