Borehole breakout data to be used in rock failure study

UNIVERSITY of New South Wales school of minerals and energy resources engineering senior lecturer Joung Oh has been appointed lead investigator on an ACARP project that is focused on understanding the fundamentals of rock failure mechanisms under different geotechnical environments.

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Borehole breakout data to be used in rock failure study Borehole breakout data to be used in rock failure study Borehole breakout data to be used in rock failure study Borehole breakout data to be used in rock failure study Borehole breakout data to be used in rock failure study
The aim of this project is to develop a reliable, simple and cost-effective technique that can be used to estimate the magnitude of in-situ stresses based on borehole breakout data, Oh said.