Series: ISRM Book Series
There are risks in all construction projects, but engineering in rock masses for civil engineering purposes requires consideration of many more factors than engineering with man-made materials— because the host material, rock, a natural material containing fractures and pre-existing stresses, can...
To Be Published May 14th 2015 by CRC Press
Rock Characterisation, Modelling and Engineering Design Methods contains the contributions presented at the 3rd ISRM SINOROCK Symposium (Shanghai, China, 18–20 June 2013). The papers contribute to the further development of the overall rock engineering design process through the sequential linkage...
Published May 16th 2013 by CRC Press
Given the recent advances in site investigation techniques, computing, access to information and monitoring, plus the current emphasis on safety, accountability and sustainability, this book introduces an up-to-date methodology for the design of all types of rock engineering projects, whether...
Published July 26th 2011 by CRC Press