A Study of Strength Characteristics of an Andesite

CIM Bulletin, 1963


Four laboratory testing procedures for evaluating the strength of a mine rock are briefly described. The test results are presented and analyzed in terms of Mohr's rupture theory.
Keywords: andesite, confining pressure, Esterhazy, Saskatchewan, hydraulic ram, ksi, Failure, failures, Loading, Rock, Rocks, Ruptures, Strength, test, Tests