Mohr–Coulomb Failure Criterion

Published on Jul 3, 2012in Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering4.14
· DOI :10.1007/S00603-012-0281-7
Joseph F. Labuz32
Estimated H-index: 32
(UMN: University of Minnesota),
Arno Zang25
Estimated H-index: 25
List of Symbols a (m 1)/(m ? 1) b 1/(m ? 1) c Cohesion C0 Uniaxial compressive strength m (1 ? sin /)/(1 sin /) S0 Inherent shear strength (cohesion) T Uniaxial tensile strength T0 Theoretical MC uniaxial tensile strength / Angle of internal friction l = tan / Coefficient of internal friction r Normal stress on plane s Shear stress on plane r1, r2, r3 Principal stresses, with no regard to order rI, rII, rIII Major, intermediate, minor principal stresses rm (rI ? rIII)/2 sm (rI rIII)/2 rI * C0 mT rIII * -T 1 Description
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University of Minnesota M.S. thesis. March 2012. Major: Civil Engineering. Advisor: Professor Joseph F. Labuz. 1 computer file (PDF); iv, 67 pages.
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