Forensic Excavation of Rock Masses: A Technique to Investigate Discontinuity Persistence

Shang, J, Hencher, SR, West, LJ et al. (1 more author) (2017) Forensic Excavation of Rock Masses: A Technique to Investigate Discontinuity Persistence. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 50 (11). pp. 2911-2928. ISSN 0723-2632

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Authors/Creators:
  • Shang, J
  • Hencher, SR
  • West, LJ
  • Handley, K
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © The Author(s) 2017. Open Access. This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made.
Keywords: Discontinuity persistence; Forensic excavation; FERM; Rock mass; Incipient rock discontinuity; Rock bridges; Tensile strength; Rock fracture networks
Dates:
  • Published: 1 November 2017
  • Accepted: 25 July 2017
  • Published (online): 8 August 2017
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Environment (Leeds) > School of Earth and Environment (Leeds) > Institute for Applied Geosciences (IAG) (Leeds)
Depositing User: Symplectic Publications
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2017 10:44
Last Modified: 26 Jan 2018 14:44
Status: Published
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00603-017-1290-3

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