Date

02 Jun 1988, 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

Abstract

Transit pulse wave times through a weakly cemented sandstone rock being measured on prismatic specimens with and without initial plane of weakness, which is uniaxially loaded at different stages. The velocity, Elastic moduli bulk compressibility, and vertical strain were calculated for each loading level. Results have shown, that such rock properties have changed dramatically. Thus they should be considered thoroughly for any engineering evaluation in such rock type.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Meeting Name

2nd Conference of the International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Document Version

Final Version

Rights

© 1988 University of Missouri--Rolla, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

File Type

text

Language

English

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Simultaneous Velocity Measurements with Uniaxial Loading on Weak Sandstone from Iraq

Transit pulse wave times through a weakly cemented sandstone rock being measured on prismatic specimens with and without initial plane of weakness, which is uniaxially loaded at different stages. The velocity, Elastic moduli bulk compressibility, and vertical strain were calculated for each loading level. Results have shown, that such rock properties have changed dramatically. Thus they should be considered thoroughly for any engineering evaluation in such rock type.