NIT Warangal Civil Engineering Syllabus ROCK ENGINEERING AND UNDERGROUND STRUCTURES
ROCK ENGINEERING AND UNDERGROUND STRUCTURES
Geological considerations, Index properties, Rock mass classifications, Strength and failure criteria for rocks
and rock masses, Insitu stresses in rocks and their measurement, Deformation behaviour of rocks and rock
masses, Time dependent behaviour of rocks, Application of rock mechanics to underground structures,
slopes and foundations, Improving the properties of insitu rock masses, Ground response support methods,
1. Brady B.H.G. and Brown E.T. Rock Mechanics for Underground Mining, Kluwer Academic Publishers,
2. Goodman R.E., Introduction to Rock Mechanics, John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1989.
3. Ramamurthy T., Engineering in Rocks for Slopes, Foundations and Tunnels, PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.