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    • Numerical analysis of the influence of sample stiffness and plate shape in the Brazilian test 

      Álvarez Fernández, Martina Inmaculada; González Nicieza, Celestino; Prendes Gero, Maria Belén; García-Menéndez, José Ramón; Peñas Espinosa, Juan Carlos; Suarez Dominguez, Francisco José
      Due to the heterogeneity of rocks, their tensile strength is around 10% of their compressive strength, which means that breakage is mainly caused by tensile stress. The measure of tensile stress is very difficult due to ...
      Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN Dyna.