Deformation Mechanism of Soft Rock

  • He ManchaoEmail author
  • Sun Xiaoming


The deformation mechanism of soft rocks can be divided into three categories: physical and chemical expansion mechanism, stress dilatancy mechanism, and structural deformation mechanism. The deformation mechanism of soft rock roadway in mines is usually complex, often a combination of three or more types. The key technology for roadway support is also provided.


Soft rock Deformation mechanism Instability and failure Classification 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.State Key Laboratory for Geomechanics and Deep Underground Engineering of ChinaUniversity of Mining and TechnologyBeijingChina

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