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Table 7 Summary of the uniaxial compressive strength experiments performed on Rothbach sandstone at different strain rates

From: The influence of hydrothermal brine on the short-term strength and elastic modulus of sandstones from exploration well EPS-1 at Soultz-sous-Forêts (France)

Axial strain rate (s−1) Uniaxial compressive strength (MPa)
1 × 10−4 22.7
1 × 10−5 21.3
1 × 10−6 22.9
1 × 10−7 21.3
1 × 10−8 15.0
1 × 10−9 18.0