In-Situ Rock Stress: International Symposium on In-Situ Rock Stress, Trondheim, Norway,19-21 June 2006

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Ming Lu, Charlie C. Li, Halvor Kjorholt, Halgier Dahle

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Published June 8, 2006
Reference - 564 Pages
ISBN 9780429151347 - CAT# KE82977

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Summary

Understanding the stress state in the earth's crust is crucial for engineers working in rock, particularly with regard to underground construction. Experience shows that an adequately high horizontal in-situ stress has a positive effect in stabilizing large span rock caverns close to the ground surface. On the other hand, high stresses resulting fr