ASTM International - ASTM D4406-93(1998)
Standard Test Method for Creep of Cylindrical Rock Core Specimens in Triaxial Compression
|Publication Date:||10 December 1998|
|ICS Code (Earthworks. Excavations. Foundation construction. Underground works):||93.020|
1.1 This test method covers the creep behavior of intact cylindrical rock core specimens' in triaxial compression. It specifies the apparatus, instrumentation, and procedures for determining the strain as a function of time under sustained load.
1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific precautionary statements, see Section 6.