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Technical paper: Experience with a new high pressure self boring pressuremeter in weak rock

BG Clarke BSc PhD FGS MICE CEng, RL Newman BSc MSc DIC MICE CEng PG Allan BSc. This paper was first published in GE’s July 1989 edition.

Direct measurement of in situ strength of weak weathered rock has been made possible by self boring pressuremeter which was specially developed for investigation of a UK power station site.

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