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To: Notoriously Conservative

The calculator does thermal only, and apparently for a ground detonation.

http://www.aussurvivalist.com/nuclear/downloads.htm

These will get closer to reality, if you can run DOS programs. A little geekier and not as pretty, but if you really want to plan against a nuke going off near you, it’s the way to go.

I have the circular slide rule that came with the Glasstone book, plus some specialized models. I found that even being 20 miles away from an “optimum burst height” blast can break glass and scorch things.


18 posted on 03/04/2009 9:00:28 AM PST by DBrow
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To: DBrow

Book mark.


21 posted on 03/04/2009 9:19:46 AM PST by WakeUpAndVote
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