Surface and Underground Project Case Histories - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080420684, 9781483297989

Surface and Underground Project Case Histories, Volume 5

1st Edition

Comprehensive Rock Engineering: Principles, Practice and Projects

Authors: E. Hoek
eBook ISBN: 9781483297989
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 22nd June 1995
Page Count: 1002
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Description

Comprehensive Rock Engineering: Principles, Practice, & Projects, Volume 5: Surface and Underground Project Case Histories focuses on the processes, methodologies, techniques, and principles involved in rock mechanics research.

The selection first elaborates on the expanding role of rock engineering in developing national and local infrastructures, subsurface space, and recent developments in rock engineering in Norway. Discussions focus on steel-fiber reinforced shotcrete, subsea road tunnels, air- and gas-tight rock caverns, economic and environmental advantages, hard rock tunneling, benefits and drawbacks of underground facilities, and contemporary uses of underground space in rock. The text then takes a look at the design of large powerhouse caverns in weak rock; power caverns of the Mingtan pumped storage project in Taiwan; and the design of the Agua del Toro Dam in Mendoza, Argentina.

The publication ponders on the Rio Grande Pumped storage complex in Cordova Province, rock instrumentation, and the use of rock mechanics principles in Canadian underground hard rock mine design. The book then elaborates on the preliminary analysis of quarry slopes in a weathered rock mass profile and the use of rock engineering to overcome adverse geology at Revelstoke Dam.

The selection is a valuable source of data for researchers interested in rock engineering.

Table of Contents

Overview of Underground Space and Developments. Developments and Case Studies: Civil Engineering. Developments and Case Studies: Mining Engineering. Developments and Case Studies: Geothermal Energy and Radioactive Waste Disposal. Developments and Case Studies: Petroleum Engineering. Developments and Case Studies: Slopes, Dams and Foundations. Cumulative Subject Index.

Details

No. of pages:
1002
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1993
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483297989

About the Author

E. Hoek

Affiliations and Expertise

Canada