Measuring the dynamic compression and release behavior of rocks and grouts associated with HYDROPLUS

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Gas-gun impact tests were performed on twelve rocks and rock simulants pertinent to the HYDROPLUS nuclear yield measurement program: A variety of tuffs, rhyolites, carbonates, grouts, an epoxy-alumina mixture and quartzite permafrost samples recovered in an apparently preserved frozen state from northern Canada. The present report presents results for all of these materials except for the carbonates. Two classes of impact techniques were employed for measuring equation-of-state properties for these materials. Both use velocity interferometry diagnostics. One, employing a sample-in-projectile geometry, provides high-precision Hugoniot data and continuous release trajectories for dry or water-saturated materials. The majority of the experiments were ... continued below

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Furnish, M. D. October 1993.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
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Gas-gun impact tests were performed on twelve rocks and rock simulants pertinent to the HYDROPLUS nuclear yield measurement program: A variety of tuffs, rhyolites, carbonates, grouts, an epoxy-alumina mixture and quartzite permafrost samples recovered in an apparently preserved frozen state from northern Canada. The present report presents results for all of these materials except for the carbonates. Two classes of impact techniques were employed for measuring equation-of-state properties for these materials. Both use velocity interferometry diagnostics. One, employing a sample-in-projectile geometry, provides high-precision Hugoniot data and continuous release trajectories for dry or water-saturated materials. The majority of the experiments were performed with this geometry. The other, employing a sample-in-target geometry, provides loading path and Hugoniot data as well as limited release data. Uncertainties in the results have been estimated by analyzing the effects of errors in observables and ancillary material properties.

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  • Other Information: PBD: Oct 1993

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  • Other: DE94003312
  • Report No.: SAND--92-0984
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/140173 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 140173
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc619142

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Furnish, M. D. Measuring the dynamic compression and release behavior of rocks and grouts associated with HYDROPLUS, report, October 1993; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc619142/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.