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6/4/2014Nanni 1 SAS Safety of Airport Structures Program: 14:30 Welcome – Francesco Di Maio, Paolo Gasparini 15:00 Project Outline – Antonio Nanni 15:30.

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1 6/4/2014Nanni 1 SAS Safety of Airport Structures Program: 14:30 Welcome – Francesco Di Maio, Paolo Gasparini 15:00 Project Outline – Antonio Nanni 15:30 Results Presentation 16:00 Coffee Break 16:30 Results Presentation 17:30 Open Discussion 18:00 Adjourn

2 6/4/2014Nanni 2 SAS Safety of Airport Structures Highlights: Started in December 2006 (12-month duration) Funded by EPCIP European Programme for Critical Infrastructure Protection - European Commission - Area Freedom Security, and Justice Total budget: ,00 Objective: to assess and optimize a barrier configuration to be used by ENAV to protect airport infrastructures

3 6/4/2014Nanni 3 SAS Safety of Airport Structures Team Partners: –AMRA (project leader, research center - Italy); –ENAV (end-user - Italy); –WAI (engineering firm - UK); –ATP (FRP manufacturer - Italy); and, –Saint Gobain Vetrotex España (supplier - Spain).

4 6/4/2014Nanni 4 SAS Safety of Airport Structures Critical infrastructure: VORs

5 6/4/2014Nanni 5 SAS Safety of Airport Structures Old fence system

6 6/4/2014Nanni 6 SAS Safety of Airport Structures New fence system

7 6/4/2014Nanni 7 SAS Safety of Airport Structures Activities: Design of a precast solution to achieve low-cost installation and maintenance; Design of steel-free system to improve radio-transparency properties (including foundation); Assessment of radio-transparency properties of system through numerical analysis and physical tests; Structural analysis and mechanical tests of system components; and, Blast analysis and tests to verify capability to withstand dynamic loads; and, Demonstration

8 6/4/2014Nanni 8 SAS Safety of Airport Structures Participants: Department of Structural Engineering – Federico II (static tests); Department of Electrical Engineering – Federico II (radio- transparency tests); Italian Navy – Navispelog (blast test monitoring); Italian Police – Questura di Napoli (blast test authorization); Italian Police – Questura di Frosinone (explosives transport authorization); Italian Army consultants (blast tests); UEE Italia (blast tests – explosives);

9 6/4/2014Nanni 9 SAS Safety of Airport Structures Participants (cont.): Edilcalcestruzzi – (blast tests - fire range); Endevco (blast tests - high shock accelerometers); Phantom (blast tests - high speed cameras); SUPSI – University of Lugano (tests on dynamic material properties); PREMER s.r.l. (precast concrete base); Meccanica Faggio s.r.l. (static tests set-up); SEPE Costruzioni s.r.l.; (blast tests – barrier installation); COSEN s.r.l. (prototypes installation);

10 6/4/2014Nanni 10 SAS Safety of Airport Structures Demo installation at Rome Airport – November 22, 2007

11 6/4/2014Nanni 11 SAS Safety of Airport Structures Conclusions: Project consisted of complex design of a civil structure taking into account unusual requirements; Unconventional dynamic load scenario was considered and specific mechanical tests were performed; Optimization of the system was conducted considering installation and maintenance requirements; Numerical analysis and lab tests were carried out in order to verify radio-transparency properties of system;

12 6/4/2014Nanni 12 SAS Safety of Airport Structures Conclusions (cont.): Blast characterization of the structure was performed through numerical analysis and field test; Project focused on defining a protocol with input from owner, engineer, researcher, and material supplier and manufacturer; Field demonstration confirmed the success of the project; and, This experience can be replicated for similar endeavors related to security problems.

13 6/4/2014Nanni 13 SAS Safety of Airport Structures Presentations: Administrative management of the project (AMRA); Partecipant perspective (CSSN); Design of the barrier (AMRA); Composites in construction (AMRA); Radio – transparency assessment of barrier (DIEL); Blast tests of barrier (AMRA – CSSN); Numerical analysis of barrier subject to blast (WAI); and Open Discussion.\


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