Accession Number : ADA116982

Title :   New Pressure Test for Determining Coefficient of Permeability of Rock Masses.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS GEOTECHNICAL LAB

Personal Author(s) : Bennett,Robert D ; Anderson,Robert F

PDF Url : ADA116982

Report Date : Jul 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 65

Abstract : New borehole pressure injection test equipment for determining the coefficient of permeability has been developed that has several improvements over equipment now in common use. This report describes the major components of the new test equipment and the improvements made to both equipment and test procedures for reliable operation and accurate test results. Methods of reporting, analyzing, and interpreting results are also presented. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Rock, *Permeability, Determination, Boreholes, Injection, Water, Air, Field tests, Test equipment, Pressure, Air pressure

Subject Categories : Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy
      Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Civil Engineering
      Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE