CORRELATION OF GROUND BEHAVIOR UNDER STATIC BOADING WITH DYNAMIC RESPONSE

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Amount:
$83,259.00
Award Year:
1987
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
N/A
Agency Tracking Number:
2458
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Utd Inc.
8220 Russell Rd, Alexandria, VA, 22309
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 Dr Eugene L Foster
 (703) 360-3200
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
THE OBJECTIVES OF THE PROPOSED EFFORT ARE TO DEVELOP A GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION SCHEME AND A DESIGN METHODOLOGY FOR HARDENED UNDERGROUND STRUCTURES. THESE ARE TO BE ACHIEVED BY ENTENDING EXISTING NEW AUSTRIAN TUNNELING METHOD(NATM) TECHNIQUES THROUGH THEORETICAL MODELING COMBINED WITH EXPERIMENTATION TO ENABLE THEM TO BE USED FOR TWO PURPOSES: (1) TO DETERMINE, FROM NATM TECHNQUES THE GROSS PROPERTIES OF A ROCK FORMATION, AND (2) TO PROVIDE A DESIGN PROCEDURE FOR LININGS/TUNNEL SUPPORTS WHICH CAN BE USED WITHTHE GROSS FORMATION PROPERTIES OBTAINED IN (1) TO DESIGN A FACILITY HAVING A DESIRED LEVELOF HARDNESS/SURVIVABILITY.

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