Rock Mechanics Products

  • Rock Slope Engineering

    Civil Applications, Fifth Edition

    By Duncan C. Wyllie

    Rock Slope Engineering covers the investigation, design, excavation and remediation of man-made rock cuts and natural slopes, primarily for civil engineering applications. It presents design information on structural geology, shear strength of rock and ground water, including weathered rock. Slope…

    Paperback – 2017-08-04 
    CRC Press

  • Rocks and Minerals in Thin Section, Second Edition

    A Colour Atlas

    By Kate Brodie

    The Second Edition of this concise, clear, and handy-sized volume, highly respected and successful authors explain to the reader, with the help of 180 superb color photomicrographs, how to observe, describe and identify thin section samples of rocks and minerals using the polarising microscope…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26 
    CRC Press

  • Discontinuous Deformation Analysis in Rock Mechanics Practice

    By Yossef H. Hatzor, Guowei Ma, Gen-hua Shi

    The numerical, discrete element, Discontinuous Deformation Analysis (DDA) method was developed by Dr. Gen-hua Shi while he was working at the University of California, Berkeley, under the supervision of Prof. Richard E. Goodman in the late 1980s. Two-dimensional DDA was published in 1993 and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27 
    CRC Press
    ISRM Book Series

  • Back Analysis in Rock Engineering

    By Shunsuke Sakurai

    This book provides practicing engineers working in the field of design, construction and monitoring of rock structures such as tunnels and slopes with technical information on how to design, how to excavate and how to monitor the structures during their construction. Based on the long-term…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 
    CRC Press
    ISRM Book Series

  • Engineering of Glacial Deposits

    By Barry G. Clarke

    At some time 30% of the world’s land mass was covered by glaciers leaving substantial deposits of glacial soils under major conurbations in Europe, North and South America, New Zealand, Europe and Russia. For instance, 60% of the UK has been affected, leaving significant glacial deposits under…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    CRC Press

  • Rock Dynamics

    By Omer Aydan

    Rock dynamics has become one of the most important topics in the field of rock mechanics and rock engineering. The spectrum of rock dynamics is very wide and it includes the failure of rocks, rock masses and rock engineering structures such as rockbursting, spalling, popping, collapse, toppling,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    CRC Press
    ISRM Book Series

  • Rock Mechanics and Engineering Volume 5

    Surface and Underground Projects

    Edited by Xia-Ting Feng

    Surface and Underground Projects is the last volume of the five-volume set Rock Mechanics and Engineering and contains twenty-one chapters from key experts in the following fields: - Slopes;- Tunnels and Caverns;- Mining;- Petroleum Engineering;- Thermo-/Hydro-Mechanics in Gas Storage, Loading…

    Hardback – 2017-05-19 
    CRC Press
    Rock Mechanics and Engineering

  • Rock Mechanics and Engineering, 5 volume set

    Edited by Xia-Ting Feng

    The five-volume set "Comprehensive Rock Engineering", which was published in 1993, has had an important influence on the development of rock mechanics and rock engineering. Significant and extensive advances and achievements in these fields over the last 20 years now justify the publishing of a…

    Hardback – 2017-05-19 
    CRC Press
    Rock Mechanics and Engineering

  • Sustainable Slope Stabilisation using Recycled Plastic Pins

    By Sahadat Hossain, Sadik Khan, Golam Kibria

    The repair and maintenance due to highway shallow slope failures costs millions of dollars each year in United States and all over the world. As a cost effective alternative, Recycled Plastic Pins (RPPs) has been utilised and tested to stabilise slopes and prevent shallow slope failures in the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-19 
    CRC Press

  • Design Analysis in Rock Mechanics, Third Edition

    By William G. Pariseau

    This comprehensive introduction to rock mechanics treats the basics of rock mechanics in a clear and straightforward manner and discusses important design problems in terms of the mechanics of materials. This extended third edition includes an additional chapter on Foundations on Jointed Rock.…

    Hardback – 2017-05-17 
    CRC Press

  • Rock Mechanics and Engineering Volume 4

    Excavation, Support and Monitoring

    Edited by Xia-Ting Feng

    Excavation, Support and Monitoring is the fourth volume of the five-volume set Rock Mechanics and Engineering and contains twenty-three chapters from key experts in the following fields:- Excavation Methods;- Support Technology;- Monitoring Technology;- Integrated Engineering Monitoring and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-12 
    CRC Press
    Rock Mechanics and Engineering

  • Practical Guide to Rock Tunneling

    By Dean Brox

    This Practical Guide to Rock Tunneling fills an important void in the literature for a practical guide to the design and construction of tunnels in rock. Practical Guide to Rock Tunneling takes the reader through all the critical steps of the design and construction for rock tunnels starting from…

    Hardback – 2017-04-21
    CRC Press

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