Two-Parameter Parabolic Mohr Strength Criterion Applied to Analyze the Results of the Brazilian Test


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Geotechnical engineering in tension damage is one of the major failure modes. For a long time, Brazil test has practical significance and wide application value that has been used to determine the tensile strength of rock. When the specimen center destroyed tensile stress play a major role that is the theoretical basis of Brazil test. This is uniaxial tensile stress state, but the reality is complex stress state. Theoretical analysis shows that the Brazilian test does not truly reflect the tensile strength of rock, its test results to error. In this paper, two-parameter parabolic Mohr strength criterion for this error analysis, and propose amendments to the formula.



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Li Qiang




Q. Fan et al., "Two-Parameter Parabolic Mohr Strength Criterion Applied to Analyze the Results of the Brazilian Test", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 624, pp. 630-634, 2014

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August 2014




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