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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Vibrations from Blasting

    Workshop hosted by Fragblast 9 - the 9th International Symposium on Rock Fragmentation by Blasting

    Edited by Alex Spathis, Mike J. Noy

    Collection of excellent articles presenting the latest developments in blast vibration measurements, modeling and mitigation techniques. Includes contributions on novel environmentally-induced vs blast-induced movements, non-conventional geophysical processing techniques, new modeling approaches,...

    Published August 20th 2009 by CRC Press

  5. Geology

    Basics for Engineers

    By Aurele Parriaux

    Geology – Basics for Engineers presents the physical and chemical characteristics of the Earth, the nature and the properties of rocks and unconsolidated deposits/sediments, the action of water, how the earth is transformed by various phenomena at different scales of time and space. The book shows...

    Published August 13th 2009 by CRC Press

  6. Foundations of Engineering Geology, Third Edition

    By Tony Waltham

    Now in full colour, the third edition of this well established book provides a readable and highly illustrated overview of the aspects of geology that are most significant to civil engineers. Sections in the book include those devoted to the main rock types, weathering, ground investigation, rock...

    Published April 21st 2009 by CRC Press

  7. Boundaries of Rock Mechanics

    Recent Advances and Challenges for the 21st Century

    Edited by Meifeng Cai, Jin'an Wang

    Boundaries of Rock Mechanics. Recent Advances and Challenges for the 21st Century contains 180 papers from the International Young Scholars’ Symposium on Rock Mechanics 2008 (Beijing, China, 28 April-2 May 2008). The symposium was organized by the ISRM Commission on Education, and sponsored by the...

    Published April 1st 2008 by CRC Press

  8. Dam Break Modelling, Risk Assessment and Uncertainty Analysis for Flood Mitigation

    IHE-PhD Thesis, Unesco-IHE, Delft, The Netherlands

    By Migena Zagonjolli

    More than 800,000 dams and thousands of kilometers of dikes have been constructed around the world. These structures are often designed based on a statistical analysis of the discharge distribution in rivers. However, the history of construction of dams and dikes coexists with the history of...

    Published October 18th 2007 by CRC Press

  9. The Second Half Century of Rock Mechanics, Three Volume Set

    11th Congress of the International Society for Rock Mechanics, 3 VOLUMES + CD-ROM

    Edited by Luís Ribeiro e Sousa, Claudio Olalla, N. Grossmann

    Forty one years ago, the International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM) held its 1st International Congress in Lisbon, Portugal. In July 2007, the 11th ISRM Congress returned to Lisbon, where the Portuguese Geotechnical Society (SPG), the Portuguese National Group of the ISRM, hosted the meeting....

    Published August 5th 2007 by CRC Press

  10. Volcanic Rocks

    Proceedings of ISRM Workshop W2, Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal, 14-15 July, 2007

    Edited by Ana Maria Malheiro, João Carlos Nunes

    Environmental issues are high on the public agenda and engineering projects need to take environmental concerns on board. Volcanic Rocks, contains papers from the ISRM Workshop W2 (Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal 14-15 July 2007), and focuses specifically on problems associated with...

    Published July 13th 2007 by CRC Press