Impact of Bedding Planes on Mechanical Properties of Sandstone

Impact of Bedding Planes on Mechanical Properties of Sandstone Rock Mech Rock Eng (2017) 50:2243–2251 DOI 10.1007/s00603-017-1239-6 TECHNICAL NOTE 1 1 2 1 2 • • • • • Shan-chao Hu Yun-liang Tan Hui Zhou Wei-yao Guo Da-wei Hu 2,3 4 Fan-zhen Meng Zhi-gang Liu Received: 3 November 2016 / Accepted: 17 May 2017 / Published online: 26 May 2017 Springer-Verlag Wien 2017 Keywords Interbedded sandstone  Compression test  The mechanical parameters of bedded rock masses are Brazilian disk test  Anisotropy  Fracture mode related to not only the intact rock but also the distribution and properties of the bedding planes. Existing studies have focused on the mechanical properties of bedded rock and 1 Introduction carried out conventional compression tests with various loading angles (Niandou et al. 1997; Al-Harthi 1998; Currently, many underground structures are built in rock Ghazvinian and Hadei 2012; Martınez and Schmitt 2013; masses with bedded structures, such as coal mine roadways Gao et al. 2015; You et al. 2015) to study the deformation, (Ning et al. 2017; Tan et al. 2015a, b, 2017), chemical and compressive strength and other anisotropic features. In nuclear waste repositories (Yang et al. 2013) and uncon- addition, some investigators considered the anisotropic ventional oil drilling (Meier et Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering Springer Journals

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