Accession Number : ADM000463

Title :   The Point Load Index and Unconfined Compressive Strength Database System (PLUCS) (Computer Diskette).

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS

Report Date : SEP 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : File characteristics: Software and Database (6 files); ASCII character set. Physical description: 1 computer diskette; 3 1/2 in.; high density; 1.44MB. System requirements: PC compatible; DOS. The Point Load Index and Unconfined Compressive Strength Database System (PLUCS) was designed to store, retrieve, and compare rock test data. PLUCS provides summary data from individual tests. The data base contains results from over 400 rock tests from 11 material sources (September 1994). Although the PLUCS software will compute and display results using any number of tests, strength comparisons based on a small number of tests may be unreliable. Most point load index tests in this data base were performed on NX(2-1/8 in.) sized samples, which is the common sized used in the Corps. (Author)

Descriptors :   *ROCK MECHANICS, *COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH, DATA BASES, DRILLING, DREDGING, INDEXES(RATIOS).

Subject Categories : Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE