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International Journal of Protective Structures


eISSN: 2041420X | ISSN: 20414196 | Current volume: 15 | Current issue: 2 Frequency: Quarterly

Because of increased terrorist activities, the effective protection of critical civil infrastructure such as embassies, government buildings, airports and bridges against blast loads has become a critical issue.

Moreover, the effects of military ordnance on civil infrastructure, and collateral damage estimation, are increasingly topics of relevance to defence agencies and government. Hence, there has been a significant increase in research activities related to infrastructure protection against blast loads around the world. Many new research results have been obtained.

In addition to blast loads from terrorist actions or accidental gas explosions, vehicle impact on road and bridge infrastructure, ship impact on bridge structures, and impact between adjacent structures during earthquake shakings, drop weight effects, etc have also been reported to cause structural damage and failure.

Many research activities are devoted to the modeling and analysis of shock and impact effects on structures. Penetration and perforation analysis, material failure in high strain rate loading, test method developments in shock and impact conditions have also attracted increasing research interests in recent years.

International Journal of Protective Structures is a peer-reviewed journal publishing high quality research papers related to civil infrastructure protection against natural or man-made shock and impact loads.

The journal is the flagship publication of the International Association of Protective Structures (http://www.protectivestructures.org/).

International Journal of Protective Structures is a peer-reviewed journal publishing high quality research papers related to civil infrastructure protection against natural or man-made shock and impact loads, including but not limited to blast loads from terrorist actions or accidental gas explosions, vehicle impact on road and bridge infrastructure, ship impact on bridge structures, impact between adjacent structures during earthquake shakings, and drop weight effects.

The journal is the flagship publication of the International Association of Protective Structures (http://www.protectivestructures.org/).

It welcomes original papers related to the themes of the journal. Civil infrastructure may include, but is not limited to, buildings, bridges, pipelines, offshore platforms, shipping, defence facilities and other onshore, offshore, above-ground or underground structures.

The journal will be an effective medium for the timely dissemination of research findings that will not only benefit the professional communities, but also society as a whole for effective infrastructure protection. It will serve as a bridge to link active researchers, academics, engineers and policy makers around the world.

Editor-in-Chief
Hong Hao Curtin University, Australia
Associate Editors
Wensu Chen Curtin University, Australia
James Davidson Auburn University, USA
Norbert Gebbeken University of the Bundeswehr Munich, Germany
Yong Lu University of Edinburgh, UK
Editorial Board
Daniel Ambrosini CONICET / National University of Cuyo, Argentina
Masuhiro Beppu National Defense Academy, Japan
Ezio Cadoni University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland, Switzerland
Li Chen Southeast University, China
Suwen Chen Tongji University, China
Xiaowei Chen Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Nawawi Chouw University of Auckland, New Zealand
Steeve Chung Kim Yuen University of Cape Town, South Africa
Avraham Dancygier Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Xiuli Du Beijing University of Technology, China
Qin Fang Army Engineering University of PLA, China
Kazunori Fujikake National Defense Academy, Japan
Hezi Grisaro Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Yifei Hao Hebei University of Technology, China
Toshiyuki Horiguchi National Defense Academy, Japan
Mohd Ashraf Iqbal Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, India
Leopold Kruszka Military University of Technology, Poland
A. Praveen Kumar Easwari Engineering College, India
Genevieve Langdon University of Sheffield, UK
Jun Li University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Qingmin Li The University of Manchester, UK
Zhong-Xian Li Tianjin University, China
Guoxing Lu Swinburne University, Australia
Bibiana Luccioni National University of Tucumán, Argentina
Guowei Ma Hebei University of Technology, China
Vasant Matsagar Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, India
Priyan Mendis The University of Melbourne, Australia
Tuan Ngo The University of Melbourne, Australia
Jeffrey Packer University of Toronto, Canada
Thong M. Pham Curtin University, Australia
Ser Tong Quek National University of Singapore, Singapore
Malte von Ramin Fraunhofer Ernst-Mach-Institute (EMI), Germany
Ghani Razaqpur McMaster University, Canada
Alex Remennikov University of Wollogong, Australia
Werner Riedel Fraunhofer EMI, Germany
Sam Rigby University of Sheffield, UK
Hani Salim University of Missouri, USA
Yanchao Shi Tianjin University, China
Piotr Sielicki Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Yoshimi Sonoda Kyushu University, Japan
Catherine Stephens Army Engineer Research and Development Center, USA
Lauren Stewart Georgia Tech, USA
Mark Stewart University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Andrew Tyas University of Sheffield, UK
Andrew Whittaker MCEER/University at Buffalo, USA
Chengqing Wu University of Technology Sydney, Australia
David Yankelevsky Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Chunwei Zhang Qingdao University of Technology, China
Xihong Zhang Curtin University, Australia
Hongyuan Zhou Beijing University of Technology, China
Xiaoqing Zhou Shenzhen University, China
Yan Zhuge University of South Australia, Australia
Zhouhong Zong Southeast University, China
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