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Table 3 The results of the static Brazilian splitting tests

From: Mechanical test of granite with multiple water–thermal cycles

Number of thermal shocks P/kN σt/MPa Et/GPa
1 23.68 6.03 8.20
4 21.72 5.53 7.50
8 18.38 4.68 6.64
12 13.67 3.48 7.10
15 12.13 3.09 4.13
  1. P maximum test load, σt tensile strength, Et tensile modulus