Construction monitoring activities in the ESF starter tunnel

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In situ design verification activities am being conducted in the North Ramp Starter Tunnel of the Yucca Mountain Project Exploratory Studies Facility. These activities include: monitoring the peak particle velocities and evaluating the damage to the rock mass associated with construction blasting, assessing the rock mass quality surrounding the tunnel, monitoring the performance of the installed ground support, and monitoring the stability of the tunnel. In this paper, examples of the data that have been collected and preliminary conclusions from the data are presented.

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Pott, J. & Carlisle, S. May 1, 1994.

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  • Pott, J. Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
  • Carlisle, S. Agapito (J.F.T.) and Associates, Inc., Grand Junction, CO (United States)

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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In situ design verification activities am being conducted in the North Ramp Starter Tunnel of the Yucca Mountain Project Exploratory Studies Facility. These activities include: monitoring the peak particle velocities and evaluating the damage to the rock mass associated with construction blasting, assessing the rock mass quality surrounding the tunnel, monitoring the performance of the installed ground support, and monitoring the stability of the tunnel. In this paper, examples of the data that have been collected and preliminary conclusions from the data are presented.

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INIS; OSTI as DE94010386

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  • International high-level radioactive waste management conference, Las Vegas, NV (United States), 22-26 May 1994

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  • Other: DE94010386
  • Report No.: SAND--94-0348C
  • Report No.: CONF-940553--42
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 145512
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc620396

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Pott, J. & Carlisle, S. Construction monitoring activities in the ESF starter tunnel, article, May 1, 1994; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc620396/: accessed July 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.