Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Engineering rock mechanics By John R Harrison and John A. HudsonFREng

Engineering rock mechanics By John R Harrison and John A. HudsonFREng
1 Introduction
2 Geological setting
3 Stress
4 In situ rock stress
5 Strain and the theory of elasticity
6 Intact rock defonnability, strength and failure
7 Fractures and hemispherical projection
8 Rock masses:deformability, strengthand failure
9 Permeability
10 Anisotropy and in homogeneity
This book can be used as a 'standalone' textbook or as a complement to our first book, Engineering Ruck Mechanics:An infroductiunto the Principles. It contains illustrative worked examples of engineering rock mechanics in action as the subject applies to civil, mining, petroleum and environmental engineering. The book covers the necessary under standing and the key techniques supporting the rock engineering design of structural foundations, dams, rock slopes,wellbores, tunnels, caverns, hydroelectricschemes,mines.


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