Advances in Materials Science and Engineering / 2018 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Behaviour and Failure of Steel Columns Subjected to Blast Loads: Numerical Study and Analytical Approach

Table 4

Equations for the kinetic energy of the column induced by the blast [9].

Boundary conditionKinetic energyEquation no.

Pinned-pinned column()
Fixed-fixed column()
Fixed-pinned column()

KE = the kinetic energy; L = the column length; m = the mass per unite length of the column; i = the blast impulse per unite length of the column.