Rock Mechanics Products

  • Guidelines for Open Pit Slope Design in Weak Rocks

    Edited by Derek Martin, Peter Stacey

    Weak rocks encountered in open pit mines cover a wide variety of materials, with properties ranging between soil and rock. As such, they can provide a significant challenge for the slope designer. For these materials, the mass strength can be the primary control in the design of the pit slopes,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    CRC Press

  • Rock Reinforcement and Rock Support

    By Ömer Aydan

    The stability of underground and surface geotechnical structures during and after excavation is of great concern as any kind of instability may result in damage to the environment as well as time-consuming high cost repair work. The forms of instability, their mechanisms and the conditions…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    CRC Press
    ISRM Book Series

  • Rocks and Minerals in Thin Section, Second Edition

    A Colour Atlas

    By W.S. MacKenzie, A.E. Adams, K.H. 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 – 2017-11-15 
    CRC Press

  • Fractured Rock Hydraulics

    By Fernando Olavo Franciss

    Uniquely devoted to hard and fractured rock hydraulics, this advanced-level introduction provides tools to solve practical engineering problems. Chapter I covers the fundamentals of fractured rock hydraulics under a tensor approach. Chapter II presents some key concepts about approximate solutions.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2017-09-15
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2017-08-17
    CRC Press
    ISRM Book Series

  • 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 – 2017-07-27
    CRC Press
    ISRM Book Series

  • 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 – 2017-06-27
    CRC Press
    Rock Mechanics and Engineering

  • 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 – 2017-06-23
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2017-06-12
    CRC Press
    Rock Mechanics and Engineering

  • Sustainable Slope Stabilisation using Recycled Plastic Pins

    By Sahadat Hossain, Sadik Khan, Golam Kibria

    Landslides and slope failure are common in the US and rest of the world. The landslides cause significant damage to infrastructure and millions of dollars are required each year to fix the slope. A sustainable and costeffective option to stabilise the slope can have significant benefits, as it will…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09
    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 – 2017-05-25
    CRC Press

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