Chapters are included on: rock as a material; analysis of stress and infinitesimal strain; friction; elasticity and strength of rock; linear elasticity; laboratory testing; effects of size and stress gradient; fluid pressure and flow in rocks; behaviour in ductile materials; further problems in elasticity; time-dependent effects, crack phenomena and the mechanism of fracture; strain waves; the state of stress underground; underground measurements; granular materials; geological and geophysical applications; mining and other engineering applications. In the second edition, additions have been made in particular to the chapters on friction, elasticity and strength of rock, the state of stress underground, and geological and geophysical applications. The chapter on granular materials has undergone a major revision. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Chapman and Hall Limited

    11 New Fetter Lane
    London,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Jaeger, J C
    • Cook, NGW
  • Publication Date: 1976


  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00163857
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SP18 Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 27 1977 12:00AM