Rock Mechanics : An Introduction Hardback
Rock mechanics is a multidisciplinary subject combining geology, geophysics, and engineering and applying the principles of mechanics to study the engineering behavior of the rock mass.
With wide application, a solid grasp of this topic is invaluable to anyone studying or working in civil, mining, petroleum, and geological engineering.
Rock Mechanics: An Introduction presents the fundamental principles of rock mechanics in a clear, easy-to-comprehend manner for readers with little or no background in this field.
The text includes a brief introduction to geology and covers stereographic projections, laboratory testing, strength and deformation of rock masses, slope stability, foundations, and more.
The authors-academics who have written several books in geotechnical engineering-have used their extensive teaching experience to create this accessible textbook.
They present complex material in a lucid and simple way with numerical examples to illustrate the concepts, providing an introductory book that can be used as a textbook in civil and geological engineering programs and as a general reference book for professional engineers.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 254 pages, No color insert in book. Color figures should be included on the website.; 163; 30 Halfto
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 18/01/2013
- Category: Soil & rock mechanics
- ISBN: 9780415809238
- Paperback / softback from £37.69