Essays about: "Matedness"

Found 2 essays containing the word Matedness.

  1. 1. Evaluation of influence from matedness on the peak shear strength of natural rock joints

    University essay from KTH/Byggvetenskap

    Author : Emil Andersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Rock joints; Peak shear strength; Matedness; Casagrande et al. criterion; Peak friction angle; Shear strength; Bergssprickor; Maximal skjuvhållfasthet; Passning; Casagrande et al. kriterium; Friktionsvinkel; Skjuvhållfasthet;

    Abstract : In Sweden, the rock mass is commonly used for construction of tunnels and caverns. The rockmass is also used as a foundation for large structures such as bridge abutments and dams. Forthese structures, the understanding of the rock mechanical properties play a key role for reachingan acceptable safety level and minimizing cost. READ MORE

  2. 2. Experimental Study of the Shear Strenght of Unfilled and Rough Rock Joints

    University essay from KTH/Jord- och bergmekanik

    Author : Ahmed Elsayed; [2012]
    Keywords : shear; strength; rock; joints; matedness;

    Abstract : Experimental study of the shear strength of unfilled and rough rock joints Ahmed Elsayed, KTH   A series of shear tests have been performed in order to study the influence of matedness on the shear strength of rock joints. The tests have been performed with different degrees of matedness. READ MORE