What is Rock Mass Rating SlideShare

19 10 2013 nbsp 0183 32 Answer RMR means Rock Mass Rating Rock Mass Rating RMR is the sum of the five parameter ratings 1 Layer thickness 30 2 Structural features 25 3 Weatherability 20 4 Rock strength 15 5

IS 13365 1 1998 Quantitative classification system of rock mass

called the Rock Mass Rating RMR system The classification can be used for estimating the unsupportedspan the stand uptime or bridge action period and the support pressures ofan underground opening It canalso be used for selecting a method of excavation and permanent support system Further cohesion angle of internal friction and elastic modulus ofthe rock

A geomechanics classification system for the rating of rock mass

The mining rock mass rating MAMA classification system was introduced in 1974 as a development of the CSIA geomechanics classification system to cater for diverse mining situations The fundamental difference was the recogni tion that in situ rock mass ratings AMA had to be adjusted according to the mining environment so that the final ratings MAMA

Modification of Slope Mass Rating for Stable Slope Design

Rock Mass Rating System Modified After Bieniawski 1989 1A CLASSIFICATION PARAMETERS AND THEIR RATING 1B ROCK MASS CLASSES DETERMINED FROM TOTAL RATINGS 2 10th Asian Regional Conference of IAEG 2015 3 Result and Discussion 3 1 Halang Formation Lava and Andesite RMR in Majalengka observations Table 3 were obtained from

Volume 4 Issue 9 March 2015 A geological classification of rock mass

Rock Mass Rating System RMR is also based on This classification can be described by Geological Strength Index –GSI too ISSN 2277 3754 ISO 9001 2008 Certified International Journal of Engineering and Innovative Technology IJEIT Volume 4 Issue 9 March 2015 54 GEOLOGICAL STRENGTH INDEX FOR JOINTED ROCKS From the lithology structure and

The MRMR Rock Mass Rating Classification System in Mining

The in situ rock mass rating system IRMR leading to the mining rock mass rating system MRMR for jointed rock masses has been used and abused in mining operations around the world for the past 27 years Despite the recent development of elaborate design procedures and computer aided design packages MRMR remains one of the most versatile and practical mine

PDF Limitations of rock mass classification systems

Rock Mass Rating RMR is a widely used rock mass classification system to assess the quality condition of rock masses for tunnels mines slopes and foundations The RMR system has been


Engineering Application of Rock Mass Classifications Systems 20 RMR SYSTEM This rating system was proposed by Bieniawski 1973 1976 and 1989 for use in design of tunnels in hard and soft rock A revision was made in 1989 to reflect more data collected Six parameters are used to classify a rockmass using the RMR system that is Uniaxial

Rock Mass Characterization Geoengineer org

Most of the multi parameter rock mass classification systems were developed from civil engineering case histories Those that are commonly used in rock mechanics to assist designing in infrastructure are the following Rock Load Classification Introduced by Terzaghi in 1946 the system evaluates the impact of rock load on steel supported tunnels based on a descriptive


The rock mass index RMi was first presented by Palmstr 246 m in 1995 and has been further developed and presented in several papers It is a volumetric parameter indicating the approximate uniaxial compressive strength of a rock mass andit can thus be compared with the GSI value The RMi value is applied as input

Rock Mass Rating Missouri S amp T

Rock Mass Rating Bieniawski 1976 published the details of a rock mass classification called the Geomechanics Classification or the Rock Mass Rating RMR system Over the years this system has been successively re fined as more case records have been examined and the reader should be aware that Bieniawski has made significant changes in the

Review of Rock Mass Rating and Tunneling Quality Index Systems

empirical rock mass classification systems developed so far the RMR rock mass rating system established by Bieniawski 8 and the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute NGI tunneling quality index Q system developed by Nick Barton and his co researchers 9 are internationally accepted systems and are extensively used in tunneling Additionally these systems are


Laubscher described a Modified Rock Mass Rating system This system takes the basic RMR value as defined by Bieniawski and adjusts it to account for in situ and induced stresses stress changes and the effects of blasting and weathering 3 3 A development end on a mine has intersected poor ground which has slowed advances A 60 m long exploration diamond drill

PDF Rock Mass Classification Systems ResearchGate

15 01 2015 nbsp 0183 32 RSR is a rating system for rock mass In RSR system two kinds of factors influencing the rock mass behavior in tunneling are considered geological parameters and con


Rock Mass Rating System IRMR in the year 2000 A quantitative comparison of the MRMR and IRMR Classification Systems has been undertaken to determine a correlation between the two classification systems the results of which indicate that there is not a major difference between the resultant rock mass rating values derived from the two Classification Systems

