STATISTICAL MULTI-SCALE METHOD OF MECHANICS PARAMETER PREDICTION FOR ROCK MASS WITH RANDOM CRACKS/JONITS DISTRIBUTION*

Rock Engineering 2009 - Rock Engineering in Difficult Conditions
Yanjing Shan,
Abstract In this paper a statistical multi-scale method for the mechanics parameter prediction of the rock mass with random distribution of multi-scale cracks/joints is presented. First the micro-structure of the rock mass with random distribution of multi-scale cracks/joints is represented. Then the statistical second-order two-scale method for the mechanics performance predictions of the rock mass structure with random cracks/joints distribution is presented, including the statistical second-order two-scale expression on the vector-valued displacement, strain tensor and stress tensor, and the algorithm procedure of statistical multi-sale computation for the mechanics parameters. Finally some numerical results for mechanical parameters for the rock mass with random distributions of multi-scale joints/cracks by statistical multi-scale method are shown.
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