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By Lianyang Zhang

More usually than now not, it's tricky or maybe very unlikely to acquire at once the explicit rock parameters of curiosity utilizing in situ methods. The strategies for measuring such a lot rock homes also are time eating and costly. Engineering homes of Rocks, moment version, explores using usual values and/or empirical correlations of comparable rocks to figure out the explicit parameters wanted. The publication is predicated at the author's wide adventure and gives a unmarried resource of data for the review of rock homes. It systematically describes the type and characterization of intact rock, rock discontinuities, and rock lots, and offers some of the oblique equipment for estimating the deformability, power, and permeability of those elements in addition to the in situ rock stresses.

  • Presents a unmarried resource for the correlations on rock properties
  • Saves time and assets invested on in situ checking out procedures
  • Fully up-to-date with present literature
  • Expanded assurance of rock varieties and geographical locations

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8. The density of rocks can be determined using the method suggested by ISRM (1979). The density of rocks depends on the mineral composition, the porosity and the filling material in the voids. 9 lists the typical values of density for different intact rocks. Since, as described earlier, the porosity decreases with increasing depth, the density of rocks increases with depth (see Fig. 3). 7 Values of ni, a and b for Eq. 95 Notes: r2 is the determination coefficient for the best fitting of the experimental data.

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