Different Approaches of Numerical Simulation of Blast for Civil Engineering Applications

  • Matúš IvančoEmail author
  • Lucia Figuli
  • Chiara Bedon
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security book series (NAPSC)


The aim of the paper is to describe various approaches of numerical simulation techniques, with a special focus on air blast effects on structures. In this regard, the document summarizes and describes commonly available commercial software tools for the design and simulation of civil engineering structures and components under impulsive dynamic loads. In conclusion, some useful examples of numerical modelling of selected constructional elements are also presented.


Numerical simulation Blast wave Explosion effects Blast resistant structures 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Security EngineeringUniversity of ŽilinaŽilinaSlovakia
  2. 2.Department of Engineering and ArchitectureUniversity of TriesteTriesteItaly

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