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Applied Geophysics – Refraction II Velocity and rock strength Relating velocity to rock strength allows site classification based on refraction studies 3. Rippability
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Unformatted text preview: Jointing is also a factor in the rippability of a rock Seismic velocity can therefore be used to determine the methods necessary to excavate an area...
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