Accession Number:

AD0743323

Title:

Grouting in Support of Underground Nuclear Testing,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

30.0

Abstract:

The development and the placement of grouts in support of underground nuclear experiments is described. Support consists of consultation services for grouting programs development of grout mixtures to meet experimental requirements, i.e., stemming of nuclear devices in deep drilled holes coupling to formations associated instrumentation emplaced in deep holes drilled in various rock and alluvium formations as massive plugs in shafts and tunnels as shock-mitigation material behind tunnel liners, etc. Problems experienced and resolution of such problems are described.

Subject Categories:

  • Miscellaneous Materials
  • Nuclear Instrumentation

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE