Stakeholder acceptance analysis ResonantSonic drilling

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This report presents evaluations, recommendations, and requirements concerning ResonantSonic Drilling (Sonic Drilling), derived from a three-year program of stakeholder involvement. Sonic Drilling is an innovative method to reach contamination in soil and groundwater. The resonant sonic drill rig uses counter-rotating weights to generate energy, which causes the drill pipe to vibrate elastically along its entire length. In the resonant condition, forces of up to 200,000 pounds are transmitted to the drill bit face to create a cutting action. The resonant energy causes subsurface materials to move back into the adjacent formation, permitting the drill pipe to advance. This report is ... continued below

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Peterson, T. December 1, 1995.

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  • Peterson, T. Battelle Seattle Research Center, WA (United States)

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  • Pacific Northwest Laboratory
    Publisher Info: Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)
    Place of Publication: Richland, Washington

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This report presents evaluations, recommendations, and requirements concerning ResonantSonic Drilling (Sonic Drilling), derived from a three-year program of stakeholder involvement. Sonic Drilling is an innovative method to reach contamination in soil and groundwater. The resonant sonic drill rig uses counter-rotating weights to generate energy, which causes the drill pipe to vibrate elastically along its entire length. In the resonant condition, forces of up to 200,000 pounds are transmitted to the drill bit face to create a cutting action. The resonant energy causes subsurface materials to move back into the adjacent formation, permitting the drill pipe to advance. This report is for technology developers and those responsible for making decisions about the use of technology to remediate contamination by volatile organic compounds. Stakeholders` perspectives help those responsible for technology deployment to make good decisions concerning the acceptability and applicability of sonic drilling to the remediation problems they face.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96006114

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  • Other Information: PBD: Dec 1995

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  • Other: DE96006114
  • Report No.: PNNL--10914
  • Report No.: BSRC--800/95/019
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/197854 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 197854
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc673113

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Peterson, T. Stakeholder acceptance analysis ResonantSonic drilling, report, December 1, 1995; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc673113/: accessed September 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.