Damage resulting from the Oklahoma City bomb

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dc.contributor.author Swofford , Jason L en_US
dc.degree.department Civil Engineering en_US
dc.degree.discipline Civil Engineering en_US
dc.degree.grantor Texas Tech University en_US
dc.degree.level Masters en_US
dc.degree.name M .S .C .E . en_US
dc.rights.availability unrestricted en_US
dc.creator Swofford , Jason L en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2014 -02 -19T18 :43 :52Z
dc.date.available 2011 -02 -18T19 :01 :08Z en_US
dc.date.available 2014 -02 -19T18 :43 :52Z
dc.date.issued 1996 -12 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http : / /hdl .handle .net /2346 /9071 en_US
dc.description.abstract Early on the morning of April 19 ,1995 , terrorists detonated a large amount of high explosives on NW 5th Street , just north of the Alfred P . Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City , Oklahoma . A rental truck contained approximately 5000 pounds of ammonium nitrate and fuel oil . Several buildings surrounding ground zero suffered structural damage , and many buildings suffered severe window breakage . The explosion killed 168 people and injured more than 600 others in proximity and away from ground zero . Flying glass shards resulting from fractured windows caused the majority of the injuries . The bombing of the Alfred P . Murrah Federal Building marked the largest terrorist act experienced in the United States . This document reports on the damage to structures caused by the blast , and more specifically the performance of various window glass types and window constructions . en_US
dc.language.iso en _US en_US
dc.publisher Texas Tech University en_US
dc.subject Glass - - Blast effects en_US
dc.subject Bombings - - Oklahoma - - Oklahoma - - Oklahoma City en_US
dc.subject Oklahoma C en_US
dc.subject Sealed double glazing en_US
dc.subject Oklahoma City Federal Building Bombing en_US
dc.subject Windows - - Blast effects en_US
dc.title Damage resulting from the Oklahoma City bomb en_US
dc.type Electronic Thesis en_US


Swofford, Jason L Damage resulting from the Oklahoma City bomb. Master's thesis, Texas Tech University. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /2346 /9071 .

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