Accession Number : ADP001707

Title :   Calculational Evaluation of the Inclusion Effects on Stress Gage Measurements in Rock and Soil,


Personal Author(s) : Florence,A. L. ; Keough,D. D. ; Mak,P.

Report Date : MAY 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : Explosion-induced stress waves in rocks and soils are frequently measured by flatpack stress gages grouted in boreholes. The stress gage measurements differ from the free-field stresses if the grout forms on inclusion because of a mismatch of material properties or inadequate bonding with the medium. Calculational results are presented for a tuff medium to illustrate inclusion effects in elastic and elastic-plastic regimes. The main effect occurs if the inclusion-medium bonding is inadequate. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Weapons effects, *Explosion effects, *Soil mechanics, *Rock mechanics, *Strain gages, *Numerical analysis, Symposia, Explosions, Stresses, Stress waves, Measurement, Grout, Boreholes, Elastic properties, Plastic properties, Soil dynamics, Stress analysis

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE