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Type: Conference paper
Title: Effect of loading rate on mechanical properties of an anisotropic sandstone under compressive loading
Author: Taheri, A.
Citation: Rock Dynamics: From Research to Engineering, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Rock Dynamics and Applications, 2016 / Zhao, J. (ed./s), vol.1, pp.185-190
Publisher: CRC Press
Issue Date: 2016
ISBN: 9781138029538
Conference Name: 2nd International Conference on Rock Dynamics and Applications (18 May 2016 - 19 May 2016 : Suzhou, China)
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A.Taheri
Abstract: An experimental investigation was carried out on the Hawkesbury sandstone to study effects of loading rate on the peak strength and deformability during uniaxial monotonic compressive testing. Axial load and axial and lateral deformations were measured precisely from start of loading until post-peak state. To predicct properties of anisootropic Hawkesbury sandstone samples, a methodology to conduct monotonic testing was devised including the development of an innovative peak strength prediction method. The strength of the sandstone was increased with an increase in loading rate. The Tangent Young's modulus was found to increases lightly with an increase in loading rate. Poisson's ration of samples were also affected by loading rate, however, no conclusive trend was observed. A preliminary model was developed to predict variations of the Hawkesbury sandstone peak strength under different loading rates
Description: Chapter 23
Rights: © 2016 Taylor & Francis Group
RMID: 0030057799
DOI: 10.1201/b21378-26
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