TUNNELLING IN ROCK. CHAPTER 7: ENGINEERING PROPERTIES OF ROCK WITH REFERENCE TO TUNNELLING

Chapter 7 describes aspects of rock properties believed to be relevant to tunnelling. It is presented under the following headings: properties of rock materials: effect of confining pressure, effect of moisture content, effect of time and effect of anisotrophy; determination of rock material properties; failure criteria and properties of rock masses. /TRRL/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also HRIS 095929 through 095932 and 095934 through 095937 for Chapters 3-6, 8-10 and 14.
  • Corporate Authors:

    South African Institute of Civil Engineers

    2 Hollard Street
    Johannesburg,   South Africa 

    South African Council for Scientific & Indus Res

    P.O. Box 395
    Pretoria, Transvaal,   South Africa 
  • Authors:
    • Bieniawski, Z T
  • Publication Date: 1974-6-1

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  • Accession Number: 00095933
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1975 12:00AM