strain bursts

strain bursts

[′strān ‚bərsts]
(mining engineering)
Rock bursts in which there is spitting, flaking, and sudden fracturing at the face, indicating increased pressure at the site.
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divided rockbursts into impact-induced bursts and strain bursts according to their stress path, and uniaxial compressive tests were performed to analyze the stored strain energy in strain bursts [14].