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Proc. of the 6th Intl.

Symposium on Reliability Engineering and Risk Management (6ISRERM)


31 May – 1 June 2018, Singapore
Editor(s) Xudong Qian, Sze Dai Pang, Ghim Ping Raymond Ong, Kok-Kwang Phoon
Copyright c 2018 Author(s). All rights reserved.

Variability of mechanical and physical properties of Singapore Bukit

Timah Granite Rocks and Residual Soils


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Key Laboratory of New Technology for Construction of Cities in Mountain Area, Chongqing
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E-mail: cheungwg@126.com

ABSTRACT

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Keywords: variability; Bukit Timah Granite; strength; stiffness; unconfined compressive strength

1 Introduction
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2 Properties of BTG rock
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