blast effect


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blast effect

Destruction of or damage to structures and personnel by the force of an explosion on or above the surface of the ground. Blast effect may be contrasted with the cratering and ground-shock effects of a projectile or charge that goes off beneath the surface.
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Its effects occur in five ways: 1) Direct effect: The individual is directly exposed to the lightning and mortality rate is high; 2) Ground current: The lightning hits the ground, uses a tree or a pole and they distribute the energy; 3) Side splash: This is the most common type, wherein the lightning proceeds by jumping over individuals or objects; 4) Contact: The effect occurs through a pole or object, held by the individual; and 5) Blunt trauma: It occurs due to the blast effect of the lightning (4).
The trailer shows three new goal explosions (one with a fireworks effect), an actual explosion effect, and the last one as a sort of frost and ice blast effect.
And it was the prolonged shock, the slow explosion and the blast effect that accompanied it, the systematic invalidation of the divisions, disputes, and, ultimately, designations that made up the 'French exception' that Macron's triumphs have brought to an end.
And it was the prolonged shock, the slow explosion and the blast effect that accompanied it, the systematic invalidation of the divisions, disputes and, ultimately, designations that made up the "French exception" that Macron's triumphs have brought to an end.
But the rockets did not explode as normal, and there was little blast effect.
A crude 1kt terrorist weapon would produce lethal initial nuclear radiation out to 800m from ground zero, although its lethal blast effect would extend only to 450m.
Energy-absorbing armour located under the vehicle also comes to the rescue in reducing the blast effect, a trade-off between thickness and weight being the norm in order to avoid cumbersome solutions.
The rape of the girl and the trauma she experienced is not new and this has happened in the past but this case has acted like a pressure cooker blast effect," Anjali Raval, a 35-year-old housewife, told AFP at the rally.
However, there are reports of collateral damage in the adjacent compound due to blast effect.
What makes the IED so successful is that it relies primarily on the blast effect to cause its damage.
School, Shirayama elementary, demolished, blast effect Tenements, demolished.
One terrorism expert said the plot would probably fail because huge amounts of explosives and a detailed knowledge of blast effect would be necessary.