Rock mass classification Rocscience Inc

on the rock mass and its stress and hydrologic characteristics the use of a rock mass classification scheme can be of considerable benefit At its simplest this may involve using the classification scheme as a check list to ensure that all relevant information has been considered At the other end of the spectrum one or more rock mass

Guideline for Rock Mass Classification System

The empirical method of Rock Mass Rating RMR Q system is often utilised for the rock mass classification of tunnel projects The proposed system includes visual judgement of the rock material and rock mass with a relatively wide range of definition contrary to the RMR or Q system One of the empirical methods of Geological Strength Index GSI also includes similar

Rock mass properties Rocscience Inc

Rock mass properties Introduction Reliable estimates of the strength and deformation characteristics of rock masses are required for almost any form of analysis used for the design of slopes foundations and underground excavations Hoek and Brown 1980a 1980b proposed a method for obtaining estimates of the strength of jointed rock masses based upon an

Study of Rock Mass Rating RMR and Geological Strength Index

The Rock Mass Rating RMR classification system was developed by Bieniawski 10 in 1973 and after several modifications the 1989 version is the most used in rock engineer ing practice 19 This classification system has been refined over several years and its characterization method has been revised from its creation onward The last modification of this classification

PDF Limitations of rock mass classification systems

Rock Mass Rating RMR is a widely used rock mass classification system to assess the quality condition of rock masses for tunnels mines slopes and foundations

Rock Mass Classification Rock Mass System

15 12 2016 nbsp 0183 32 The Rock Mass System referred to as RMR provided an overall rating of the rock mass ranging from less than 20 for very poor rock to 100 for very good rock Every rating is associated with a class of rock – class I for a very good rock and class V for a very poor rock The overall rating is obtained by adding up the scored pertaining to 6 different criteria These

PDF Review of rock mass rating classification Historical

Historical development of the rock mass rating RMR system first developed and later reviewed by Bieniawski and contributed by other researchers is presented

Comparative Analysis of Rock Mass Rating Prediction Using Different

01 05 2016 nbsp 0183 32 The rock mass rating RMR classification system is the integral part in the engineering design and accomplishment of underground structures especially tunnels and caverns within the rock mass Therefore it is very necessary to evaluate predict the quality of rock mass and in turn the RMR value with more precision This paper presents the estimation

Review GSI and Hoek Brown Procedure

Rating RMR system as a means to scale laboratory intact rock properties to those for the jointed rock mass Hoek amp Brown 1988 and improvements to better account for poorer quality rock masses Hoek

PDF The RMR Rock Mass Rating system Mitterand K A L A L

The RMR Rock Mass Rating system 1 Short on the RMR Rock Mass Rating system This engineering classification system which was developed by Bieniawski in 1973 utilises the following six rock mass parameters 1 Uniaxial compressive strength of intact rock material 2

Engineering Rock Mass Classification

Rock Mass Quality Q System 85 The Q System 85 Joint Orientation and the Q System 93 Updating the Q System 93 Collection of Field Data 93 Classification of the Rock Mass 94 Estimation of Support Pressure 96 Estimation of Deformation or Closure 101 Unsupported Span 102 Design of Supports 103 New Austrian Tunneling Method 104 Norwegian Method of

A New Rock Mass Quality Rating System Rock Mass Quality Rating

04 09 2013 nbsp 0183 32 This new rock mass rating system is used to estimate the geomechanical properties of rock masses In the first part of this paper the input parameters of RMQR and their ratings are given and discussed In the second part the unified formula proposed by the first author is adopted for the new rock mass rating system for estimating the rock mass

Review of Rock Mass Rating and Tunneling Quality Index Systems

Although rock mass rating RMR and tunneling quality index Q systems are used in different rock engineering projects as empirical design tools their application in tunnel design is widely accepted as these systems were developed and updated for this purpose specifically This paper reviews the work conducted by various researchers since the development of these two

Q system Norwegian Geotechnical Institute NGI

The Q system can therefore be used as a guideline in rock support design decisions and for documentation of rock mass quality The Q system was developed at NGI between 1971 and 74 Barton et al 1974 Since the introduction of the Q system in 1974 there has been a considerable development within support philosophy and technology in underground

The RMR Rock Mass Rating system

Short on the RMR Rock Mass Rating system This engineering classification system which was developed by Bieniawski in 1973 utilises the following six rock mass parameters 1 Uniaxial compressive strength of intact rock material 2 Rock quality designation RQD 3 Spacing of discontinuities 4 Condition of discontinuities given as