Geotechnical Investigations at two NPP Sites in Turkey

The geotechnical investigations carried out at two different NPP sites are Part of the detailed site investigation program. It includes studies such as, assessment of rock mass conditions encountered at the two NPP sites and determination of geotechnical parameters by field investigations, determination of physical and mechanical properties of the basic rock types by laboratory tests, evaluation of the stability of foundations and pit slopes under design loading conditions by engineering analyses. Based on these studies the most favorable layouts for various NPP units are suggested.
International Society for Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering International Symposium 1988, ISRM 1988, (12 September 1988 through 16 September 1988)


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C. Karpuz, “Geotechnical Investigations at two NPP Sites in Turkey,” presented at the International Society for Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering International Symposium 1988, ISRM 1988, (12 September 1988 through 16 September 1988), Madrid; Spain, 1988, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: