Electric-pulse breakdown and the breakage of granite

V. F. Vazhov, R. R. Gafarov, S. Yu Datskevich, M. Yu Zhurkov, Vasily Mikhailovich Muratov

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Abstract

The breakage of granite during the action of an electric pulse is studied for a two-electrode system in the interelectrode distance range 10-300 mm and a power input of 3.6-100 J/mm per unit interelectrode length. Empirical dependences of the breakdown voltage, the breakage depth, the breakage output, and the specific energy consumption on the interelectrode distance are obtained.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)833-838
Number of pages6
JournalTechnical Physics
Volume55
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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