Using Triaxial Test for Rock Mechanical Properties Determination (Case Study: Greater Ughelli Depobelt and Costal Swamp Depobelt wells)
MLA Style: Amiebenomo Hauwa Christiana, Prof Adewale Dosunmu , Prof Joel Ogbonna"Using Triaxial Test for Rock Mechanical Properties Determination (Case Study: Greater Ughelli Depobelt and Costal Swamp Depobelt wells)" International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology 67.7 (2019): 44-50.
APA Style:Amiebenomo Hauwa Christiana, Prof Adewale Dosunmu , Prof Joel Ogbonna(2019). "Using Triaxial Test for Rock Mechanical Properties Determination (Case Study: Greater Ughelli Depobelt and Costal Swamp Depobelt wells)"International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, 67(7), 44-50.
Triaxial tests experiment was carried out under different confining pressures on the cores ranging from 14.5 to 43.5 psi with the Cohesion ranging from 1 to 2 KN/m2 and the Angle of Frictional Resistance from 36 to 46 Degree. The bulk densities of the Sandstones ranges from 22.9 to 24.82KN/m2. The samples do show a consistent variation between rock units, with Coastal Swamp Depobelt having the highest density value of 24.82KN/m2giving a more complete picture of the rock’s failure envelope as a function of confining stress.
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Triaxial test, failure envelope, cohesion, frictional angle, bulk density, Uniaxial Compressive Strength.