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Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering

Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering 4/2015

Issue 4/2015

Special Issue: Including Selected Papers on "Anisotropy of Rock", dedicated to Professor Ove Stephansson on the occasion of his 75th birthday.

Table of Contents ( 33 Articles )

01-07-2015 | Editorial | Issue 4/2015

Editorial

Giovanni Barla, Arno Zang

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

Anisotropy is Everywhere, to See, to Measure, and to Model

Nick Barton, Eda Quadros

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

Brazilian Tests on Transversely Isotropic Rocks: Laboratory Testing and Numerical Simulations

Xin Tan, Heinz Konietzky, Thomas Frühwirt, Dinh Quoc Dan

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

Estimation of Fracture Toughness of Anisotropic Rocks by Semi-Circular Bend (SCB) Tests Under Water Vapor Pressure

M. Kataoka, Y. Obara, M. Kuruppu

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

Elastic Anisotropy of a Metamorphic Rock Sample of the Canadian Shield in Northeastern Alberta

Judith Chan, Douglas R. Schmitt

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

A nonlinear criterion for triaxial strength of inherently anisotropic rocks

Mahendra Singh, N. K. Samadhiya, Ajit Kumar, Vivek Kumar, Bhawani Singh

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

Laboratory Observation and Micromechanics-Based Modelling of Sandstone on Different Scales

Liming Li, Idar Larsen, Rune M. Holt

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

Fracture Mechanics Modelling of an In Situ Concrete Spalling Experiment

Topias Siren, Lauri Uotinen, Mikael Rinne, Baotang Shen

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

Numerical Investigation on Stress Shadowing in Fluid Injection-Induced Fracture Propagation in Naturally Fractured Geothermal Reservoirs

Jeoung Seok Yoon, Günter Zimmermann, Arno Zang

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

Observations of Fractures Induced by Hydraulic Fracturing in Anisotropic Granite

Youqing Chen, Yuya Nagaya, Tsuyoshi Ishida

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

Crack Extension in Hydraulic Fracturing of Shale Cores Using Viscous Oil, Water, and Liquid Carbon Dioxide

Ziad Bennour, Tsuyoshi Ishida, Yuya Nagaya, Youqing Chen, Yoshitaka Nara, Qu Chen, Kotaro Sekine, Yu Nagano

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

Stress Analysis in Boreholes Drag Bh and Leknes Bh, Nordland, North Norway

Maria V. S. Ask, Daniel Ask, Harald Elvebakk, Odleiv Olesen

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

Spalling Experiments on Large Hard Rock Specimens

Lars Jacobsson, Karin Appelquist, Jan Erik Lindkvist

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

Staged Moduli: A Quantitative Method to Analyze the Complete Compressive Stress–Strain Response for Thermally Damaged Rock

Peng Wang, Jinyu Xu, Shi Liu

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

New Method for Shear Strength Determination of Unfilled, Unweathered Rock Joint

Hyun-Sic Jang, Bo-An Jang

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

Influence of Bedding Angle on Borehole Stability: A Laboratory Investigation of Transverse Isotropic Oil Shale

T. Meier, E. Rybacki, T. Backers, G. Dresen

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

Shear Wave Propagation Across Filled Joints with the Effect of Interfacial Shear Strength

J. C. Li, T. T. Liu, H. B. Li, Y. Q. Liu, B. Liu, X. Xia

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

Rock Failure and Crack Propagation Beneath Disc Cutters

Martin Entacher, E. Schuller, R. Galler

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

Fracture Toughness Effects in Geomaterial Solid Particle Erosion

A. W. Momber

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

Size Distribution for Potentially Unstable Rock Masses and In Situ Rock Blocks Using LIDAR-Generated Digital Elevation Models

O. Mavrouli, J. Corominas, M. Jaboyedoff

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

Rate-Dependent Embedded Discontinuity Approach Incorporating Heterogeneity for Numerical Modeling of Rock Fracture

Timo Saksala

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

Damage and Plastic Deformation Modeling of Beishan Granite Under Compressive Stress Conditions

L. Chen, C. P. Wang, J. F. Liu, J. Liu, J. Wang, Y. Jia, J. F. Shao

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

Numerical Simulation of Squeezing Failure in a Coal Mine Roadway due to Mining-Induced Stresses

Fuqiang Gao, Doug Stead, Hongpu Kang

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

Underground Excavation Behaviour of the Queenston Formation: Tunnel Back Analysis for Application to Shaft Damage Dimension Prediction

Matthew A. Perras, Helmut Wannenmacher, Mark S. Diederichs

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

Microseismicity Induced by Fault Activation During the Fracture Process of a Crown Pillar

Penghai Zhang, Tianhong Yang, Qinglei Yu, Tao Xu, Wancheng Zhu, Honglei Liu, Jingren Zhou, Yongchuan Zhao

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

Implementation of Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics for Detonation of Explosive with Application to Rock Fragmentation

R. Pramanik, D. Deb

01-07-2015 | Original Paper | Issue 4/2015

Experimental Investigation on the Basic Law of the Fracture Spatial Morphology for Water Pressure Blasting in a Drillhole Under True Triaxial Stress

Bingxiang Huang, Pengfeng Li

01-07-2015 | Technical Note | Issue 4/2015

Correlation Between P-Wave Velocity and Physical–Mechanical Properties of Intensely Jointed Dolostones, Peloritani Mounts, NE Sicily

Giovanna Pappalardo

01-07-2015 | Technical Note | Issue 4/2015

Evaluation of Indirect Tensile Strength of Rocks Using Different Types of Jaws

Eren Komurlu, Ayhan Kesimal

01-07-2015 | Technical Note | Issue 4/2015

Borehole Instability in Malmberget Underground Mine

R. Ghosh, Z. X. Zhang, U. Nyberg

01-07-2015 | Technical Note | Issue 4/2015

Analysis of Pillar Stability in Thermal Energy Storage Caverns Using Numerical Modeling

Hyunwoo Kim, Dohyun Park, Eui-Seob Park, Byung-Hee Choi

01-07-2015 | Discussion | Issue 4/2015

Discussion on “Correlation Between P-Wave Velocity and Physical–Mechanical Properties of Intensely Jointed Dolostones, Peloritani Mounts, NE Sicily” by Giovanna Pappalardo, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (2014) DOI 10.1007/s00603-014-0607-8

M. Torabi-Kaveh, M. Miri

01-07-2015 | Reply | Issue 4/2015

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