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Publications by [Brown E. T.]

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This paper summarizes the interpretation of the Hoek-Brown failure criterion which has been found to work best in dealing with practical engineering problems.<br>
Reference: International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, Vol 34, No 8, 1997, pages 1165-1186
This paper is about the prediction of in situ stresses for large underground excavations in rock using empirical relationships.
Reference: Int. J. Rock Mech. Min. Sci. & Geomech. Abstr. Vol. 15, pp. 211-215.
<p>The Hoek-Brown failure criterion was originally developed for estimating the strengths of hard rock masses. Because of the lack of suitable alternatives, the criterion has been applied to a variety of rock masses including very poor quality rocks, which ...