Rock mechanics activities at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

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The application of rock mechanics at nuclear waste repositories is a true multidisciplinary effort. A description and historical summary of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) is presented. Rock mechanics programs at the WIPP are outlined, and the current rock mechanics modeling philosophy of the Westinghouse Waste Isolation Division is discussed.

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Francke, C. & Saeb, S. December 31, 1996.

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  • Francke, C. Westinghouse Electric Corp., Carlsbad, NM (United States)
  • Saeb, S. International Technology Corp., Albuquerque, NM (United States)

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The application of rock mechanics at nuclear waste repositories is a true multidisciplinary effort. A description and historical summary of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) is presented. Rock mechanics programs at the WIPP are outlined, and the current rock mechanics modeling philosophy of the Westinghouse Waste Isolation Division is discussed.

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10 p.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97004462

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  • Other Information: PBD: [1996]

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  • Other: DE97004462
  • Report No.: DOE/WIPP--96-2191
  • Grant Number: AC04-86AL31950
  • DOI: 10.2172/515494 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 515494
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc697468

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Francke, C. & Saeb, S. Rock mechanics activities at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, report, December 31, 1996; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc697468/: accessed November 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.