Accession Number : ADA190937

Title :   Pre-HYBLA GOLD HE Test.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : SANDIA NATIONAL LABS ALBUQUERQUE NM

PDF Url : ADA190937

Report Date : 22 Feb 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 53

Abstract : At the request of Field Command, Defense Nuclear Agency (FC/DNA), Sandia Laboratories conducted an HE test to provide a test bed for gages from various agencies proposed for use on the HYBLA GOLD event at the Nevada Test Site. The test was conducted 1 July 1977, at the Sandia Labs Coyote Test Field. FC/DNA provided a 0.91 m I.D. by 2.44 m long section of concrete pipe similar to that to be used on the HYBLA GOLD test. Instrument holes were drilled in the pipe by the University of New Mexico Civil Engineering Research Facility (CERF) located in Coyote Test Field. Test results, conclusions and recommendations as provided by each agency are included as appendices to this report. Some editing was done by the authors of this report. Responsibility for any errors is borne by them.

Descriptors :   *TEST BEDS, *PRESSURE GAGES, *DYNAMIC TESTS, *HIGH EXPLOSIVES, CONCRETE, HOLES(OPENINGS), INSTRUMENTATION, NEVADA, PIPES, TEST FACILITIES, NUCLEAR EXPLOSION SIMULATION, NUCLEAR EXPLOSION TESTING

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Thermodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE