Size effect on damage parameters for softening in simulated rock

C. S. Desai, T. Kundu, G. Wang

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Laboratory uniaxial tests on cylindrical specimens of a simulated rock are used to identify the influence of the diameter (D) and height (L) of the specimens on the damage parameters. The relations are expressed in terms of the characteristic parameter C = L2/D.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)509-517
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computational Mechanics
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology
  • Mechanics of Materials


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