Accession Number : AD0659324

Title :   PROCEEDINGS: DASA GROUND SHOCK CALCULATION MEETING.

Descriptive Note : Revised ed.

Corporate Author : GENERAL ELECTRIC CO SANTA BARBARA CALIF DASA INFORMATION AND ANALYSIS CENTER

Report Date : SEP 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 349

Abstract : Papers were presented on the following topics: Axi-symmetric elastic-plastic ground motions from nuclear bursts; Summary report on development of a computer program to predict free-field ground motion; Characteristic emission from an underground explosion; Ground shock from surface bursts on rock; A characteristic finite difference scheme for calculation of airblast-induced motions in an elastic half sphere; Modified analytic solution for predicting ground shock environment from contained explosions; Analytic model for predicting ground shock environment from surface and shallow-buried nuclear explosions; Approximate solution for response of a soil-like medium by the method of generalized coordinates; Ground motion in the elastic region; Equation of state studies of porous earth; Dynamic properties of rocks; The high pressure hugoniot equation of state of two geological materials; Measurement of the very-high-pressure properties of materials using a light-gas gun; Shock unloading characteristics of crushable rocks; Stress wave propagation into a region of changing modules of deformation; Finite element approach for stress wave problems; Production of strongly overdriven plane detonation waves in condensed explosives. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS, *SHOCK WAVES), SHOCK(MECHANICS), UNDERGROUND EXPLOSIONS, SURFACE BURST, AIRBURST, ROCK, STRESSES, PROPAGATION, EQUATIONS OF STATE, SOILS, SOIL MECHANICS, EQUATIONS OF MOTION, DETONATION WAVES, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS

Subject Categories : Soil Mechanics
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE