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Structural Dynamics: Offshore Platform Blast Wall: Response to Explosion Loading

The following non-linear dynamic (explicit) analysis of the response of a profiled blast wall to explosion load was performed using COSMOSM.

Results compared favourably with ABAQUS.



Blast Wall Animation


Dynamic Non-linear Response of Offshore Platform Blast Wall Subjected to Hydrocarbon Explosion


Blast Wall Deflection Time History

Deformed Blast Wall (Post-Event)

Blast Wall Stress Plot

Blast Wall Deflection Time History

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