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  1. A Pictorial Guide to Metamorphic Rocks in the Field

    By Kurt Hollocher

    This book is an illustrative introduction to metamorphic rocks as seen in the field, designed for advanced high school to graduate-level earth science and geology students to jump-start their observational skills. In addition to photographs of rocks in the field, there are numerous line diagrams...

    To Be Published September 22nd 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Legislation, Technology and Practice of Mine Land Reclamation

    Edited by Zhenqi Hu

    To Be Published September 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Rock Fall Engineering

    By Duncan C. Wyllie

    Rock falls can be a public safety issue. This book provides comprehensive information on identification of these hazards, and design and construction of protection methods. Rock Fall Engineering describes first, the theoretical background to rock fall behaviour in terms of the impact and...

    To Be Published October 2nd 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Transit Development in Rock Mechanics

    Edited by Meifeng Cai

    To Be Published October 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Rock Engineering Risk

    By John A. Hudson, Xia-Ting Feng

    Series: ISRM Book Series

    A follow-on from "Rock Engineering Design" by X.T. Feng and J.A. Hudson, published by CRC Press / Balkema in 2011, this book covers the important subject of rock engineering risk, and will describe and explain risk analysis techniques, the two main types of uncertainty (epistemic and aleatory), and...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by CRC Press

  6. Practical Rock Mechanics

    By Steve Hencher

    Series: Applied Geotechnics

    This text provides an introduction for graduate students, as well as engineering geologists, and geotechnical and mining engineers. It also suits those working in nuclear waste disposal and oil and gas production. The early chapters deal with fundamental geological processes that give rise to the...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by CRC Press

  7. Microcracking in Rock as Acoustic Emission

    By Tsuyoshi Ishida, Joseph Labuz

    Series: Geomechanics Research Series

    Rock stress and rock damaging are some of the main obstacles encountered when designing and constructing engineering projects with rock. This book will provide a basis to interpret acoustic emission (AE) as damage processes in stressed rock, with applications to stress measurements, size effects,...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by CRC Press

  8. Natural Stone in the Built Environment

    Resources, Use and Conservation

    By Bernard Smith, Akos Torok, Richard Prikryl, Jirina Prikrylova

    Fundamental and interdisciplinary textbook on natural stone properties, occurrence, exploration, use, decay and conservation. Primary information source for third-year students and professionals using natural stone in the built environment. Intended for a wide academic and professional...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by CRC Press

  9. Rock Mass Homogenization and Numerical Classification

    By Michel Chalhoub

    In the modelling or design phase of many mining or civil projects conducted in rock masses, the designer is confronted with a set of questions that is not always easy to answer. This is mainly due to the anisotropy and heterogeneity of the fractured medium, and to the complexity of the fractures’...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by CRC Press

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