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Device and method for indirect measurement of physical property of rock and soil.


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Husaini Omar (2003) Device and method for indirect measurement of physical property of rock and soil. UNSPECIFIED.

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The present invention relates to a device and method for measurement of tensile strength of materials, especially for indirectly measuring the tensile strength of weak rock and hard soil. The probe of the measuring device comprises a cylindrical body with an expandable flexible membrane designed to apply a uniform pressure to the walls of a cavity, such as a bore hole. There is no need to cut a core specimen to a particular shape for measurement, thus making it an attractive option for measurement of weakly bonded rock and hard soil.


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Item Type: Patent
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
Keywords: Rock; Soil; Tensile strength.
Depositing User: Zubaidah Iberahim
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2013 00:59
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2013 00:59
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/20396
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