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Publications tagged with [Hoek - Brown criterion]

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<p>Although many intact rock types can be very strong, a critical confining pressure can eventually be reached in triaxial testing, such that the Mohr shear strength envelope becomes horizontal. This critical state has recently been better defined, and correct ...
Reference: ournal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering Volume 5, Issue 4, Pages 249-334 (August 2013)
The aim of this paper is the sensitivity analysis of GSI and disturbance factor dependent equations that characterize the mechanical properties of rock masses. The survey of the GSI system is not our purpose. The results show that the rock mass strength calculated ...
Reference: Geophysics, Cornell University Library
In this paper several case examples are presented to illustrate the application of the high-end (spalling) and low-end (weak ground) transition Hoek-Brown relationships proposed by Carter, Diederichs and Carvalho, (2007) as a basis for better defining rock ...
Reference: Symposium on Ground Support in Mining and Civil Engineering Construction, Edrs: T. R. Stacey and D. F. Malan
This paper questions the application of rock mass classification systems in engineering geology problems.
Reference: SAIMM, SANIRE and ISRM 6 th International Symposium on Ground Support in Mining and Civil Engineering Construction
<p>This paper applies numerical limit analyses to evaluate the ultimate bearing capacity of a surface footing resting on a rock mass whose strength can be described by the generalised Hoek&ndash;Brown failure criterion [Hoek E, Carranza-Torres C, Corkum B. ...
Reference: International Journal of Rock Mechanics & Mining Sciences 43 (2006) 920–937
<p>The notes are intended to provide an insight into practical rock engineering to students, geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists.</p>
Reference: Hoek's corner
This paper presents a methodology for estimating the properties of heterogenous rock masses such as flysch.
Reference: Bull. Engg. Geol. Env. 60, 85-92, 2001
A review of underground openings, excavated in varying rock mass types and conditions, indicates that the initiation of brittle failure occurs when the damage index, Di , expressed as the ratio of the maximum tangential boundary stress to the laboratory unconfined ...
Reference: Canadian Geotechnical Journal, Vol. 36, 1999
This technical note examines the reliability of a slope stability calculation and a tunnel support design calculation, using rockmass strength and deformation characteristics estimated by Hoek - Brown procedure.
Reference: Int. J. Rock Mech. Min. Sci. Vol. 35, No I, pp. 63-68, 1998
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