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IJSTR >> Volume 2- Issue 11, November 2013 Edition

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Analytical Study For Determination Of The Sandstone Strength Properties

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M. Boudiaf, Fateh Mebarek-Oudina, Talhi Korichi,



Index Terms: Servo-control, Sandstone, Young's modulus, Equilibrium, Excavation. Analysis steady, uniaxial compressive strength, Hadjar Soud quarry.



Abstract: Using a servo-controlled testing machine, stress-strain curves were obtained from which the uni-axial compressive strength, Young's modulus and the brittleness index were measured for specimens prepared from a single block of Sandstone from Hadjar Soud quarry, Algeria. To see how the strength properties were affected by changes in absorption content such as are likely to occur on site, the specimens were divided into three groups which were prepared for testing under different conditions of absorption equilibrium.



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