Accession Number:

AD0689443

Title:

CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES AND COSTS FOR UNDERGROUND EMPLACEMENT OF NUCLEAR EXPLOSIVES,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER DISTRICT FORT WORTH TEX

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

290.0

Abstract:

This report describes the equipment, methods, and costs that are considered applicable for underground emplacement construction of nuclear explosives such as would be used in nuclear excavation. The test of the report discusses the available methods and techniques currently being used in big hole 30-inch diameter and larger drilling, tunneling, and conventional shafting. The technical data have been collected from the available literature as well as by personal contacts with the Government agencies and private industries concerned. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Construction Equipment, Materials and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE