CE 422 : Rock Mechanics

CE 422 : Rock Mechanics

 

Classification & properties of rocks.  Rock strength & failure criteria.  Fracture & yield criteria.  Stresses in soils.  Slopes stability in underground excavations.  Engineering classification of rocks and their mechanical properties.  Field tests – tunnels and Shafts.  Rock reinforcement, slope stability.  Dam foundations – Laboratory tests on rocks.

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