Engineering Rock Mechanics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080438641, 9780080530963

Engineering Rock Mechanics

1st Edition

An Introduction to the Principles

Authors: John Hudson John Harrison
Paperback ISBN: 9780080438641
eBook ISBN: 9780080530963
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 12th June 2000
Page Count: 456
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Chapter headings: Preface. Introduction. Geological Setting. Stress. In situ Stress. Strain. Intact Rock. Discontinuities. Rock Masses. Permeability. Anisotropy and Inhomogeneity. Testing Techniques. Rock Mass Classification. Rock Dynamics and Time Dependent Sspects. Rock Mechanics Interactions and Rock Engineering Systems (RES). Excavation Principles. Stabilization Principles. Surface Excavation Instability Mechanisms. Design and Snalysis of Surface Excavations. Underground Excavation Instability Mechanisms. Design and Analysis of Underground Excavations. References. Appendices. Index

Readership

Geologists, civil and geotechnical engineers

Table of Contents

Chapter headings: Preface. Introduction. Geological Setting. Stress. In situ Stress. Strain. Intact Rock. Discontinuities. Rock Masses. Permeability. Anisotropy and Inhomogeneity. Testing Techniques. Rock Mass Classification. Rock Dynamics and Time Dependent Sspects. Rock Mechanics Interactions and Rock Engineering Systems (RES). Excavation Principles. Stabilization Principles. Surface Excavation Instability Mechanisms. Design and Snalysis of Surface Excavations. Underground Excavation Instability Mechanisms. Design and Analysis of Underground Excavations. References. Appendices. Index

Details

No. of pages:
456
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 2000
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080530963
Paperback ISBN:
9780080438641

About the Author

John Hudson

John Harrison

Reviews

"...this book is very good work tool in the understanding of the Engineering Rock Mechanics from the undergraduate and graduate points of view, because the easy on going terminology makes fruitful the reading for any public." FABIO ANTONIO GIL ESCOBAR SPECIAL GRADUATE COURSE DEPARTMENT OF GEOSCIENCE FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SHIMANE UNIVERSITY JAPAN