A Review of Fracture Criteria of Brittle Rock
Much of the research on fracture of rocks or rock-like materials conducted over the past two decades may be considered as “academic studies” of the general phenomenon of fracture. Yet, the understanding of this phenomenon is fundamental if a material is used in any engineering design, whether the aim is to prevent failure of the structure or to promote it.
KeywordsUniaxial Compressive Strength Fracture Criterion Triaxial Test Cleavage Fracture Fracture Initiation
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