Company Operations Facility, FORT HOOD - Blast Analysis


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Company Operations Facility

Location: FORT HOOD, TX

FDR Engineers (FDR) performed AT/FP analysis and design for a CFS curtain wall system of the building. Service included defining design criteria, damage level and acceptable response limits using UFC 4-010-01 (2007), DoD Minimum Anti-Terrorism Standards for Buildings. In addition FDR, ran SDOF dynamic analysis of supporting structural framing components of door and window openings (jambs, headers and sills), selected appropriate cold-formed steel (CFS) sections for the supporting structure framing components, calculated reactions for connection design of supporting structure framing components, and to designed connections between framing members and connections to primary structure (selected appropriate connectors, fasteners, and anchorage).