Accession Number : AD0769581

Title :   Project DRUM INLET: Explosive Excavation in Saturated Sand.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION LIVERMORE CALIF EXPLOSIVE EXCAVATION RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s) : Snell,Charles M. ; Gillespie,Richard H.

Report Date : AUG 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 89

Abstract : The report documents the explosive excavation phase of Project Drum Inlet, the reopening of Drum Inlet navigation channel through the Outer Banks off the North Carolina coast. The design, implementation, and technical program results of the explosive event are described. A brief summary of the origin, history, and overall results of the project is also uncluded.

Descriptors :   (*Excavation, Explosives), (*Sounds(Waterways), Excavation), Detonations, Aluminized explosives, Cratering, Blast loads, Ecology, Sand, Depth, North Carolina

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering
      Explosions

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE