Document Type

Patent

Abstract

A venting-membrane system for mitigating blast pressure generated from a blast force on a wall structure. The venting-membrane system having a framework including a plurality of parallel structural members defining a wall structure having an interior surface and an exterior surface. At least one inflatable enclosure attached to the interior surface of the wall; and at least one inflatable enclosure attached to the exterior surface of the wall wherein the at least one inflatable enclosure attached to the interior surface of the wall is in communication with the at least one inflatable enclosure attached to the exterior surface of the wall.

Patent Country

US

Patent Number

US6298607

Publication Date

10-9-2001

Assignee(s)

The University of Toledo

Application Number

09/281327

Filing Date

March 1999

Primary Class

52/1

Secondary Class

52/2.11; 52/2.23; 109/26; 109/49.5; 109/78

Rights

These materials are free of copyright restrictions and are in the public domain within the United States only. The USPTO reserves the right to assert copyright protection internationally.

Institution

The University of Toledo

Repository

University of Toledo Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Initiatives

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