Trial by Fire

Product Number: WEB142822
Released: 19 Apr, 2016
Business Term: OBOU Purchase
ISBN: #9781459809376
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Description

This book focuses on the fundamentals of rock mechanics as a basis for the safe and economical design and construction of tunnels, dam foundations and slopes in jointed and anisotropic rock. It is divided into four main parts: - Fundamentals and models - Analysis and design methods - Exploration, testing and monitoring - Applications and case histories. The rock mechanical models presented account for the influence of discontinuities on the stress-strain behavior and the permeability of jointed rock masses. This book is for: - Civil- and Mining-Engineers - Geologists - Students in the related fields

Author(s): Norah McClintock
Original Publish Date: 19 Apr, 2016

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