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Engineering - Civil Engineering | The ISRM Suggested Methods for Rock Characterization, Testing and Monitoring: 2007-2014

The ISRM Suggested Methods for Rock Characterization, Testing and Monitoring: 2007-2014

Ulusay, R. (Ed.)

2015, XIII, 293 p. 218 illus., 53 illus. in color.

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  • ISRM suggested methods for testing or measuring properties of rocks and rock masses
  • Guidance for rock characterization procedures is given
  • Methods can be used a standards on particular projects

This book is a collection of ISRM suggested methods for testing or measuring properties of rocks and rock masses both in the laboratory and in situ, as well as for monitoring the performance of rock engineering structures. The first collection (Yellow Book) has been published in 1981. In order to provide access to all the Suggested Methods in one volume, the ISRM Blue Book was published in 2007 (by the ISRM via the Turkish National Group) and contains the complete set of Suggested Methods from 1974 to 2006 inclusive. The papers in this most recent volume have been published during the last seven years in international journals, mainly in Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. They offer guidance for rock characterization procedures and laboratory and field testing and monitoring in rock engineering. These methods provide a definitive procedure for the identification, measurement and evaluation of one or more qualities, characteristics, or properties of rocks or rock systems that produces a test result.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » ISRM Suggested Methods - Rock Characterization Procedures - Rock Mechanics - Rock Testing

Related subjects » Civil Engineering - Environmental Science & Engineering - Mechanics

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