Rock Mechanics Products

  • Geology for Ground Engineering Projects

    By Chris J. N. Fletcher

    Bridges the Gap between Geology and Ground Engineering High-quality geological models are crucial for ground engineering projects, but many engineers are not always at ease with the geological terminology and analysis presented in these models, nor with their implications and limitations. Project…

    Paperback – 2016-05-02
    CRC Press

  • Rock Dynamics: From Research to Engineering

    Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Rock Dynamics and Applications

    Edited by Jian Zhao

    Hardback – 2016-04-19
    CRC Press

  • Soil and Rock Description in Engineering Practice, Second Edition

    By David Norbury

    This is a revised and updated edition of the highly successful first edition. In the intervening period the procedures used in the description of soils and rocks have continued to develop and evolve and this new edition incorporates changes in the national and international standards, BS 5930:2015…

    Hardback – 2016-04-01
    Whittles Publishing

  • Unsaturated Soil Mechanics - from Theory to Practice

    Proceedings of the 6th Asia Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils (Guilin, China, 23-26 October 2015)

    Edited by Zhenghan Chen, Changfu Wei, De´an Sun, Xongfu Xu

    In the past decades advances have been made in the research and practice on unsaturated soil mechanics. In 2000 the first Asia-Pacific Conferences on Unsaturated Soils was organized in Singapore. Since then, four conferences have been held under the continued support of the Technical Committee on…

    Hardback – 2015-10-14
    CRC Press

  • Practical Rock Mechanics

    By Steve Hencher

    An Ideal Source for Geologists and Others with Little Background in Engineering or Mechanics Practical Rock Mechanics provides an introduction for graduate students as well as a reference guide for practicing engineering geologists and geotechnical engineers. The book considers fundamental…

    Paperback – 2015-09-18
    CRC Press
    Applied Geotechnics

  • Volcanic Rocks and Soils

    Edited by Tatiana Rotonda, Manuela Cecconi, Francesco Silvestri, Paolo Tommasi

    Volcanic rocks and soils show a peculiar mechanical behaviour at both laboratory and in-situ scale due to their typical structural characters. Volcanic rocks and soils contains keynote lectures and papers from the International Workshop held in Ischia (Italy), 24-25 September 2015. The book deals…

    Pack - Book & CD – 2015-09-15
    CRC Press

  • Prestressed Concrete-Lined Pressure Tunnels

    Towards Improved Safety and Economical Design

    By T.D.Y.F. Simanjuntak

    Hydropower can be a source of sustainable energy, provided environmental considerations are taken into account and economic aspects of hydropower design are appropriately addressed. Using concrete-lined pressure tunnels instead of steel pipes may be economically attractive but may also have…

    Paperback – 2015-07-28
    CRC Press
    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

  • Rock Engineering Risk

    By John A. Hudson, Xia-Ting Feng

    This book provides a new, necessary and valuable approach to the consideration of risk in underground engineering projects constructed within rock masses. There are Chapters on uncertainty and risk, rock engineering systems, rock fractures and rock stress, the design of a repository for radioactive…

    Hardback – 2015-05-05
    CRC Press
    ISRM Book Series

  • A Pictorial Guide to Metamorphic Rocks in the Field

    By Kurt Hollocher

    This book is an illustrative introduction to metamorphic rocks as seen in the field, designed for advanced high school to graduate-level earth science and geology students to jump-start their observational skills. In addition to photographs of rocks in the field, there are numerous line diagrams…

    Paperback – 2014-11-21
    CRC Press

  • Transit Development in Rock Mechanics

    Recognition, Thinking and Innovation

    Edited by Meifeng Cai, Yang Gengshe, Jin'an Wang

    Transit Development in Rock Mechanics—Recognition, Thinking and Innovation contains 150 papers presented at the 3rd ISRM International Young Scholars’ Symposium on Rock Mechanics (8-10 November 2014, Xi’an, China). The volume focusses on the transitional development in rock mechanics research from…

    Hardback – 2014-10-20
    CRC Press

  • Rock Fall Engineering

    By Duncan C. Wyllie

    Rock falls can be a public safety issue. This book provides comprehensive information on identification of these hazards, and design and construction of protection methods. Rock Fall Engineering describes first, the theoretical background to rock fall behavior in terms of the impact and trajectory…

    Hardback – 2014-09-24
    CRC Press

  • Legislation, Technology and Practice of Mine Land Reclamation

    Proceedings of the Beijing International Symposium on Land Reclamation and Ecological Restoration (LRER 2014), Beijing, China, 16-19 October 2014

    Edited by Zhenqi Hu

    Legislation, Technology and Practice of Mine Land Reclamation contains the proceedings of the Beijing International Symposium on Land Reclamation and Ecological Restoration (LRER 2014, Beijing, China, 16-19 October 2014). The contributions cover a wide range of topics:- Monitoring, prediction and…

    Hardback – 2014-09-23
    CRC Press

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