Geomechanics investigations in support of the large block test at Fran Ridge, Nye County, Nevada. Metadata

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  • Main Title Geomechanics investigations in support of the large block test at Fran Ridge, Nye County, Nevada.


  • Author: Blair, S.C.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Berge, P.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Kansa, E.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Lin, Wunan
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Roberts, J.
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Sponsor: United States. Department of Energy.
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)


  • Name: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
    Place of Publication: California
    Additional Info: Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA (United States)


  • Creation: 1994-07-21


  • English


  • Content Description: The Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project is investigating the Topopah Spring Tuff at Yucca Mountain, Nevada for its suitability as a host rock for the disposal of high level nuclear wastes. The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is planning a large block test (LBT) to investigate coupled thermal-mechanical-hydrological and geochemical processes that may occur in the repository near-field environment.
  • Physical Description: 8 p.


  • Keyword: Radioactive Waste Disposal
  • Keyword: Testing
  • Keyword: Geology
  • Keyword: Lagrangian Function
  • STI Subject Categories: 05 Nuclear Fuels
  • Keyword: Mathematical Models
  • Keyword: F Codes
  • Keyword: Tuff
  • Keyword: Rock Mechanics
  • Keyword: High-Level Radioactive Wastes
  • Keyword: Nevada
  • Keyword: Yucca Mountain Project
  • Keyword: Yucca Mountain


  • Conference: 2. international conference on mechanics of jointed and faulted rock, Vienna (Austria), 10-14 Apr 1995


  • Name: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports
    Code: OSTI


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Article


  • Text


  • Other: DE94017413
  • Report No.: UCRL-JC--115341
  • Report No.: CONF-950435--1
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 61005
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc690627


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