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Engineering Rock Mass Classifications: A Complete Manual for Engineers and Geologists in Mining, Civil, and Petroleum Engineering

Engineering Rock Mass Classifications: A Complete Manual for Engineers and Geologists in Mining, Civil, and Petroleum Engineering

Z. T. Bieniawski

ISBN: 978-0-471-60172-2

Aug 1989

272 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$394.95

Description

This is the first authoritative reference on rock mass classification, consolidating into one handy source information once widely scattered throughout the literature. It includes new, previously unpublished material and case histories, presents the fundamental concepts of classification schemes, and critically appraises their practical application in industrial projects such as tunneling and mining.
Role of Rock Mass Classifications in Site Characterization and Engineering Design.

Early Rock Mass Classifications.

Geomechanics Classification (Rock Mass Rating System).

Q-System.

Other Classifications.

Applications in Tunneling.

Applications in Mining.

Other Applications.

Case Histories Data Base.

Appendix.

Bibliography.

Index.