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CAE 537 - Homeland Security Concerns in Building Designs

Course Title: 

Homeland Security Concerns in Building Designs

Course Description: 

Review of blast effects produced by solid phase weapons and their effects on structures and people. Estimation of the risk of a terrorist attack and the corresponding threat. Review of simplified methods for the analysis and design of structures to meet homeland security concerns and procedures to minimize casualties. Analysis of post event fires and how to prevent them. Review of security measures to minimize the effects of blast on buildings and people.

Credit: 

(3-0-3)

Prerequisite: 

None

Corequisite: 

None