ASTM WK38835

    Revision of D5607 - 08 Standard Test Method for Performing Laboratory Direct Shear Strength Tests of Rock Specimens Under Constant Normal Force

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    Active Standard: D5607 - 08

    Developed by Subcommittee: D18.12 | Committee D18 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Rationale

    This standard is due for revision/reapproval as mandated by ASTM.


    asperity; direct shear strength; discontinuity; displacement; rock; roughness; sliding friction; stress; sperity; Direct shear test; Discontinuities--rock; Displacement--rock environments; Intact rock strength; Rock materials/properties/analysis; Roughness; Shear testing--rock; Sliding friction; Stress--rock;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Zeynep Erdogan

    Draft Under Development