BASIC CONSIDERATIONS PRELIMINARY TO THE DETERMINATION OF THE PROPERTIES OF FOUNDATION ROCK

A DETAILED KNOWLEDGE OF THE TERRAIN IS NECESSARY BEFORE CARRYING OUT TESTS FOR DETERMINING THE CHARACTERISTICS OF LARGE ENGINEERING STRUCTURE FOUNDATIONS. INVESTIGATIONS OF ROCK MASSES ARE OF PRIMARY IMPORTANCE, ON THE SURFACE AS WELL AS IN DEPTH, WITHOUT RELYING ON THE STATISTICAL HOMOGENEITY OR HETEROGENEITY OF THE ROCK UNDER STUDY. /TRRL/

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  • Pagination: p. 379-81

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00235072
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 19 1973 12:00AM