Software: FI-BLAST


FI-BLAST supports the rapid structural analysis of vehicles and buildings bearing the loads of blast and fragments from high explosive charges. FI-BLAST uses the SPLIT-X projectile and blast interface files to create time histories of stress boundary conditions applicable to surfaces of finite element models of structures.

Screenshots FI-BLAST

FI-BLAST has the following areas of application:

Thereby, FI-BLAST offers a variety of possibilities for graphical illustration of the results and thus supports the preparation of reports.

Besides the significant time savings (few seconds to minutes computation time), FI-BLAST offers considerable advantages compared to possible alternative tools like hydrocodes or empirical blast curves:

More about FI-BLAST (pdf)

The current version of FI-BLAST is 1.1.2. The release notes can be reviewed here.