Rock Mechanics: Meeting Society's Challenges and Demands, Two Volume Set : Proceedings of the 1st Canada-US Rock Mechanics Symposium, Vancouver, Canada, 27-31 May 2007 book cover
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Rock Mechanics: Meeting Society's Challenges and Demands, Two Volume Set
Proceedings of the 1st Canada-US Rock Mechanics Symposium, Vancouver, Canada, 27-31 May 2007



ISBN 9780429107566
Published May 17, 2007 by CRC Press
1772 Pages

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Book Description

Ore extraction through surface and underground mining continues to involve deeper excavations in more complex rock mass conditions. Communities and infrastructure are increasingly exposed to rock slope hazards as they expand further into rugged mountainous terrains. Volume 1 presents papers describing new technologies, ideas and insights concerning fundamental rock mechanics, while the second volume comprises a collection of rock engineering case histories relevant to the major themes of the symposium: rock slope hazards, geotechnical infrastructure, surface and underground mining, and petroleum exploitation.

Table of Contents

VOLUME 1 - Fundamentals, New Technologies & New Ideas, New Trends in Data Collection & 3-D Ground/Deformation Characterization, Rock Mass Classification, Characterization & Behaviour, Numerical Modelling - Continuum & Discontinuum, Numerical Modelling - Brittle Fracture & Damage, Brittle Fracture & Damage Mechanics, In Situ Stress & Stress Measurement, Laboratory Testing & Coupled Behaviour, Author index. VOLUME 2 - Case Histories, Natural & Engineered Slopes, Dams & Hydroelectric Projects Tunnels & Deep Underground Excavations, Open Pit Mining ,Underground Mining, Rock Support, Ground Control & Blasting, Petroleum Resources & Borehole Geomechanics, Author index

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Erik Eberhardt, Doug Stead, Tom Morrison