Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

, Volume 31, Issue 2, pp 62–66 | Cite as

Construction of a three-dimensional block structure on the basis of jointed rock parameters estimating the stability of underground workings

  • G. G. Kocharyan
  • A. M. Kulyukin
Underground Structures


A method is proposed for constructing a three-dimensional block structure on the basis of jointed rock parameters. The possibility of estimating the stability of underground structures on the basis of a geometric analysis of the block structure and isolating the most dangerous sections is shown. A method of determining the optimal location of an underground structure from the parameters of the joint system is given.


Civil Engineer Optimal Location Structural Foundation Hydraulic Engineer Block Structure 
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  • G. G. Kocharyan
  • A. M. Kulyukin

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