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Title: USDA Forest Products Laboratory's Debris Launcher

Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Note, FPL-RN-0329, 2013: 17 p.

Author(s)Bridwell, James J.; Ross, Robert J.; Cai, Zhiyong; Kretschmann, David E.

Publication Year: 2013  View PDF »

Category: Research Notes
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4706-2B  FPL-4714-1B

Abstract: Throughout the United States, hundreds of tornados and several hurricanes affect people’s livelihoods each year. These natural disasters not only cause structural damage to property, they also cause numerous injuries, and regrettably, far too many deaths of people caught in their path. In an effort to increase the probability of surviving the strong winds and associated flying debris of these ferocious storms, a number of Americans are installing safe rooms in their homes.

Keywords: Safe rooms; cross laminated timber; debris launcher

Publication Review Process: Informally Refereed (Peer-Reviewed)

File size: 1,024 kb(s)

Date posted: 08/16/2013

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RITS Product ID: 64750
Current FPL Scientists associated with this product (listed alphabetically)
Cai, Zhiyong
Supervisory Research Materials Engineer
Kretschmann, David E.
Research General Engineer
Ross, Robert J.
Supervisory Research Gen. Engineer

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