This report uses ultimate load theory and simplified dynamic analysis to assess aircraft shelter door performance when subjected to pressure loading from high-yield nuclear explosions. The analysis calculates door thickness, weight, and cost for alternative span sizes and degrees of hardness.
Sandoval, C. A., Size and Cost of Shelter Doors Subjected to Long Duration Nuclear Blast Loading. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 1957. https://www.rand.org/pubs/documents/D4630.html.
Sandoval, C. A., Size and Cost of Shelter Doors Subjected to Long Duration Nuclear Blast Loading, Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corporation, D-4630, 1957. As of January 12, 2022: https://www.rand.org/pubs/documents/D4630.html