Rock mechanics : for underground mining /

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Author / Creator:Brady, B. H. G. (Barry H. G.)
Edition:3rd ed.
Imprint:Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, c2006.
Description:1 online resource (xviii, 626 p.) : ill.
Language:English
Subject:Rock mechanics.
Mining engineering.
Roches, Mécanique des.
Technique minière.
Mining engineering.
Rock mechanics.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8876184
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Other authors / contributors:Brown, E. T. (Edwin T.), 1938-
ISBN:9781402021169
140202116X
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Other form:Print version: Brady, B.H.G. (Barry H.G.). Rock mechanics. 3rd ed. Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004 1402020643 9781402020643
Table of Contents:
  • Prefaces and Acknowledgements
  • Rock mechanics and mining engineering
  • Stress and infinitesimal strain
  • Rock mass structure and characterization
  • Rock strength and deformability
  • Pre-mining state of stress
  • Methods of stress analysis
  • Excavation design in massive elastic rock
  • Excavation design in stratified rock
  • Excavation design in blocky rock
  • Energy, mine stability, mine seismicity and rockbursts
  • Rock support and reinforcement
  • Mining methods and method selection
  • Pillar supported mining methods
  • Artificially supported mining methods
  • Longwall and caving mining methods
  • Mining-induced surface subsidence
  • Blasting mechanics
  • Monitoring rock mass performance
  • Appendices: Basic construction using the hemispherical projection
  • Stresses and displacements induced by point and infinite line loads in an infinite, isotropic, elastic continuum
  • Calculation sequences for rock-support interaction analysis
  • Limiting equilibrium analyses of progressive hangingwall caving
  • Answers to problems
  • References
  • Index