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Title: Constitutive properties of salt from four sites. [Richton dome; Mississippi; Vacherie dome; Louisiana; Permian basin, Texas; Paradox basin, Utah]

Abstract

Results are presented from laboratory strength and creep tests performed on salt specimens from the Richton dome in Mississippi, the Vacherie dome in Louisiana, the Permian basin in Texas, and the Paradox basin in Utah. The constitutive properties obtained are the elastic moduli and the failure envelope at 24/sup 0/C and parameter values for the baseline creep law. Some additional data are presented to indicate how the elastic moduli and strength change with temperature. The constitutive properties given in this report and subsequent numerical simulations will serve as input to the screening of site locations for a nuclear-waste repository. The matrix of tests performed is the minimum effort required to obtain these constitutive properties. Comparison of results with those obtained for sites that have been characterized in greater detail suggests that the constitutive parameter values obtained are adequate for site-screening activity.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
RE/SPEC, Inc., Rapid City, SD (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
6270251
Report Number(s):
ONWI-314
ON: DE83011941
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Portions are illegible in microfiche products. Original copy available until stock is exhausted
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
58 GEOSCIENCES; 12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; SALT DEPOSITS; CREEP; POISSON RATIO; STRAINS; STRESSES; YOUNG MODULUS; EXPERIMENTAL DATA; LOUISIANA; MISSISSIPPI; SCREENING; SITE SELECTION; TEXAS; UTAH; DATA; FEDERAL REGION IV; FEDERAL REGION VI; FEDERAL REGION VIII; GEOLOGIC DEPOSITS; INFORMATION; MECHANICAL PROPERTIES; NORTH AMERICA; NUMERICAL DATA; USA; 580300* - Mineralogy, Petrology, & Rock Mechanics- (-1989); 052002 - Nuclear Fuels- Waste Disposal & Storage

Citation Formats

Pfeifle, T W, Mellegard, K D, and Senseny, P E. Constitutive properties of salt from four sites. [Richton dome; Mississippi; Vacherie dome; Louisiana; Permian basin, Texas; Paradox basin, Utah]. United States: N. p., 1983. Web.
Pfeifle, T W, Mellegard, K D, & Senseny, P E. Constitutive properties of salt from four sites. [Richton dome; Mississippi; Vacherie dome; Louisiana; Permian basin, Texas; Paradox basin, Utah]. United States.
Pfeifle, T W, Mellegard, K D, and Senseny, P E. Fri . "Constitutive properties of salt from four sites. [Richton dome; Mississippi; Vacherie dome; Louisiana; Permian basin, Texas; Paradox basin, Utah]". United States.
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abstractNote = {Results are presented from laboratory strength and creep tests performed on salt specimens from the Richton dome in Mississippi, the Vacherie dome in Louisiana, the Permian basin in Texas, and the Paradox basin in Utah. The constitutive properties obtained are the elastic moduli and the failure envelope at 24/sup 0/C and parameter values for the baseline creep law. Some additional data are presented to indicate how the elastic moduli and strength change with temperature. The constitutive properties given in this report and subsequent numerical simulations will serve as input to the screening of site locations for a nuclear-waste repository. The matrix of tests performed is the minimum effort required to obtain these constitutive properties. Comparison of results with those obtained for sites that have been characterized in greater detail suggests that the constitutive parameter values obtained are adequate for site-screening activity.},
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place = {United States},
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