Frictional Properties of Rock Applied to Mining Excavations

Hadjigeorgiou, J.
Organization: International Conference on Ground Control in Mining
Pages: 16
Publication Date: Jan 1, 1987
Results of direct shear tests on rock discontinuities and triaxial compression tests on intact rocks are presented and - discussed. The main parameters considered area stress functions, angle of internal friction and cohesion variations. Primary objective of this work is to determine relationships that adequately describe the rock behaviour for design of mining excavations, while still maintaining a certain degree of simplicity.
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