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Paper presented at the 55th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 18–25, 2021
Paper Number: ARMA-2021-1662
.... These outcomes will provide mutual benefit to both American and Israeli scientific communities. reservoir characterization israel upstream oil & gas structural geology nuclear waste disposal porosity change chalk hydrostatic compaction nuclear waste repository compaction temperature range...
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Paper presented at the 48th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 1–4, 2014
Paper Number: ARMA-2014-7545
...) Underground Research Laboratory (URL), are analysed and compared to examine how thermal loading and the modelling process varies between different rock types. Reservoir Characterization nuclear waste repository structural geology Cobourg limestone thermal property experiment thermal-mechancial...
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Paper presented at the 47th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 23–26, 2013
Paper Number: ARMA-2013-483
..., the comparisons between model predictions and observations are quite satisfactory. flow in porous media nuclear waste repository porosity Upstream Oil & Gas in-situ test MPa Reservoir Characterization Geotechnique prediction clay barrier granite conductivity bentonite liquid pressure host...
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Paper presented at the Alaska Rocks 2005, The 40th U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics (USRMS), June 25–29, 2005
Paper Number: ARMA-05-750
... ABSTRACT: Heat generated from the waste in the repository will result in an increase in rock temperature and substantially change the stress state of the host rock surrounding a nuclear waste repository. In this study, a series of uniaxial constant loading tests with acoustic emission...
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Paper presented at the Alaska Rocks 2005, The 40th U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics (USRMS), June 25–29, 2005
Paper Number: ARMA-05-837
... ABSTRACT: The proposed nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada currently includes a minimum of 50 years forced ventilation inside of emplacement drifts prior to repository closure. To regulate the heat generated from emplaced waste packages, the ventilation during the pre-closure...
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Paper presented at the DC Rocks 2001, The 38th U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics (USRMS), July 7–10, 2001
Paper Number: ARMA-01-0559
... ABSTRACT: Changing designs of a proposed nuclear waste repository, such as waste package inventories and invert materials, affect Thermal-Hydrologic (TH) environment around the repository drift significantly, and alter the performance of the repository. Design sensitivity of a potential...
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Paper presented at the Vail Rocks 1999, The 37th U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics (USRMS), June 7–9, 1999
Paper Number: ARMA-99-1043
... machine learning reservoir geomechanics Upstream Oil & Gas anhydrite Artificial Intelligence extraction ratio Reservoir Characterization solid waste management geotechnical factor nuclear waste repository stability excavation sequence pillar Waste Isolation Pilot Plant room 7...
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Paper presented at the The 33rd U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics (USRMS), June 3–5, 1992
Paper Number: ARMA-92-0461
.... Therefore, it is expected that much of the technology and experience gained from these projects can be used in developing a nuclear waste repository. There are, however, unique features of the repository development that are unprecedented in any mining or civil engineering experience, and must be given...
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Paper presented at the The 29th U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics (USRMS), June 13–15, 1988
Paper Number: ARMA-88-0413
...-Time model. 1 INTRODUCTION Design and performance assessment calculations for a nuclear waste repository require an accurate model of the constitutive behavior of the host medium. A salt formation, among others, has been selected as a candidate site for the first nuclear waste reposi- tory. Laboratory...
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Paper presented at the The 29th U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics (USRMS), June 13–15, 1988
Paper Number: ARMA-88-0653
... Reservoir Characterization Upstream Oil & Gas hoop deformation reservoir geomechanics concrete shaft liner design methodology shaft liner casing design concrete liner rock behavior shaft casing and cementing nuclear waste repository liner calculation requirement support...
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Paper presented at the The 28th U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics (USRMS), June 29–July 1, 1987
Paper Number: ARMA-87-0715
...28th US Symposium on Rock Mechanics / Tucson/29 June- 1 July 198 7 Rationale for development of constitutive models of a basalt rock mass for design of a nuclear waste repository at the Hanford Site K.S.Donovan, G.A.Lehmann, R.S.Pearce & K.Kim Rockwell Hanford Operations, Richland, Wash., USA...
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Paper presented at the The 28th U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics (USRMS), June 29–July 1, 1987
Paper Number: ARMA-87-0755
... flow in porous media heat source Upstream Oil & Gas porous medium heated convection Rayleigh number Fluid Dynamics porous medium high-level nuclear waste repository high rayleigh number solid waste management waste repository repository aspect ratio host rock nuclear waste...
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Paper presented at the The 27th U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics (USRMS), June 23–25, 1986
Paper Number: ARMA-86-0910
...Coptr 131 A NOVEL OPERATING PRINCIPLE FOR A NUCLEAR WASTE REPOSITORY IN CRYSTALLINE ROCK B.H.G. Brady, B.E. Hobbs, L. Paterson, H.P. Schlanger CSIRO, Division of Geomechanics, Melbourne, Australia Abstract. A novel principle for a waste repository, based on a backfilled thermosyphon...
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Paper presented at the The 25th U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics (USRMS), June 25–27, 1984
Paper Number: ARMA-84-1103
...Chapter 114 ROCK SUPPORT FOR NUCLEAR WASTE REPOSITORIES by Lee W. Abramson and Birger Schmidt Project Engineer, Parsons Brinckerhoff New York, New York Vice President, Parsons Brinckerhoff San Francisco, California INTRODUG' rloN The design of rock support for underground nuclear waste reposi...
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Paper presented at the The 24th U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics (USRMS), June 20–23, 1983
Paper Number: ARMA-83-0829
... repository deformation repository mechanics rock mass behavior requirement DOE 24th U.S. Sympoatum on Rock Mechanica June [983 A PHASED DESIGN APPROACH TO A NUCLEAR WASTE REPOSITORY IN HARD ROCK V. RAJARAM F. S. KHNDORSKI R. A. GS Engineers International, Inc. Westmont, IL M. S. NATARAJA Nuclear...
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Paper presented at the The 23rd U.S Symposium on Rock Mechanics (USRMS), August 25–27, 1982
Paper Number: ARMA-82-684
... nuclear waste repositories in salt. This form was selected because it fits the data well, incorporates steady-state deformation, and can account for complex thermomechanical history. To account for temporal changes in stress and temperature, a strain-hardening strategy was adopted. Development...
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Paper presented at the The 21st U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics (USRMS), May 27–30, 1980
Paper Number: ARMA-80-0026
... INTRODUCTION One of the nation's first nuclear waste repositories in a geologic media is presently being planned in the bedded salt deposits of the Delaware Basin in southeastern New Mexico. The project, WIPP (Waste Isolation Pilot Plant), is intended to provide storage capabilities to dispose...

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