Refined Approaches for Estimating the Strength of Rock Blocks

Stavrou, A, Vazaios, I, Murphy, W et al. (1 more author) (2019) Refined Approaches for Estimating the Strength of Rock Blocks. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, 37 (6). pp. 5409-5439. ISSN 0960-3182



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Keywords: Rock block strength; Scale effect; Pre-existing defects; Synthetic rock block; UDEC; FracMan
  • Published: December 2019
  • Accepted: 31 May 2019
  • Published (online): 24 June 2019
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: 21 Jun 2019 13:19
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2019 16:57
Status: Published
Publisher: Springer
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