Corpus ID: 126611566

ASSESSMENT OF THE DEFORMATION PROPERTIES OF JOINTED ROCK IN THE MASS

@inproceedings{Ward1968ASSESSMENTOT,
  title={ASSESSMENT OF THE DEFORMATION PROPERTIES OF JOINTED ROCK IN THE MASS},
  author={W. Ward and J. Burland},
  year={1968}
}
A DESCRIPTION IS GIVEN OF A NEW METHOD OF ASSESSING THE DEFORMATION PROPERTIES OF A LARGE CHALK SITE IN NORFOLK, ENGLAND, TO FIND OUT WHETHER IT WOULD MEET THE VERY EXACTING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE PROPOSED CERN 300 GEV PROTON SYNCHROTRON. THE ASSESSMENT FOLLOWED THREE LINES OF ATTACK. FIRSTLY, THE CHALK OVER THE WHOLE SITE WAS GRADED VISUALLY INTO FIVE CLASSES OF STIFFNESS BY MEANS OF DESCRIPTIONS OF THOSE STRUCTURAL FEATURES OF THE ROCK AND ITS JOINTING LIKELY TO INFLUENCE… Expand