Engineers wishing to build structures on, or in, rock use the relatively new discipline known as rock mechanics. Comprehensive Rock Engineering is an authoritative and comprehensive work of reference containing a compilation of knowledge not available from any other source in one coherent publication. Clearly illustrated throughout, this multi-volume publication consists of state-of-the-art articles written by over 200 internationally recognized authorities and covers every aspect of rock mechanics and rock engineering. Comprehensive Rock Engineering is arranged in five volumes under the themes: Fundamentals; Analysis and Design; Rock Testing and Site Characterization; Excavation, Support and Monitoring; and Project Case Histories, providing the key information that is required for any rock engineering application. Case histories and principles relating to specific countries are also included.
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December 1993 These volumes constitute an up-to-date and comprehensive work of reference concerning the relatively new field of rock mechanics. It brings together a body of knowledge not available anywhere else in one coherent publication. The five volumes consist of state-of-the-art articles written by the founding experts in rock mechanics and rock engineering, together with contributions from those members of the community currently exploring the latest theoretical and practical engineering design and construction methods. The five volumes each have a theme: Fundamentals; Analysis and design, Rock testing and site characterisation; Excavation, support and monitoring; and Surface and underground project case histories. There is a cumulative subject index. -- Tunnels & Tunnelling
December 1993 This work brings together knowledge from all areas of rock engineering to form a body of information not previously available in one source. It features more than 200 authors from 25 countries and covers both the scientific basic of rock engineering and rock mechanics and the application of this knowledge in the field. -- E and MI
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