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What The Heck Is Balanced Design??

→  June 12th, 2012  →  Industry Developments

If you have been involved with a project that includes blast loads, you have probably heard of “Balanced Design.”   If the project had more than one blast consultant, you probably heard way more about Balanced Design than you ever wanted to hear.  This is because there is no single approach to incorporating it into a […]

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Designing Buildings to Meet the UFC 4-010-01:

→  October 7th, 2010  →  Industry Developments

Very Low Level of Protection Windows vs Low Level of Protection Windows While it seems that the Very Low Level of Protection (VLLOP) window requirements of the UFC 4-010-01 should result in a less restrictive design than the Low Level of Protection (LLOP) window requirements, this is not the case. The UFC 4-010-01 varies the […]