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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Rock Failure Mechanisms

    Illustrated and Explained

    By Chun'An Tang, John A. Hudson

    When dealing with rock in civil engineering, mining engineering and other engineering, the process by which the rock fails under load should be understood, so that safe structures can be built on and in the rock. However, there are many ways for loading rock and rock can have a variety of...

    Published August 5th 2010 by CRC Press

  7. Rock Stress and Earthquakes

    Edited by Furen Xie

    The evaluation of in-situ rock stress is not only important in the exploration and engineering involving rock masses for mining, hydropower, tunneling, oil and gas production, and stone quarrying, but also in the geodynamics and earthquake prediction. The methods of determining these stresses for...

    Published July 28th 2010 by CRC Press

  8. Rock Mechanics in Civil and Environmental Engineering

    Edited by Jian Zhao, Vincent Labiouse, Jean-Paul Dudt, Jean-Francois Mathier

    Series: 100 Cases

    During the last two decades rock mechanics in Europe has been undergoing some major transformation. The reduction of mining activities in Europe affects heavily on rock mechanics teaching and research at universities and institutes. At the same time, new emerging activities, notably, underground...

    Published May 18th 2010 by CRC Press

  9. Volcanic Rock Mechanics

    Rock Mechanics and Geo-engineering in Volcanic Environments

    Edited by Claudio Olalla, Luis E. Hernandez, Jose Antonio Rodriguez-Losada, Áurea Perucho, Javier González-Gallego

    Volcanic Rock Mechanics includes papers and special lectures of the 3rd International Workshop on Volcanic Rocks, Rock Mechanics and Geo-Engineering in Volcanic Environments, which was held within the framework of the Congress “Cities on Volcanoes6-Tenerife 2010” (Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain...

    Published May 6th 2010 by CRC Press

  10. Fractured Rock Hydraulics

    By Fernando Olavo Franciss

    Uniquely devoted to hard and fractured rock hydraulics, this advanced-level introduction provides tools to solve practical engineering problems. Chapter I covers the fundamentals of fractured rock hydraulics under a tensor approach. Chapter II presents some key concepts about approximate solutions....

    Published November 15th 2009 by CRC Press