Title: USDA Forest Products Laboratory's Debris Launcher
Author: Bridwell, James J. J.; Ross, Robert J.; Cai, Zhiyong; Kretschmann, David E.;
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Note, FPL-RN-0329, 2013: 17 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Description: Throughout the United States, hundreds of tornados and several hurricanes affect people’s livelihoods each year. These natural disasters not only cause structural damage to property, they also cause numerous injuries, and regrettably, far too many deaths of people caught in their path. In an effort to increase the probability of surviving the strong winds and associated flying debris of these ferocious storms, a number of Americans are installing safe rooms in their homes.
Keywords: Safe rooms, cross laminated timber, debris launcher
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Bridwell, James J.; Ross, Robert J.; Cai, Zhiyong; Kretschmann, David E. 2013. USDA Forest Products Laboratory's debris launcher. Research Note, FPL-RN-0329. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 17 p.
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