rock having highest compressive strength

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  • Rock properties

    Generally, sedimentary rocks can range from weak to medium 10-80 MPa , and igneous rocks range from medium to very strong 40-320 MPa The highest unconfined compressive strength observed in a rock is on the order of 400 MPa eg nephritic jade...

  • Practical Rock Engineering Chapter 4 Shear Strength of ,

    Shear strength of discontinuities Introduction All rock masses contain discontinuities such as bedding planes, joints, shear zones and faults At shallow depth, where stresses are low, failure of the intact rock material is minimal and the behaviour of the rock mass is controlled by sliding on the discontinuiti...

  • Appendix C Stone and rock properties

    Compressive strength The compressive load required to cause failure of an unconfined cylindrical or cubical specimen of the stone, divided by the cross-sectional area of the specimen perpendicular to the axis of load- ing Fig C2 The units are, therefore, force per unit area, which in the SI system is MN/m 2...

  • Compressive strength of rocks

    04-06-2015 0183 32 Estimating compressive strength General rock failure criterion can be reduced to a few parameters dependent on lithology m and the uniaxial compressive strength C 0 Lithology is commonly derived during log analysis, so m may be estimated Table 1 What is needed still is an initial measure of rock strength provided by C 0 C 0 can be estimated from ,...

  • Characterization of Rock Mechanical Properties Using Lab ,

    The rock compressive strength increases with changing confining pressures for sandstone and mudstone Figure 4 The stress-strain relation of sandstone and mudstone under different confining pressur , At the same high elastic modulus, the compressive strength of sandstone is bigger than that of mudstone...

  • Mechanical Properties Of Aggregate Strenght Harndess ,

    13-04-2020 0183 32 The maximum strength shown by aggregates when subjected to compression gives their compressive strength It is to be remembered that crushed stones are obtained from by squashing large-sized boulders Therefore, aggregates are intrinsic materials and their compressive strength depends largely on the rock type that is crushed for coarse ....

  • Compressive strength

    The compressive strength of the material would correspond to the stress at the red point shown on the curve In a compression test, there is a linear region where the material follows Hooke s lawHence, for this region, =, where, this time, E refers to the Young s Modulus for compressionIn this region, the material deforms elastically and returns to its original length ,...

  • Unconfined Compressive Strength Test of Rock

    15-09-2016 0183 32 Unconfined Compressive Strength Test of Rock This test method specifies the apparatus, instrumentation, and procedures for determining unconfined compressive strength of intact rock core specimens This procedure is identical to ASTM D 2938 except that the cores are tested after cutting without grinding, and neoprene caps are used on the ....

  • Estimating Rock Mass Strength

    s = constant depending on the characteristics of the rock mass, σc = uniaxial compressive strength of the intact rock material, σ1 = major principal stress at failure, and σ3 = minor principal stress at failure The uniaxial compressive strength for the rock mass, σc, rockmass , can be expressed by setting σ3 = 0 in Equation 21 thus obtaining...

  • Laboratory Testing of Cemented Rock Fill for Open Stope ,

    Cemented rock fill CRF is often used to support open stope voids This allows for the full recovery of ore while achieving global mine stability In such cases, the exposed CRF masses require adequate compressive strength and stiffness to resist the forces and limit the displacement associated with...

  • Uniaxial Compression Mechanical Properties of Rock Samples ,

    23-06-2020 0183 32 In the upper soft and lower hard composite strata, it is very difficult to sample the rock and test the mechanical properties of the sampl The study of the mechanical properties of similar material samples by artificial manufacture may enable an alternative method to solve this problem Therefore, the feasibility of artificial sample preparation and the test of mechanical ,...

  • EOSC433 Geotechnical Engineering Practice Design

    compressive strength of the vein material is 218 MPa, and the tensile strength of the host rock is -5 MPa What is the maximum permissible stope height before failure occurs We can assume that, in 2-D cross-section, the stresses induced in the sidewalls tensile and the crown compressive of the stope can...

  • HOW TO CLASSIFY ROCKS? ENGINEERING CLASSIFICATION OF ,

    06-03-2015 0183 32 Uniaxial Compressive Strength kg/cm 2 Rock Material A Very high strength Over 2250 Quartzite, diabase, basalt, majority of igneous rocks, strong metamorphic rocks B High strength 1125 to 2250 Weakly cemented ,...

  • 8 STRENGTH OF SOILS AND ROCKS

    material is compressed between the platens of a testing machine as illustrated in Fig 81 The compressive strength is then defined as the maximum load applied to crush the specimen divided by the cross-sectional area Rock strength has been found to be size dependent because of the cracks and fissures that are often present in the material...

  • PDF Chapter 4 Properties of Rock Materials CHAPTER 4 ,

    Chapter 4 Properties of Rock Materials CHAPTER 4 PROPERTIES OF ROCK MATERIALS Physical Properties of Rock Material 411 Density, Porosity and Water Content Momo yuyu , A Study on Strength and Deformation Behaviour of Jointed Rock Mass By Smrutirekha Sahoo Petroleum Related Rock Mechanics...

  • Unconfined Compression Test Geoengineerorg

    Unconfined Compression Test The Unconfined Compression Test is a laboratory test used to derive the Unconfirmed Compressive Strength UCS of a rock specimen Unconfirmed Compressive Strength UCS stands for the maximum axial compressive stress that a specimen can bear under zero confining stress Due to the fact that stress is applied along ....

  • Compressive strength vs tensile strength Stress Strain ,

    Yield strength and tension strength of Fe250 is 250MPa and 410MPa respectively, tensile strength is 410MPa whereas maximum compressive strength is only about 35 to 40 of tensile strength Assume tensile strength of Fe250 steel is 410MPa,consider its compressive strength about 35 to 40 ,then 30 to 40 of 410MPa = 140MPa to 160MPa, so steel ,...

  • HOW TO CLASSIFY ROCKS? ENGINEERING CLASSIFICATION OF ,

    06-03-2015 0183 32 Uniaxial Compressive Strength kg/cm 2 Rock Material A Very high strength Over 2250 Quartzite, diabase, basalt, majority of igneous rocks, strong metamorphic rocks B High strength 1125 to 2250 Weakly cemented sand stones, hard shales, majority of limestones, dolomites C Medium strength 5625 to 1125...

  • Rock properties

    PDF Chapter 4 Properties of Rock Materials CHAPTER 4 PROPERTIES O,...

  • Effect of compressive strength of rock on sound levels at ,

    Effect of compressive strength of rock on sound levels at the operator position for a constant thrust of 160 N and different air pressures b At exhaust The L eq level at exhaust for different ....

  • STRENGTH PROPERTIES OF ROCKS AND ROCK MASSES 1 ,

    The maximum ordinate of the curve Point C that marks the transition between strain hardening and softening is called the unconfined compressive strength of the rock and is denoted as Co or qu Failure takes place continuously from C to D during which...

  • CLASSIFICATION // CHARACTERIZATION OF SOME ROCK FEATURES

    Intact rock strength The uniaxial compressive strength of a rock material constitutes the highest strength limit of the rock mass of which it forms a part It is determined in accordance with the standard laboratory procedur For the purpose of rock mass classification, the use of the well -known point load strength index can be useful as the...