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Rock Engineering

Product Code: ICE001
Series: ICE publications
Author/Editor: by Arild Palmström & Håkan Stille
Publication Date: 12 July 2010
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The first book to focus on risk and uncertainty, Rock engineering explains the geological principles and concepts required for successful geotechnical design and engineering of underground excavations. Rock engineering is the essential, internationally applicable, practical guide for engineers and geologists who need to consider ground conditions on underground projects. An informative resource for clients, consultants and contractors hoping to understand the risk and uncertainties that can affect the project, this book is also and a valuable reference for advanced students on rock engineering and engineering geology courses.


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Type: Book
Ten Digit ISBN:
Thirteen Digit ISBN: 978-0-7277-4083-0
Publisher: Institution of Civil Engineers
Binding: Hardback
Pages: 408
Weight: 0.95 kg


1 Introduction

2 Geology in rock engineering

3 Investigations and measurements

4 Derived ground information and location of the project

5 Ground behaviour

6 Ground conditions and properties

7 Rock engineering design tools

8 Rock engineering in planning

9 Rock engineering and excavation

10 References

11 Appendix

Colour plate section





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