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Project Overview

Project Number
M0349
Total Grant Value
$238,689
Project Theme
Engineering in Highly Stressed and Complex Rock Masses
Project Period
2002 - 2004

Summary

This project was conceived to design, build and commission a test facility based on a new loading concept involving momentum transfer. The new facility and instrumentation were used to test rock reinforcement systems, and further work was anticipated (M0349A). More than 20 specimens, involved in more than 80 tests, were evaluated in this initial project, and computer software for analysis of the large amount of data was also developed.

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