MECHANICS OF JOINTED ROCK MASSES

THIS REPORT DEALS WITH THE APPLICATION OF ROCK MECHANICS TO TUNNELLING AND REVIEWS THE LITERATURE ON THE SUBJECT OF JOINTED ROCK MASSES - THEIR FAILURE MECHANISMS, BEHAVIOR UNDER LOAD AND METHODS OF ANALYSIS. DATA ARE INCLUDED ON THE BEHAVIOR OF INTACT ROCK MATERIAL, THE SLIDING CHARACTERISTICS OF JOINTS, THE INFLUENCE OF THE ORIENTATION AND SPACING OF JOINTS ON THE BEHAVIOR OF ROCK MASSES, THE INFLUENCE OF THE APPLIED STRESS FIELD ON THE BEHAVIOR OF JOINTED ROCK, AND THE FAILURE MODES OF JOINTED ROCK MASSES. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Cncl Scient & Indus Res /S Africa

    /Nat Inst Road Res
    ,   United States 
  • Authors:
    • Bieniawski, Z T
  • Publication Date: 1971-3

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 46 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00237026
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: No Meg 998 R&d Rpt
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 9 1973 12:00AM