Finite element analysis of rockburst as surface instability

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Abstract

This paper assesses the applicability of finite element methods in detecting the surface instability of bulky solid masses. It provides a numerical technique to analyze rockburst as surface buckling. The proposed approach, which is general enough to be applied to most boundary value problems encountered in engineering practice, is calibrated for a particular boundary value problem - the wedge test.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)177-193
Number of pages17
JournalComputers and Geotechnics
Volume8
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology
  • Computer Science Applications

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