Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering

, Volume 45, Issue 2, pp 265–273 | Cite as

Predicting the Uniaxial Compressive and Tensile Strengths of Gypsum Rock by Point Load Testing

  • M. Heidari
  • G. R. Khanlari
  • Mehdi Torabi Kaveh
  • S. Kargarian
Technical Note

Keywords

Gypsum rock Uniaxial compressive strength Brazilian tensile strength Point load strength index 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Heidari
    • 1
  • G. R. Khanlari
    • 1
  • Mehdi Torabi Kaveh
    • 1
  • S. Kargarian
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Geology, Faculty of SciencesBu-Ali Sina UniversityHamedanIran

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