geostatic

geostatic

(ˌdʒiːəʊˈstætɪk)
adj
1. (Geological Science) Also: lithostatic denoting or relating to the pressure exerted by a mass of rock or a similar substance
2. (Architecture) (of a construction) able to resist the pressure of a mass of earth or similar material
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Governor told that Balochistan is of great significance owing to its unique geostatic location, long coast and precious resources and minerals.
Rock burst is considered a dynamic instability phenomenon of surrounding rock mass of un-derground space in high geostatic stress and caused by the violent release of strain energy stored in the rock mass.
In "step 1" the in-situ geostatic stresses were modeled, with the coefficient for lateral soil pressure assumed to be [K.
SPMs are the link between geostatic subsea manifold connections and weathervaning tankers.
Simultaneously, the initial stress field can be derived with the geostatic stress field and the lateral pressure coefficient, and then [p'.
This improvement is supported by attacks on Paris, which increased the geostatic tensions that threaten the world oil supply.
Accompanying Rheticus to Prussia, Heinrich Zell in collaboration with Nicolaus Copernicus, produced the first geostatic map of the Prussian coastline and had the first printed map of Prussia with hundreds of towns printed at Nuremberg in 1542.
It is included in the program for the complex study of the available wells and the upgradation of the system to maintain geostatic pressure.
If the geostatic pressure in particular point is higher than the stress from the additional load, the boundary condition - zero vertical displacement - must be introduced for that particular point of subsoil.
Geostatic stress state--Understanding in-situ stress state at depth can be helpful in determining the required drilling fluid pressure and drill mud properties that are needed to ensure a stable hole, and to minimize chances of frac-out.
As a rule, it has to exceed the geostatic pressure of the rock layer itself, but these are determined in each individual case using lab stress tests and math calculations.
Calculations of stability and strains of a pile wall solution 40 cm in thickness were carried out by geostatic analyses.

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