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Vibrations from Blastingby David E. Siskind and International Society of Explosive Engineers
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This work summarizes research by the US Bureau of Mines (USBM) and related work by others on vibration and airblast from blasting and their impacts on homes and other structures. After a chapter overviewing the history of the USBM's research, coverage includes vibration characteristics, measurement of vibrations, structure responses from ground vibration, and vibration-induced cracking in homes and safe-level criteria. Other topics include repeated blasting, vibrations in underground mines and tunnels, and the human response to vibrations. Siskind has 25 years of experience in blasting research at the US Bureau of Mines.
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This book summarizes the results of research by the US Bureau of Mines and related work by others on vibrations and airblast from blasting and specifically their impacts on homes and other structures.
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