FRACTURE DYNAMICS OF ROCK

AUTHOR DEFINES SEVERAL TYPES OF FAILURE THAT CAN OCCUR, DISTINGUISHING ESPECIALLY FRACTURE INITIATION, UNSTABLE FRACTURE PROPAGATION, STRENGTH FAILURE (CORRESPONDING TO MAXIMUM STRESS THE MATERIAL CAN SUPPORT), AND RUPTURE. THE STABILITY CRITERION FOR FRACTURE PROPAGATION AND THE TERMINAL FRACTURE VELOCITY ARE DISCUSSED, AND SOME EXPERIMENTAL DATA OBTAINED BY THE AUTHOR ON A NORITE ROCK ARE GIVEN. OF PARTICULAR INTEREST ARE SOME PHOTOGRAPHS OF A PROPAGATING HIGH SPEED CRACK TAKEN AT 1,500,000 FRAMES PER SECOND. /AMR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 4, No 4, PP 415-430
  • Corporate Authors:

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    ,   United States 
  • Authors:
    • Bieniawski, Z T
  • Publication Date: 1968-12

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  • Accession Number: 00235782
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 14 2003 12:00AM