Power Technology and Engineering

, Volume 53, Issue 2, pp 155–158 | Cite as

A Method for Determining the Hydraulic Conductivity of Rock Mass with Fractures of Limited Length

  • S. N. ChernyshevEmail author
  • T. V. Zommer
  • V. L. Zommer

The stringent environmental requirements make bedrock a resource for hydraulic construction. A method for calculating the hydraulic conductivity of a symmetric rock mass with fractures of limited length is described. Curves of the hydraulic conductivity versus the width and length of fractures are presented. A general method for combining the calculated vales of hydraulic conductivity and the data of standard hydraulic testing is considered.


hydraulic conductivity anisotropy hydraulic structures on rock foundation rock fractures permafrost rock crack network hydraulic testing injection of water into wells specific water absorption 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. N. Chernyshev
    • 1
    Email author
  • T. V. Zommer
    • 1
  • V. L. Zommer
    • 1
  1. 1.Moscow State (National Research) University of Civil EngineeringMoscowRussia

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