ENGINEERING ROCK MECHANICS PART 2: ILLUSTRATIVE WORKED EXAMPLES
- John Harrison
- John Hudson
Geologists, civil and geotechnical engineers
- Published: January 2001
- Imprint: ELSEVIER
- ISBN: 978-0-08-043010-2
"When I took rock mechanics at Berkeley we used Prof. Goodman's book (of course), but I have found this book to be far more user friendly and complete. Although an understanding of geology and earth processes is essential for the subject to be understandable, this book and the accompanying book of worked problems will teach you the subject well and thoroughly..." Amazon Review
Table of Contents
Chapter Headings and Selected ContentsPreface.Units and Symbols.Part A: Illustrative Worked Examples - Questions and Answers.Introduction. Geological setting. Stress. In situ rock stress. Strain and the theory of elasticity. Intact rock: deformability, strength and failure. Fractures and hemispherical projection. Rock masses: deformability, strength, failure. Permeability. Anisotropy and inhomogeneity. Testing techniques. Rock mass classification. Rock dynamics and time dependency. Rock mechanics interactions and rock engineering systems. Excavation principles. Rock reinforcement and rock support. Foundations and slopes - instability mechanisms. Design of surface excavations. Underground excavation instability mechanisms. Design of underground excavations.Part B: Questions OnlyThe questions in Part A are repeated here without the answers for those who wish to attempt the questions without the answers being visibleQuestions 1.1-1.5: Introduction. Questions 2.1-2.10: Geological setting. Questions 3.1-3.10: Stress. Questions 4.1-4.10: In situ rock stress. Questions 5.1-5.10: Strain and the theory of elasticity. Questions 6.1-6.10: Intact rock. Questions 7.1-7.10: Fractures and hemispherical projection. Questions 8.1-8.10: Rock masses. Questions 9.1-9.10: Permeability. Questions 10.1-10.10: Anisotropy and inhomogeneity. Questions 11.1-11.10: Testing techniques. Questions 12.1-12.10: Rock mass classification. Questions 13.1-13.10: Rock dynamics and time dependency. Questions 14.1-14.10: Rock mechanics interactions and rock engineering systems. Questions 15.1-15.10: Excavation principles. Questions 16.1-16.10: Rock reinforcement and rock support. Questions 17.1-17.10: Foundations and slopes - instability mechanisms. Questions 18.1-18.10: Design of surface excavations. Questions 19.1-19.10: Underground excavation instability mechanism. Questions 20.1-20.10: Design of underground excavations.Appendix 1. 3-D stress cube model. Appendix 2. Hemispherical projection sheet.
To view the projection as a pdf, please click here. Appendix 3. Rock mass classification tables: RMR and Q. References. Index.