Shock and Vibration / 2017 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Experimental Study on the Softening Characteristics of Sandstone and Mudstone in Relation to Moisture Content

Table 2

The mechanical properties of rock samples under different moisture content.

Rock typeMoisture contentShear strength/MPaCohesion/MPaInternal friction angle/°

Sandstone1.27%64.9521.6831.93
1.85%45.0115.5429.20
1.91%33.9714.7329.14
2.16%30.1413.0629.16
2.24%30.1012.6528.82
2.29%30.0412.6428.62
2.27%29.9612.4028.88

Mudstone1.97%15.445.9528.18
3.41%9.384.9827.20
4.59%8.014.6026.19
4.84%7.754.3626.14
4.97%8.034.2726.57