Paul-Mohr-Coulomb Failure Criterion for Geomaterials

Published on Feb 1, 2018in Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering4.012
路 DOI :10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001829
Feitao Zeng5
Estimated H-index: 5
(UMN: University of Minnesota),
Yuan Li3
Estimated H-index: 3
(USTB: University of Science and Technology Beijing),
Joseph F. Labuz32
Estimated H-index: 32
(UMN: University of Minnesota)
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Abstract
AbstractPaul-Mohr-Coulomb (PMC) failure criterion provides enhanced representations of pyramidal failure surfaces, with recognizable material parameters, by considering all three principal stresses...
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The Paul-Mohr-Coulomb failure criterion includes the intermediate principal stress sigma(II) and friction angles at the limiting stress states of sigma(II)= sigma(III) and sigma(II) = sigma(I), where sigma(I) and sigma(III) are major and minor principal stresses. Conventional triaxial compression (sigma(II) = sigma(III)), extension (sigma(II) = sigma(I)), and plane strain (sigma(I) not equal sigma(II) not equal sigma(III)) experiments were performed on dry rock. The failure data were plotted in ...
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Results of triaxial extension tests on dry sand are presented. Special attention is paid to the factors influencing the results in triaxial extension tests. It is found that factors such as accuracy of the axial force measurement, axial force carried by the rubber membrane surrounding the specimen, gravity, and inhomogeneous deformation have a much larger influence on the results in triaxial extension tests than in triaxial compression tests. The force carried by the rubber membrane is corrected...
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