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Journal of Central South University of Technology

, Volume 13, Issue 6, pp 743–748 | Cite as

Numerical study on maximum rebound ratio in blasting wave propagation along radian direction normal to joints

  • Lei Wei-dong  (雷卫东)Email author
  • Teng Jun  (滕军)
  • Hefny A. 
  • Zhao Jian  (赵坚)
  • Guan Jiong  (关炯)
Article

Abstract

In the process of 2-D compressional wave propagation in a rock mass with multiple parallel joints along the radian direction normal to the joints, the maximum possible wave amplitude corresponding to the points between the two adjacent joints in the joint set is controlled by superposition of the multiple transmitted and the reflected waves, measured by the maximum rebound ratio. Parametric studies on the maximum rebound ratio along the radian direction normal to the joints were performed in universal distinct element code. The results show that the maximum rebound ratio is influenced by three factors, i.e., the normalized normal stiffness of joints, the ratio of joint spacing to wavelength and the joint from which the wave rebounds. The relationship between the maximum rebound ratio and the influence factors is generalized into five charts. Those charts can be used as the prediction model for estimating the maximum rebound ratio.

Key words

2-D compressional wave maximum rebound ratio stiffness of joint 

CLC number

TD45 

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© Published by: Central South University Press, Sole distributor outside Mainland China: Springer 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lei Wei-dong  (雷卫东)
    • 1
    Email author
  • Teng Jun  (滕军)
    • 1
  • Hefny A. 
    • 2
  • Zhao Jian  (赵坚)
    • 3
    • 4
  • Guan Jiong  (关炯)
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Urban and Civil Engineering, Shenzhen Graduate SchoolHarbin Institute of TechnologyShenzhenChina
  2. 2.School of Civil and Environmental EngineeringNanyang Technological UniversitySingaporeSingapore
  3. 3.Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL)Rock Mechanics LaboratoryLausanneSwitzerland
  4. 4.College of Architecture and Civil EngineeringChina University of Mining and TechnologyXuzhouChina
  5. 5.Kvaerner E&C Singapore Pte. Ltd.SingaporeSingapore

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