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Title: THE NEPTUNE EVENT--A NUCLEAR EXPLOSIVE CRATERING EXPERIMENT

Abstract

The Neptune device was detonated underground in a room approximately 12 x 17 x 10 ft, at the end of a hooked drift. The yield was 115 plus or minus 15 tons. The shot and its effects are described and the major contributions of the data to the theory and prediction of cratering phenomenology are indicated. (W.D.M.)

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
California. Univ., Livermore. Lawrence Radiation Lab.
Sponsoring Org.:
US Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)
OSTI Identifier:
4139312
Report Number(s):
UCRL-5766
NSA Number:
NSA-14-015490
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS

Citation Formats

Shelton, A V, Nordyke, M D, and Goeckermann, R H. THE NEPTUNE EVENT--A NUCLEAR EXPLOSIVE CRATERING EXPERIMENT. United States: N. p., 1960. Web. doi:10.2172/4139312.
Shelton, A V, Nordyke, M D, & Goeckermann, R H. THE NEPTUNE EVENT--A NUCLEAR EXPLOSIVE CRATERING EXPERIMENT. United States. doi:10.2172/4139312.
Shelton, A V, Nordyke, M D, and Goeckermann, R H. Tue . "THE NEPTUNE EVENT--A NUCLEAR EXPLOSIVE CRATERING EXPERIMENT". United States. doi:10.2172/4139312. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/4139312.
@article{osti_4139312,
title = {THE NEPTUNE EVENT--A NUCLEAR EXPLOSIVE CRATERING EXPERIMENT},
author = {Shelton, A V and Nordyke, M D and Goeckermann, R H},
abstractNote = {The Neptune device was detonated underground in a room approximately 12 x 17 x 10 ft, at the end of a hooked drift. The yield was 115 plus or minus 15 tons. The shot and its effects are described and the major contributions of the data to the theory and prediction of cratering phenomenology are indicated. (W.D.M.)},
doi = {10.2172/4139312},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Tue Apr 19 00:00:00 EST 1960},
month = {Tue Apr 19 00:00:00 EST 1960}
}

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