Accession Number:

AD0338969

Title:

Measurement of Permanent Ground Movements with Depth,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE SPECIAL WEAPONS CENTER KIRTLAND AFB N MEX

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-07-03

Pagination or Media Count:

67.0

Abstract:

The objective of Project 1.13 was to measure permanent ground deformations with depth result ing from a surface nuclear blast. Six 75-foot deep plastic casings were installed in pairs at distances of 150, 180, and 210 feet from ground zero. The overpressures at these distances were

Subject Categories:

  • Soil Mechanics
  • Seismology
  • Nuclear Explosions and Devices (Non-Military)

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE