Engineering Properties of Rocks by Lianyang ZhangEngineering Properties of Rocks by Lianyang Zhang

Engineering Properties of Rocks

byLianyang ZhangEditorLianyang Zhang

Hardcover | December 9, 2005

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Having a complete understanding of the properties and behaviours of rock is essential when undertaking any engineering involving them. By drawing on the author's years of experience in the field,Engineering Properties of Rockscovers the properties of a number of rocks, and explores discontinuities, strength, deformability and permeability of rock masses and calculations of stress.

  • Author is aconsultant following many years experience at MIT
  • Draws togetheressential data on the properties of various types of rock
  • Offers aninexpensive alternative to in-situ tests
Professor Zhang conducts research on Rock Mechanics, Rock Engineering, Sustainable Geotechnics, Geoenvironmental Engineering and Earthquake Engineering. He received his Master's Degree in Geotechnical Engineering from Tongji University, China and in Civil and Environmental Engineering from MIT, USA. His PhD was received in Geotechnical...
Title:Engineering Properties of RocksFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 9.45 × 6.5 × 0.98 inPublished:December 9, 2005Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0080446728

ISBN - 13:9780080446721

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