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Practical Rock Mechanics

Steve Hencher
September 18, 2015

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...

Principles of Metallurgical Thermodynamics

Subir Kumar Bose, Sanat Kumar Roy
August 25, 2014

The Series in Metallurgy and Materials Science was initiated during the Diamond Jubilee of the Indian Institute of Metals (IIM). In the last decade the progress in the study and development of metallurgy and materials science, their applications, as well as the techniques for processing and...

Open Pit Mine Planning and Design, Two Volume Set & CD-ROM Pack, Third Edition

William A. Hustrulid, Mark Kuchta, Randall K. Martin
August 30, 2013

Building on the success of its 2006 predecessor, this 3rd edition of Open Pit Mine Planning and Design has been both updated and extended, ensuring that it remains the most complete and authoritative account of modern open pit mining available. Five new chapters on unit operations have been added,...

Design Analysis in Rock Mechanics, Second Edition

William G. Pariseau
September 29, 2011

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 second edition includes an additional chapter on rock bursts and bumps, a part on...

Remote Sensing of the Mine Environment

H. Şebnem Düzgün, Nuray Demirel
August 12, 2011

A guide for students and professionals, this introductory course book covers the basic principles of remote sensing and its applications in mine environment monitoring. Building from a reader’s basic knowledge of mine monitoring, it teaches how to implement remote sensing techniques and how to...

Introduction to Tunnel Construction

David Chapman, Nicole Metje, Alfred Stärk
May 17, 2010

Tunnelling provides a robust solution to a variety of engineering challenges. It is a complex process, which requires a firm understanding of the ground conditions as well as structural issues. This book covers the whole range of areas that you need to know in order to embark upon a career in ...

Mining and the Environment: From Ore to Metal

Karlheinz Spitz, John Trudinger
December 04, 2008

The history of mining is replete with controversy, much of it relating to environmental damage and consequent community outrage. Over recent decades there has been increasing pressure to improve the environmental and social performance of mining operations, particularly in developing countries. The...

Blasting Principles for Open Pit Mining, Set of 2 Volumes

William A. Hustrulid
August 25, 2005

Divided into two volumes, this accessible work describes the principles involved in hard rock blasting as applied to open pit mines. A large number of examples illustrate the application of the principles. The first volume introduces basic engineering concepts and the building blocks that make up a...

A Geology for Engineers, Seventh Edition

F.G.H. Blyth, Michael de Freitas
October 01, 1984

No engineering structure can be built on the ground or within it without the influence of geology being experienced by the engineer. Yet geology is an ancillary subject to students of engineering and it is therefore essential that their training is supported by a concise, reliable and usable text...