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Craters and Cavities Formed by Underground Nuclear Explosions, Volume I (Basic for SC-RR-68-0141 and SC-RR-68-0142)
Hakala, W W [Civil Engineering Department, University of New Mexico]
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Publication Date:
1968 Sep 01
Document Pages:
66 p.
Document Number(s):
SC-RR-68-0140 (Vol. 1); ALSNL199800001622
Originating Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
OpenNet Entry Date:
1999 Sep 28
OpenNet Modified Date:
1999 Sep 28
From tests on similar geologic materials, it was found that measured cavity radius scales as the 1/3 power of the yield and was not the true cavity geometry. The scaled burial depth of the bomb was the main factor for such radius computations.

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