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  1. True Triaxial Testing of Rocks

    Edited by Marek Kwasniewski, Xiaochun Li, Manabu Takahashi

    Series: Geomechanics Research Series

    This is the first book ever published on the problems of true triaxial testing of rocks addressing all aspects of true triaxial testing of rocks, including: (i) true triaxial testing techniques and procedures; (ii) test results: strength, deformability, failure mode, permeability, acoustic emission...

    Published August 5th 2012 by CRC Press

  2. Practical Engineering Geology

    By Steve Hencher

    Series: Applied Geotechnics

    Steve Hencher presents a broad and fresh view on the importance of engineering geology to civil engineering projects. Practical Engineering Geology provides an introduction to the way that projects are managed, designed and constructed and the ways that the engineering geologist can contribute to...

    Published January 12th 2012 by CRC Press

  3. Design Analysis in Rock Mechanics, Second Edition

    By William G. Pariseau

    This comprehensive introduction to rock mechanics treats the basics of rock mechanics in a clear and straightforward manner and discusses important design problems in terms of the mechanics of materials. This extended second edition includes an additional chapter on rock bursts and bumps, a part on...

    Published September 28th 2011 by Taylor & Francis

  4. Rock Mechanics: Achievements and Ambitions

    Edited by Meifeng Cai

    Rock Mechanics: Achievements and Ambitions contains the papers accepted for the 2nd ISRM International Young Scholars’ Symposium on Rock Mechanics, which was sponsored by the ISRM and held on 14–16 October 2011 in Beijing, China, immediately preceding the 12th ISRM Congress on Rock Mechanics....

    Published September 21st 2011 by CRC Press

  5. CO2 Storage in Carboniferous Formations and Abandoned Coal Mines

    Edited by Manchao He, Luis Ribeiro e Sousa, Derek Elsworth, Euripedes Vargas Jr.

    Underground geological storage of carbon dioxide (CO2) has considerable potential for mitigating climate change. CO2 can be safely injected and stored at well characterized and properly managed sites. Injecting carbon dioxide in deep geological formations can store it underground for long periods...

    Published September 15th 2011 by CRC Press

  6. Harmonising Rock Engineering and the Environment

    Edited by Qihu Qian, Yingxin Zhou

    Harmonising Rock Mechanics and the Environment comprises the proceedings (invited and contributed papers) of the 12th ISRM International Congress on Rock Mechanics (Beijing, China, 18-21 October 2011). The contributions cover the entire scope of rock mechanics and rock engineering, with an emphasis...

    Published September 13th 2011 by CRC Press

  7. Rock Engineering Design

    By Xia-Ting Feng, John A. Hudson

    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

  8. Advances in Rock Dynamics and Applications

    Edited by Yingxin Zhou, Jian Zhao

    The study of rock dynamics is important because many rock mechanics and rock engineering problems involve dynamic loading ranging from earthquakes to vibrations and explosions. The subject deals with the distribution and propagation of loads, dynamic responses, and processes of rocks and...

    Published May 24th 2011 by CRC Press

  9. Geological Engineering

    By Luis Gonzalez de Vallejo, Mercedes Ferrer

    A thorough knowledge of geology is essential in the design and construction of infrastructures for transport, buildings and mining operations; while an understanding of geology is also crucial for those working in urban, territorial and environmental planning and in the prevention and mitigation of...

    Published January 11th 2011 by CRC Press

  10. Mining and Rock Construction Technology Desk Reference

    Rock Mechanics, Drilling & Blasting

    Edited by Agne Rustan, Claude Cunningham, William Fourney, Alex Spathis, K.R.Y. Simha

    A comprehensive and illustrated desk reference with terms, definitions, explanations, abbreviations, trade names, quantifications, units and symbols used in rock mechanics, drilling and blasting. Now including rock mechanics as well, this updated edition presents 5127 terms, 637 symbols, 507...

    Published November 9th 2010 by CRC Press