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CIV_ENV 453-0: Rock Mechanics

Quarter Offered

Fall : MW 10:00-11:50 ; Dowding

Description

Engineering properties and behavior of rock masses. Shear strength of rock, in situ and laboratory tests of strength, rock fracture, three-dimensional geometry of joint systems, stability of rock masses, in situ stress determination, and deformability of rock masses.

Class Time:

4 hrs/wk

textbook

Goodman, Richard. Introduction to Rock Mechanics. 2nd ed. Wiley, 1989

ISBN: 978-0-471-81200-5