Rock Mechanics Products

  • Rock Mechanics and Engineering: Surface and Underground Projects

    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 – 2016-12-06 
    CRC Press

  • Rock Dynamics

    By Omer Aydan

    Rock dynamics has become an important area in the field of rock mechanics and engineering. Related subjects include the failure of rocks and rock masses in the form of rockbursting, spalling, popping, collapse, toppling and sliding, blasting, non-destructive testing, geophysical explorations and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    CRC Press
    ISRM Book Series

  • Time-Dependency in Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering

    By Omer Aydan

    This book is concerned with time-dependency in rock mechanics and rock engineering, whose spectrum is very wide. While the term “time-dependency” involves time-dependent behavior/rate-dependent behavior of rocks in a conventional sense, this books attempts to cover the spectrum as much as possible…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    CRC Press
    ISRM Book Series

  • Scour and Erosion

    Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Scour and Erosion (Oxford, UK, 12-15 September 2016)

    Edited by John Harris, Richard Whitehouse, Sarah Moxon

    Scour and Erosion includes four keynote lectures from world leading researchers cutting across the themes of scour and erosion, together with 132 peer-reviewed papers from 34 countries, covering the principal themes of: - internal erosion- sediment transport- grain scale to continuum scale-…

    Hardback – 2016-08-29 
    CRC Press

  • Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering: From the Past to the Future

    Edited by Resat Ulusay, Omer Aydan, Hasan Gercek, Mehmet Ali Hindistan, Ergun Tuncay

    Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering: From the Past to the Future contains the contributions presented at EUROCK2016, the 2016 International Symposium of the International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM 2016, Ürgüp, Cappadocia Region, Turkey, 29-31 August 2016). The contributions cover almost …

    Hardback – 2016-07-28
    CRC Press

  • 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 Haibo Li, Jianchun Li, Qianbing Zhang, Jian Zhao

    Rock Dynamics: From Research to Engineering is a collection of the scientic and technical papers presented at the Second International Conference on Rock Dynamics and Applications (RocDyn-2, Suzhou, China, 18-19 May 2016). The book has four sections. The first section contains 8 keynote papers,…

    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, Dean 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

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