More Details about Rock Engineering 2nd Edition

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Author(s)Palmstrom A
PublisherIce Publishing
Publish YearDecember 2014


The first book to focus on risk and uncertainty in ground conditions, Rock Engineering explains the geological principles and concepts required for successful geotechnical design and engineering of underground excavations. The book sets out the principles and techniques required in geology and rock engineering, including details on the evaluation of uncertainties in the geological and ground conditions, to support good practice in the design and engineering of underground projects. New to this edition: * Updated throughout in line with new research results and new examples * New aspects on swelling rock (rock geology) and a more detailed description of testing swelling rock * New section on engineering geological field registrations with forecast on conditions in tunnel * New sections on production capacity for drill and blast and for TBM