TUNNELLING IN ROCK. CHAPTER 8: JOINTS AND GOUGE MATERIALS - THEIR IMPORTANCE AND TESTING

In this chapter all rock discontinuities are referred to as joints, and gouge materials are defined as any material which occurs between two joint surfaces and is different from the host material. The chapter is subdivided as follows: joint factors important in tunnel design; significance of jointing and gouge in tunnel deformation; significance of jointing and gouge in tunnel stability, and testing of joints and gouge materials. /TRRL/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also HRIS 095929 through 095933 and 095935 through 095937 for Chapters 3-7, 9, 10 and 14.
  • Corporate Authors:

    South African Institute of Civil Engineers

    2 Hollard Street
    Johannesburg,   South Africa 

    South African Council for Scientific & Indus Res

    P.O. Box 395
    Pretoria, Transvaal,   South Africa 
  • Authors:
    • Robertson, M G
  • Publication Date: 1974-6-1

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  • Accession Number: 00095934
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1975 12:00AM