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Title:Bus-Stop Shelters – Improved Safety (Phases 1 and 2)
Authors:Chris Turnbull-Grimes, Wayne A. Charlie, Richard Gutkowski, and Jeno Balogh
University:Colorado State University
Publication Date:Jul 2010
Report #:MPC-10-223
Project #:MPC-278
TRID #:01167140
Keywords:bus stop shelters, design, disaster preparedness, hurricanes, impact loads, impact tests, kinetic energy, safety, static tests, tornadoes



This research was undertaken to: 1) design and construct a wall and basic subassembly of an emergency storm shelter comprised entirely of wood that could resist a "missile" impact at 100 mph or multiple impacts at 80 mph; 2) study the difference in impact response for various specimen configurations, angles of impact, and support conditions; and 3) compare results for impact tests to static tests.

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Turnbull-Grimes, Chris, Wayne A. Charlie, Richard Gutkowski, and Jeno Balogh. Bus-Stop Shelters - Improved Safety (Phases 1 and 2), MPC-10-223. North Dakota State University - Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, Fargo: Mountain-Plains Consortium, 2010.

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