Accession Number:

AD0680910

Title:

PROJECT DUGOUT, NEVADA TEST SITE - JUNE 24, 1964. DEEP UNDERGROUND SHOCK MEASUREMENTS.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS NUCLEAR WEAPONS EFFECTS DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

51.0

Abstract:

Project DUGOUT, executed as part of the Plowshare Program for development of nuclear excavation, was a chemical row-charge cratering experiment in basalt on Buckboard Mesa at the U. S. Atomic Energy Commissions Nevada Test Site. The purpose of the experiment was to develop a more complete understanding of the fundamental processes involved in row-charge cratering. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Explosions
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE