Note on a Volumetric Technique for the Determination of Stress in Rock

Leiding, F. Q. P.
Organization: The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
Pages: 5
Publication Date: Unavailable
SYNOPSIS A technique is described for measuring the change in volume in a borehole drilled in a rock mass subjected to stress and strain. It is shown that the volumetric strain or change in volume provides a practical estimate of the the stress in the rock.
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