Rock Engineering and Rock Mechanics: Structures in and on Rock Masses

1st Edition

R. Alejano, Áurea Perucho, Claudio Olalla, Rafael Jiménez

CRC Press
Published May 12, 2014
Reference - 372 Pages
ISBN 9781138001497 - CAT# K22692

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Summary

Rock Engineering and Rock Mechanics: Structures in and on Rock Masses covers the most important topics and state-of-the-art in the area of rock mechanics, with an emphasis on structures in and on rock masses. The 255 contributions (including 6 keynote lectures) from the 2014 ISRM European Rock Mechanics Symposium (EUROCK 2014, Vigo, Spain, 27-29 May 2014) are subdivided under the following 10 headings:

- Rock properties and testing methods
- Rock mass characterization
- Rock mechanics for infrastructures
- Mining and quarrying rock mechanics
- Design methods and analysis
- Monitoring and back analysis
- Excavation and support
- Case histories and Preservation of natural stone
- Petroleum engineering, hydro-fracking and CO2 storage
- Applicability of EUROCODE-7 in rock engineering

Rock Engineering and Rock Mechanics: Structures in and on Rock Masses will be of interest to rock mechanics academics as well as to professionals who are involved in the various branches of rock engineering.

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