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Rock Mechanics and Engineering

Volume 5: Surface and Underground Projects

Edited by: Xia-Ting Feng

Print publication date:  June  2017
Online publication date:  June  2017

Print ISBN: 9781138027633
eBook ISBN: 9781315364223
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781315364223
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Book description

Surface and Underground Projects is the last volume of the five-volume set Rock Mechanics and Engineering and contains twenty-one chapters from key experts in the following fields:

- Slopes;
- Tunnels and Caverns;
- Mining;
- Petroleum Engineering;
- Thermo-/Hydro-Mechanics in Gas Storage, Loading and Radioactive Waste Disposal.

The five-volume set ?Comprehensive Rock Engineering?, which was published in 1993, has had an important influence on the development of rock mechanics and rock engineering. Significant and extensive advances and achievements in these fields over the last 20 years now justify the publishing of a comparable, new compilation. Rock Mechanics and Engineering represents a highly prestigious, multi-volume work edited by Professor Xia-Ting Feng, with the editorial advice of Professor John A. Hudson. This new compilation offers an extremely wideranging and comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art in rock mechanics and rock engineering and is composed of peer-reviewed, dedicated contributions by all the key experts worldwide.

Key features of this set are that it provides a systematic, global summary of new developments in rock mechanics and rock engineering practices as well as looking ahead to future developments in the fields. Contributors are worldrenowned experts in the fields of rock mechanics and rock engineering, though younger, talented researchers have also been included. The individual volumes cover an extremely wide array of topics grouped under five overarching themes: Principles (Vol. 1), Laboratory and Field Testing (Vol. 2), Analysis, Modelling and Design (Vol. 3), Excavation, Support and Monitoring (Vol. 4) and Surface and Underground Projects (Vol. 5).

This multi-volume work sets a new standard for rock mechanics and engineering compendia and will be the go-to resource for all engineering professionals and academics involved in rock mechanics and engineering for years to come.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Discontinuity controlled slope failure zoning for a granitoid complex: A fuzzy approach Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Risk management of rock slopes in a dense urban setting Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Tunnels in the Himalaya Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Tunnels and tunneling in Turkey Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Tunnels in Korea Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Siah Bisheh powerhouse cavern design modification using observational method and back analysis Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Construction of large underground structures in China Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Heat transfer with ice-water phase change in porous media: Theoretical model, numerical simulations, and application in cold-region tunnels Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Key problems in the design of diversion tunnel in Jinping II hydropower station Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Headrace tunnel of Jinping-II hydroelectric project Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Mechanism of mining-associated seismic events recorded at Driefontein – Sibanye gold mine in South Africa Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Review on rock mechanics in coal mining Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Status and prospects of underground thick coal seam mining methods Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Pillar design issues in coal mines Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Rock mechanical property testing for petroleum geomechanical engineering applications Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Four critical issues for successful hydraulic fracturing applications Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Hydromechanical behavior of fault zones in petroleum reservoirs Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Advanced technology of LNG storage in lined rock caverns Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Hydromechanical properties of sedimentary rock under injection of supercritical carbon dioxide Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Hydro-mechanical coupling of rock joints during normal and shear loading Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Thermo-hydro-mechanical couplings in radioactive waste disposal Download PDF
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