Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Journal of Sensors
Volume 2015, Article ID 964730, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/964730
Research Article

Failure Mechanism of Rock Bridge Based on Acoustic Emission Technique

State Key Laboratory of Geohazard Prevention and Geoenvironment Protection, Chengdu University of Technology, Chengdu, Sichuan 610059, China

Received 17 October 2014; Revised 23 December 2014; Accepted 7 January 2015

Academic Editor: Fei Dai

Copyright © 2015 Guoqing Chen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. D. Lockner, “The role of acoustic emission in the study of rock fracture,” International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences and, vol. 30, no. 7, pp. 883–899, 1993. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. N. W. Xu, C. A. Tang, L. C. Li et al., “Microseismic monitoring and stability analysis of the left bank slope in Jinping first stage hydropower station in Southwestern China,” International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, vol. 48, no. 6, pp. 950–963, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. S. Li, X.-T. Feng, Z. Li, B. Chen, C. Zhang, and H. Zhou, “In situ monitoring of rockburst nucleation and evolution in the deeply buried tunnels of Jinping II hydropower station,” Engineering Geology, vol. 137-138, pp. 85–96, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. Q. Jiang, J. Cui, and J. Chen, “Time-dependent damage investigation of rock mass in an in situ experimental tunnel,” Materials, vol. 5, no. 8, pp. 1389–1403, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. V. Rudajev, J. Vilhelm, and T. Lokajíček, “Laboratory studies of acoustic emission prior to uniaxial compressive rock failure,” International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, vol. 37, no. 4, pp. 699–704, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. D. P. Jansen, S. R. Carlson, R. P. Young, and D. A. Hutchins, “Ultrasonic imaging and acoustic emission monitoring of thermally induced microcracks in Lac du Bonnet granite,” Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 98, no. 12, pp. 22231–22243, 1993. View at Google Scholar
  7. S. Wang, R. Huang, P. Ni, R. P. Gamage, and M. Zhang, “Fracture behavior of intact rock using acoustic emission: experimental observation and realistic modeling,” Geotechnical Testing Journal, vol. 36, no. 6, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. D.-S. Cheon, Y.-B. Jung, E.-S. Park, W.-K. Song, and H.-I. Jang, “Evaluation of damage level for rock slopes using acoustic emission technique with waveguides,” Engineering Geology, vol. 121, no. 1-2, pp. 75–88, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. C. Li, O. Stephansson, and T. Savilahti, “Behavior of rock joints and rock bridges in shear testing,” in Proceedings of the International Symposium on Rock Joints, pp. 259–266, 1990.
  10. B. Shen and O. Stephansson, “Cyclic loading characteristics of joints and rock bridges in a jointed rock specimen,” in Proceedings of the International Symposium on Rock Joints, pp. 725–729, 1990.
  11. R. H. C. Wong, K. T. Chau, P. M. Tsoi, and C. A. Tang, “Pattern of coalescence of rock bridge between two joints under shear testing,” in Proceedings of the 9th International Congress on Rock Mechanics, pp. 735–738, 1999.
  12. S.-Q. Yang, H.-W. Jing, and S.-Y. Wang, “Experimental investigation on the strength, deformability, failure behavior and acoustic emission locations of red sandstone under triaxial compression,” Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 583–606, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. A. Ghazvinian, V. Sarfarazi, S. A. Moosavi et al., “Analysis of crack coalescence in rock bridges using neural network,” in Proceedings of the European Rock Mechanics Symposium, pp. 255–258, 2010.
  14. F.-M. Zhang, B.-H. Wang, Z.-Y. Chen, X.-G. Wang, and Z.-X. Jia, “Rock bridge slice element method in slope stability analysis based on multi-scale geological structure mapping,” Journal of Central South University of Technology, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 131–137, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. J. Kemeny, “Time-dependent drift degradation due to the progressive failure of rock bridges along discontinuities,” International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 35–46, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. W. Zhu, S. Li, R. H. C. Wong, K. T. Chau, and J. Xu, “A study of fracture mechanism and shear strength of rock bridges through analytical and model-testing methods,” Key Engineering Materials, vol. 261–263, pp. 225–230, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. S. Y. Wang, W. Sloan, H. Y. Liu, and C. A. Tang, “Numerical simulation of the rock fragmentation process induced by two drill bits subjected to static and dynamic (impact) loading,” Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 317–332, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. F. Dai, M. D. Wei, N. W. Xu, Y. Ma, and D. S. Yang, “Numerical assessment of the progressive rock fracture mechanism of cracked chevron notched Brazilian disc specimens,” Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. Z. Z. Liang, H. Xing, S. Y. Wang, D. J. Williams, and C. A. Tang, “A three-dimensional numerical investigation of the fracture of rock specimens containing a pre-existing surface flaw,” Computers and Geotechnics, vol. 45, pp. 19–33, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. H. G. Li, R. Zhang, M. Z. Gao, G. Wu, and Y. F. Zhang, “Advances in technology of acoustic emission of rock,” Chinese Journal of Underground Space and Engineering, vol. 9, pp. 1794–1804, 2013. View at Google Scholar
  21. Y.-L. Ding, Y. Deng, and A.-Q. Li, “Advances in researches on application of acoustic emission technique to health monitoring for bridge structures,” Journal of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Engineering, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 341–351, 2010. View at Google Scholar
  22. L. Geiger, “Probability method for the determination of earthquake epicenters from the arrival time only,” Bulletin of St. Louis University, vol. 8, pp. 60–71, 1912. View at Google Scholar
  23. W. Spence, “Relative epicenter determination using P-wave arrival-time differences,” Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, vol. 70, no. 1, pp. 171–183, 1980. View at Google Scholar
  24. P.-Z. Pan, F. Yan, and X.-T. Feng, “Modeling the cracking process of rocks from continuity to discontinuity using a cellular automaton,” Computers & Geosciences, vol. 42, pp. 87–99, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  25. X. T. Feng, P. Z. Pan, and H. Zhou, “Simulation of the rock microfracturing process under uniaxial compression using an elasto-plastic cellular automaton,” International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, vol. 43, no. 7, pp. 1091–1108, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  26. X.-T. Feng and M. Seto, “Fractal structure of the time distribution of microfracturing in rocks,” Geophysical Journal International, vol. 136, no. 1, pp. 275–285, 1999. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  27. G. Chen, T. Li, G. Zhang, H. Yin, and H. Zhang, “Temperature effect of rock burst for hard rock in deep-buried tunnel,” Natural Hazards, vol. 72, no. 2, pp. 915–926, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  28. D. Y. Li, C. C. Li, and X. B. Li, “Influence of sample height-to-width ratios on failure mode for rectangular prism samples of hard rock loaded in uniaxial compression,” Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 253–267, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  29. G. Zhao, H. Pei, and H. Liang, “Measurement of additional strains in shaft lining using differential resistance sensing technology,” International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, vol. 2013, Article ID 153834, 6 pages, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  30. M. Chigira, “Long-term gravitational deformation of rocks by mass rock creep,” Engineering Geology, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 157–184, 1992. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  31. N. W. Xu, F. Dai, Z. Z. Liang, Z. Zhou, C. Sha, and C. A. Tang, “The dynamic evaluation of rock slope stability considering the effects of microseismic damage,” Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, vol. 47, no. 2, pp. 621–642, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  32. G. S. Zhao, G. Q. Zhou, X. D. Zhao, Y. Z. Wei, and L. J. Li, “R/S analysis for stress evolution in shaft lining and fracture prediction method,” Advanced Materials Research, vol. 374–377, pp. 2271–2274, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus