Accession Number:

AD0779533

Title:

Crater Measurements,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER NUCLEAR CRATERING GROUP LIVERMORE CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1965-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

131.0

Abstract:

Project PreSchooner was the detonation of a four 20-ton chemical explosive cratering charges in basalt. The objectives of the project were To improve ability to predict crater dimensions in hard rock material as a function of depth of charge burial to contribute data for design of 100kt nuclear cratering experiment and to provide information on rupture, upthrust, slope stability and engineering properties of explosively produced craters.

Subject Categories:

  • Explosions

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE