Hydrofracturing of Latent Discontinuities in Rock and Implications for Successful and Economical Execution of Grouting

  • Friedrich-Karl EwertEmail author
  • Ulrich Hungsberg
Part of the Professional Practice in Earth Sciences book series (PRES)


During the injection of grouting materials into rock, open paths are dilated or closed discontinuities are pressed open once the grouting pressure exceeds the resistance of the rock surrounding the borehole.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of PaderbornPaderbornGermany
  2. 2.Consulting DepartmentComision Nacional Del Agua MexicoMexicoMexico

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