EVENT TREE ANALYSIS AT THE SAVANNAH RIVER SITE: A CASE HISTORY

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At the Savannah River Site (SRS), a Department of Energy (DOE) installation in west-central South Carolina there is a unique geologic stratum that exists at depth that has the potential to cause surface settlement resulting from a seismic event. In the past the particular stratum in question has been remediated via pressure grouting, however the benefits of remediation have always been debatable. Recently the SRS has attempted to frame the issue in terms of risk via an event tree or logic tree analysis. This paper describes that analysis, including the input data required.

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Williams, R May 25, 2009.

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At the Savannah River Site (SRS), a Department of Energy (DOE) installation in west-central South Carolina there is a unique geologic stratum that exists at depth that has the potential to cause surface settlement resulting from a seismic event. In the past the particular stratum in question has been remediated via pressure grouting, however the benefits of remediation have always been debatable. Recently the SRS has attempted to frame the issue in terms of risk via an event tree or logic tree analysis. This paper describes that analysis, including the input data required.

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  • Journal Name: The Art of Foundation Engineering Practice: A Geotechnical Special Publication Honoring Clyde Baker

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  • Report No.: SRNS-STI-2009-00348
  • Grant Number: DE-AC09-08SR22470
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 953478
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc932150

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Williams, R. EVENT TREE ANALYSIS AT THE SAVANNAH RIVER SITE: A CASE HISTORY, article, May 25, 2009; South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc932150/: accessed November 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.