Volume 6, Issue 3 (September 1983)

    Direct Shear Strength of Appalachian Coal

    CODEN: GTJOAD

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    Abstract

    A total of 142 prismatic specimens were prepared from five different Appalachian coal seams for direct shear-strength tests. Two types of specimen fracture were observed. The shear stress versus shear displacement and normal displacement for each specimen were recorded and analyzed. Two linear regressions were derived to best fit the shear failure of the coal.


    Author Information:

    Peng, SS
    Professor and associate professor, College of Mineral and Energy Resources, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

    Patrick, CW
    Research associate, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

    Khair, AW
    Professor and associate professor, College of Mineral and Energy Resources, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV


    Stock #: GTJ10843J

    ISSN: 0149-6115

    DOI: 10.1520/GTJ10843J

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    Title Direct Shear Strength of Appalachian Coal
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee D18