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  1. Rock Engineering and Rock Mechanics: Structures in and on Rock Masses

    Edited by R. Alejano, Áurea Perucho, Claudio Olalla, Rafael Jiménez

    Rock Engineering and Rock Mechanics: Structures in and on Rock Masses covers the most important topics and state-of-the-art in the area of rock mechanics, with an emphasis on structures in and on rock masses. The 255 contributions (including 6 keynote lectures) from the 2014 ISRM European Rock...

    Published May 11th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Debris Flow

    Mechanics, Prediction and Countermeasures, 2nd edition, 2nd Edition

    By Tamotsu Takahashi

    This is the 2nd edition of one of the most comprehensive accounts of debris flow, describing both theoretical and applied aspects. In the first part, the fundamental mechanical characteristics are discussed, including flow characteristics, type classification, mechanics, occurrence and development,...

    Published March 9th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Geotechnics of Organic Soils and Peat

    By Bujang B.K. Huat, Arun Prasad, Afshin Asadi, Sina Kazemian

    Peat and organic soils commonly occur as extremely soft, wet, unconsolidated surficial deposits that are an integral part of wetland systems. These types of soils can give rise to geotechnical problems in the area of sampling, settlement, stability, in situ testing, stabilisation and construction....

    Published February 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Handbook of Geotechnical Investigation and Design Tables

    Second Edition

    By Burt G. Look

    This practical handbook of properties for soils and rock contains in a concise tabular format the key issues relevant to geotechnical investigations, assessments and designs in common practice. There are brief notes on the application of the tables. These data tables are compiled for experienced...

    Published February 9th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. ICPMG2014 – Physical Modelling in Geotechnics

    Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics 2014 (ICPMG2014), Perth, Australia, 14-17 January 2014

    Edited by Christophe Gaudin, David White

    The 8th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics (ICPMG2014) was organised by the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems at the University of Western Australia under the auspices of the Technical Committee 104 for Physical Modelling in Geotechnics of the International Society...

    Published January 5th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Rock Mechanics for Resources, Energy and Environment

    Edited by Marek Kwasniewski, Dariusz Lydzba

    This book contains the Proceedings of EUROCK 2013 – The 2013 ISRM International Symposium, which was held on 23-26 September 2013 in Wroclaw, Poland. The Symposium was organized by the ISRM National Group POLAND and the Institute of Geotechnics and Hydrotechnics of the Wroclaw Institute of...

    Published September 10th 2013 by CRC Press

  7. Open Pit Mine Planning and Design, Two Volume Set & CD-ROM Pack, Third Edition

    By William A. Hustrulid, Mark Kuchta, Randall K. Martin

    Building on the success of its 2006 predecessor, this 3rd edition of Open Pit Mine Planning and Design has been both updated and extended, ensuring that it remains the most complete and authoritative account of modern open pit mining available. Five new chapters on unit operations have been added,...

    Published August 29th 2013 by CRC Press

  8. Mining of Mineral Deposits

    Edited by Genadiy Pivnyak, Volodymyr Bondarenko, Iryna Kovalevs'ka, Mykhaylo Illiashov

    In the last decades coal production capacity has increased rapidly and its quality, power and the reliability of equipment has steadily improved. Moreover, stability of production processes can be controlled better. In connection with that, unification of scientific schools...

    Published August 21st 2013 by CRC Press

  9. Rock Characterisation, Modelling and Engineering Design Methods

    Edited by Xia-Ting Feng, John A. Hudson, Fei Tan

    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

  10. Rock Dynamics and Applications - State of the Art

    Edited by Jian Zhao, Jianchun Li

    Rock dynamics studies the response of rock materials and rock masses under dynamic loading conditions. In the last a couple of decades, the development of experimental and computational techniques has been able to capture the progress of fracturing in microsecond steps, allowing the exploration on...

    Published May 12th 2013 by CRC Press