Engineering Properties of Rocks, 1st Edition

Engineering  Properties  of Rocks, 1st Edition,Lianyang Zhang,ISBN9780080446721


Elsevier Science



240 X 165

The fourth volume in the Elsevier Geo-Engineering series offers an time-saving alternative to expensive in-situ tests...

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Key Features

• Author is a consultant following many years experience at MIT
• Draws together essential data on the properties of various types of rock
• Offers an inexpensive alternative to in-situ tests


Having a complete understanding of the properties and behaviours of rock is essential when undertaking any engineering involving them. By drawing on the Author’s years of experience in the field this book covers the properties of a number of rocks, and explores discontinuities, strength, deformability and permeability of rock masses and calculations of stress.


Practising civil engineers working in rock, whether undertaking site investigations or for design, excavation, etc; Researchers and post-graduate students wanting to gain practical knowledge in the field of rock mechanics.

Lianyang Zhang

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Lianyang Zhang IFC Consulting MA, USA

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