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  1. 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 25th 2011 by CRC Press

  2. 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 12th 2011 by CRC Press

  3. 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 10th 2010 by CRC Press

  4. 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 6th 2010 by CRC Press

  5. 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 29th 2010 by CRC Press

  6. 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 19th 2010 by CRC Press

  7. 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 7th 2010 by CRC Press

  8. 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 16th 2009 by CRC Press

  9. Rock Engineering in Difficult Ground Conditions - Soft Rocks and Karst

    Edited by Ivan Vrkljan

    Rock Engineering in Difficult Ground Conditions – Soft Rocks and Karst contains the Proceedings of the Regional Symposium of the International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM), which was held 29 to 31 October 2009 in Cavtat near Dubrovnik, Croatia. It is a continuation of the successful series of...

    Published October 14th 2009 by CRC Press

  10. Rock Fragmentation by Blasting

    Proceedings of the 9th Int. Symp. on Rock Fragmentation by Blasting - Fragblast 9, Sept. 2009, Granada Spain

    Edited by Jose A. Sanchidrian

    This volume contains the papers presented at the 9th International Symposium on Rock Fragmentation by Blasting, held in Granada, Spain, 13-17 August 2009. A state-of-the-art collection of articles on developments in rock blasting and explosives engineering, with contributions on rock...

    Published August 20th 2009 by CRC Press

Forthcoming Books

  1. Legislation, Technology and Practice of Mine Land Reclamation
    Edited by Zhenqi Hu
    To Be Published October 7th 2014
  2. Transit Development in Rock Mechanics
    Edited by Meifeng Cai
    To Be Published October 21st 2014
  3. A Pictorial Guide to Metamorphic Rocks in the Field
    By Kurt Hollocher
    To Be Published November 4th 2014
  4. Rock Engineering Risk
    By John A. Hudson, Xia-Ting Feng
    To Be Published May 1st 2015
  5. Practical Rock Mechanics
    By Steve Hencher
    To Be Published May 15th 2015

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