In situ strength and failure mechanisms of migmatitic gneiss and pegmatitic granite at the nuclear waste disposal site inOlkiluoto, Western Finland

Topias Siren, Matti Hakala, Jouni Valli, Pekka. Kantia, John A. Hudson, Erik Johansson

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20 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)135-148
JournalInternational Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences
Publication statusPublished - 2015
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


  • in situ experiment
  • nuclear waste disposal
  • Olkiluoto
  • rock mass strength
  • spalling potential
  • structurally controlled failure

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