Estimation of Joint Size Distribution Using a Contained Trace Length Distribution in a Cylindrical Window

원통형 조사창에서의 양끝내포선 길이분포를 이용한 절리크기분포 추정 연구

Suh, Ga Hyun;Song, Jae-Joon

  • Received : 2016.06.17
  • Accepted : 2016.06.24
  • Published : 2016.06.30


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.


Joint size distribution;Cylindrical window survey;Contained trace;Fredholm integral equation of the 1st kind;Monte-Carlo simulation


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