1st Edition

Environment-Friendly Techniques of Rock Breaking

By J. Res, K. Wladzielczyk, A.K. Ghose Copyright 2003

    Significant advances have been made in non-explosive rock breaking techniques in the past two decades. This monograph focuses specifically on environmental-friendly rock excavating using chemical, thermal, hydraulic, electric and hybrid systems. It presents a comprehensive overview of the theoretical concepts and state-of-the-art practical developments based on these emerging techniques.


    Janus Res, K. Wladzielczyk, Ajoy K. Ghose