An Example of Sequential Lethality Models : Debris Penetration into Conventional Buildings

  • Karagozian David D. Bogosian, Karagozian John E. Crawford, James B. Baeker
  • Published 2009


This paper summarizes an approach developed for obtaining quantitative vulnerabilities of buildings and their occupants exposed to falling debris, depending on (1) the fragment size, weight, and velocity, (2) the structural characteristics of the building roof and floors, and (3) the occupancy level of each floor of the building. The penetration model… (More)

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