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Blast dampers are devices with mechanical elements that close within milliseconds of the blast wave arrival.
It increases due to larger size and thickness (the latter should be enlarged to ensure necessary stiffness of the blade affected by pressure of the blast wave.
While all personnel are required to wear protective eyewear during training to prevent injuries from fragments and blunt impact, it is possible that damage to the visual system and the ocular structures is caused by blast wave exposure alone.
Voyager should provide more clarity by next year with the help of more blast wave measurements and the possibility of the 180-degree magnetic field shift.
Second, because the internal explosion is confined compared to the free movement of air in an external explosion, the detonation and deflagration products continue to add gas pressure in the afterburning process behind the blast wave.
By isolating the crew compartment and using deflectors to redirect the blast wave, occupants of military vehicles are much less likely to suffer primary blast effects than their dismounted colleagues.
In addition, the bombing occurred outdoors next to a wide street rather than in an enclosed space, or with walls that could concentrate blast waves.
2009,"Comparison of traditional near-field vibration prediction models with three-dimensional vibration scaling and blast wave energy"; Proc.
The Chandra data show that most of the X-ray emission is "synchrotron radiation," produced by extremely energetic electrons accelerated in the rapidly expanding blast wave of the supernova.
The expanding blast wave and hot stellar debris slowly dissipate over hundreds of thousands of years, eventually mixing with and becoming indistinguishable from interstellar gas.
We were looking at design factors that might help prevent the blast wave from moving down the vehicle, but there was also a lot of work on which materials might be better from a shattering point of view," O'Neill says.
Understanding the progression of the blast wave as it travels the length of the coach was key to understanding how the interior furnishings reacted.