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Estimation of Joint Size Distribution Using a Contained Trace Length Distribution in a Cylindrical Window
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  • Journal title : Tunnel and Underground Space
  • Volume 26, Issue 3,  2016, pp.201-211
  • Publisher : Korean Society for Rock Mechanics
  • DOI : 10.7474/TUS.2016.26.3.201
 Title & Authors
Estimation of Joint Size Distribution Using a Contained Trace Length Distribution in a Cylindrical Window
Suh, Ga Hyun; Song, Jae-Joon;
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 Abstract
A method for estimating rock joint size distribution using contained traces length distribution from 3D cylindrical window survey was suggested. To reduce the numerical error, an improved technique was applied. The accuracy was verified by referring to Monte-Carlo simulation and it was found that the error can be decreased with suitable gamma values.
 Keywords
Joint size distribution;Cylindrical window survey;Contained trace;Fredholm integral equation of the 1st kind;Monte-Carlo simulation;
 Language
Korean
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