Uniaxial test and mechanical behavior analysis of the tuffaceous beds of Calico Hills, Yucca Mountain, Nevada
AdvisorSchultz, Richard A.
Geological Sciences and Engineering
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Uniaxial compression tests were performed on specimens of the tuff found in the Calico Hills near Yucca Mountain. The mechanical properties of the tuffs from the same stratigraphic location are highly consistent and vary slightly with location. Differences between the two tuff types are significant.
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