Engineering Properties of Rocks

Hardcover | December 9, 2005

byLianyang ZhangEditorLianyang Zhang

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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 this book covers the properties of a number of rocks, and explores discontinuities, strength, deformability and permeability of rock masses and calculations of stress. " Author is a consultant following many years experience at MIT" Draws together essential data on the properties of various types of rock" Offers an inexpensive alternative to in-situ tests

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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 this book covers the properties of a number of rocks, and explores discontinuities, strength, deformability and permeability of rock masses an...

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...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 9.45 × 6.5 × 0.98 inPublished:December 9, 2005Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

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