Accession Number:

AD0768958

Title:

Mechanical Properties of Nevada Test Site Tuffs from Selected Exploratory Drill Holes.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

TERRA TEK INC SALT LAKE CITY UTAH

Report Date:

1973-09-21

Pagination or Media Count:

93.0

Abstract:

Cores taken from selected exploratory holes at the Nevada Test Site were tested to determine the suitability of the location for a nuclear experiment. Tuff specimens were loadedunloaded hydrostatically to four kilobars pressure. Additionally, both constant confining pressure and uniaxial strain tests were conducted. This report consolidates all the data previously reported separately for the different sites. Modified author abstract

Subject Categories:

  • Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE