ERIC Number: ED027727
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Mar
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Designing Shelter in New Buildings. A Manual for Architects on the Preliminary Designing of Shielding from Fallout Gamma Radiation in Normally Functioning Spaces in New Buildings.
Analysis of radiation fallout prevention factors in new construction is presented with emphasis on architectural shielding principles. Numerous diagrams and charts illustrate--(1) radiation and fallout properties, (2) building protection principles, (3) details and planning suggestions, and (4) tabular data interpretation. A series of charts is presented to aid in preliminary material weight selection for approved community shelters. (MH)
Shelter Research and Study Program, Department of Architectural Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802
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Authoring Institution: Office of Civil Defense (DOD), Washington, DC.
Note: Reprinted December 1967