InfraRedThermographyhasbeentestedhereinforthestudyofthefracturingconditionofintenselyjointed rockmasses,inorderto find outwhatkindofinformationcanbeassessed.Althoughthistechniqueiswidelyusedinseveralscientific fields, itsdirectapplicationforrockmechanicspurposesisstill underdevelopment.Inthispaper,thermalimagingcampaigns,carriedoutindifferentclimaticconditions, aredescribed.ACoolingRateIndex,relatedtohowfracturedrockmassesbehaveduringtheheat transfertowardstheexternalenvironment,isproposed.Suchanindexhasbeenrelatedtothedegree offracturingoftherockmasses,inorderto find arelationshipamongthermalbehaviorandthemain quantitativefracturingindexes.Resultsreturninterestingmatchesbetweensomegeostructuralfeatures andthermaloutputs,demonstratingthereliabilityoftheapplicationofsuchmethodologytobare rockmasses.Moreover,newexperimentalconsiderationsareproposed,layingthefoundationsforfuture studiesaimedtofurthervalidatetheInfraRedThermographyasaneffectiveremotesurveytechnique.

InfraRed Thermography proposed for the estimation of the Cooling Rate Index in the remote survey of rock masses

PAPPALARDO, Giovanna;MINEO, SIMONE;
2016-01-01

Abstract

InfraRedThermographyhasbeentestedhereinforthestudyofthefracturingconditionofintenselyjointed rockmasses,inorderto find outwhatkindofinformationcanbeassessed.Althoughthistechniqueiswidelyusedinseveralscientific fields, itsdirectapplicationforrockmechanicspurposesisstill underdevelopment.Inthispaper,thermalimagingcampaigns,carriedoutindifferentclimaticconditions, aredescribed.ACoolingRateIndex,relatedtohowfracturedrockmassesbehaveduringtheheat transfertowardstheexternalenvironment,isproposed.Suchanindexhasbeenrelatedtothedegree offracturingoftherockmasses,inorderto find arelationshipamongthermalbehaviorandthemain quantitativefracturingindexes.Resultsreturninterestingmatchesbetweensomegeostructuralfeatures andthermaloutputs,demonstratingthereliabilityoftheapplicationofsuchmethodologytobare rockmasses.Moreover,newexperimentalconsiderationsareproposed,layingthefoundationsforfuture studiesaimedtofurthervalidatetheInfraRedThermographyasaneffectiveremotesurveytechnique.
2016
InfraRedThermography ; Rock mass; Cooling RateIndex
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