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

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John Wiley & Sons, Aug 24, 1989 - Science - 251 pages
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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 It includes new, previously unpublished material and case histories, presents the fundamental concepts of classification schemes, and critically appraises their practical application in industrial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.
 

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Contents

ROLE OF ROCK MASS CLASSIFICATIONS IN SITE
5
References
26
References
47
GEOMECHANICS CLASSIFICATION ROCK MASS
51
QSYSTEM
73
OTHER CLASSIFICATIONS
91
APPLICATIONS IN TUNNELING
107
References
134
CASE HISTORIES DATA BASE
205
DETERMINATION OF THE ROCK MASS
221
BIBLIOGRAPHY
239
INDEX
249
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