Accession Number:

AD0728851

Title:

Dynamic Shear Strength of Shock-Loaded Granite and Polycrystalline Quartz

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Apr 1969-15 Apr 1971

Corporate Author:

STANFORD RESEARCH INST MENLO PARK CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-02-15

Pagination or Media Count:

63.0

Abstract:

Shock wave experiments were conducted to determine the behavior of the dynamic shear strength near the Hugoniot elastic limit HEL for two low-porosity silicate rocks. The materials studied were Westerly granite and Arkansas novaculite.

Subject Categories:

  • Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy
  • Explosions

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE