Accession Number : AD0338969

Title :   Measurement of Permanent Ground Movements with Depth,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE SPECIAL WEAPONS CENTER KIRTLAND AFB N MEX

Personal Author(s) : Bulin,G.V. ; Wilson,S.D.

Report Date : 03 JUL 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 67

Abstract : The objective of Project 1.13 was to measure permanent ground deformations with depth result ing from a surface nuclear blast. Six 75-foot deep plastic casings were installed in pairs at distances of 150, 180, and 210 feet from ground zero. The overpressures at these distances were

Descriptors :   (*NUCLEAR EXPLOSION DAMAGE, TERRAIN), NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS, SURFACE BURST, PRESSURE, SEISMIC WAVES, INSTRUMENTATION, SOIL MECHANICS, STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY, CRATERING.

Subject Categories : Soil Mechanics
      Seismology
      Nuclear Explosions and Devices(non-military)

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE