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In-situ characterization of rocks

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Published by Balkema in Lisse .
Written in English


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Statementeditors V.M. Sharma and K.R. Saxena.
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LC ClassificationsTA
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 538 p. :
Number of Pages538
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Open LibraryOL22516387M
ISBN 109058092372

The report presents results of research to correlate the properties of in-situ rocks with materials handling properties of muck and parameters of excavation systems. Goals are to develop methods for predicting muck characteristics from collected data and for selection of transport equipment through the Muck Designation Number concept. This reference book published by Springer to help engineers and scientists better understand dense nonaqueous phase liquid (DNAPL) contamination of groundwater and the methods and technology used for characterization and remediation. Remediation of DNAPL source zones is very difficult and controversial and must be based on state-of-the-art knowledge of the behavior (transport and fate) of.


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Book Description The papers compiled in this book cover almost all aspects of in-situ characterization ranging from rock mass classification measurement of in-situ stresses, strength and deformation characteristics to field instrumentation and back analysis of observations made.

The papers compiled in this book cover almost all aspects of in-situ characterization ranging from rock mass classification measurement of in-situ stresses, strength and deformation characteristics to field instrumentation.

In Situ Characterization Rocks 1st Edition by K.R. Saxena (Author), V.M. Sharma (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both by:   Buy In-situ Characterization of Rocks by V.

Sharma, K. Saxena from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: The intact rock material is separated into blocks by preexisting discontinuities. The intact rock may well be inhomogenous, anisotropic, weathered, etc. Rock is unlike other structural materials; it is millions of years old and has already been subjected to a wide variety of natural mechanical, thermal and chemical processes.

It systematically describes the classification and characterization of intact rock, rock discontinuities, and rock masses, and presents the various indirect methods for estimating the deformability, strength, and permeability of these components as well as the in situ rock stresses.

This book is a collection In-situ characterization of rocks book 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 In situ invasive site characterization methods, such as the standard penetration test (SPT), the cone penetration test (CPT), and the dilatometer have been used in an effort to characterize the waste material and interpret the shear strength of the material (Castelli and Maugeri, ; McKnight et al., ).

These techniques test a relatively. The in-situ stresses and their redistributions due to nature or engineering perturbations may induce the failure of fractured rock masses, in terms of the reactivation of preexisting fractures (i.e., opening, closing, and shearing) and the propagation of new fractures (i.e.

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The book addresses practical issues related to the geomechanical properties of these types of rock masses and their characterization, while also discussing advances regarding in situ investigation, safety, and monitoring of geotechnical structures in soft rocks. For more information: 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 This book focuses on the indirect methods with emphasis on empirical or theoretical correlations and combination of intact rock and discontinuity properties using analytical or numerical methods.

It does not mean that the direct methods are not important. In practice, a project should always include some types of laboratory and/or in situ tests. Proceedings of Geo-DenverNew Peaks in Geotechnics, held in Denver, Colorado, FebruarySponsored by the Geo-Institute of ASCE.

This Geotechnical Special Publication contains 18 invited papers on problematic soils, problematic rocks, and in situ testing and characterization.

In Situ Characterization of Rocks 1 Carlos S. Oteo 2. Measurement and Characterization of Rock Mass Jointing 49 Arild Palmstrom 3. In Situ Characterization of Rocks in the Himalayan Region 99 V.M. Sharma 4. In Situ Investigation on Mechanical Characteristics of Soft Rocks Toshihisa Adachi and Nobuyuki Yoshida 5.

Site Characterization Site characterization is a systematic study conducted to collect data regarding in-situ ground conditions. The main purpose of site investigation is to derive the subsurface -characteristics in order to predict soil and/or rock behavior at a minimal cost.

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About this book This book deals with in-situ tests that are performed in geotechnics to identify and characterize the soil. These measurements are then used to size the Civil Engineering works This book is intended for engineers, students and geotechnical researchers.

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Ulusay and J.A. Hudson. Below you can download three pdfs, which have been prepared by Professor Resat Ulusay, the President of the ISRM's Commission on. The availability of high resolution digital images of borehole walls using the Borehole Scanner System has made it possible to develop new methods of in-situ rock characterization.

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This paper outlines the results from laboratory and in situ characterization of residual sludge. In particular, three potential applications of sludge either by itself or mixed with other materials were evaluated: landfill waterproofing material, filler material for.

Excavation – In-situ rock tests. Laboratory tests are usually performed in addition to and after field observations and tests. These tests serve to determine index values for identification and correlation, further refining the geologic model of the site and they provide values for engineering properties of the rock used in the analysis and design of foundations and cut slopes.

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In-situ characterization of backfill at mechanized driven tunnels in hard rock using a novel testing device - first applications. In Proceedings of the 51st US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium (pp.

SaN Francisco: American Rock Mechanics Association. The objective of the site characterization should be to identify and locate, both horizontally and vertically, significant soil and rock types and groundwater conditions present within a given site area and to establish the characteristics of the subsurface materials by sampling or in situ testing, or both.

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Reports results of research to correlate the properties of in-situ rocks with materials handling properties of muck and parameters of excavation systems. Goals are to develop methods for predicting muck characteristics from collected data and for selection of transport equipment through the Muck Designation Number concept.

An introduction to rocks and minerals with detailed photos, description and identification information. Sponsored by the National Audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute. This book is a 4 1/2" x 7 1/4" paperback with pages.

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This Geotechnical Special Publication contains over 40 technical papers that address issues ranging from the micro-characterization of processes to the in situ evaluation of engineering properties of soils. This book is divided into four main sections, with all of the papers addressing one of the greatest challenges in geotechnical engineering.

NPTEL provides E-learning through online Web and Video courses various streams. This study compares strength of the rock mass as evaluated by the Texas Cone Penetration (TCP) field test and the uniaxial compressive strength (UCS) laboratory test, both of which are commonly used as a basis for drilled shaft foundation design in Texas.

Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterization 4 (Proc. ISC-4 - Pernambuco, Brazil) Page 3 of 14 Session report & papers technical session 1 Direct-push in-situ test – Theme 1 – Technical Session 1 In situ evaluation of relative density from piezocone penetration tests of clean sand from China.This handbook gives a comprehensive overview about In-situ Characterization Techniques for Nanomaterials.

Modern applications and state-of-the-art techniques are covered and make this volume an essential reading for research scientists in academia and industry.ken, or jointed in situ rock, where particles retain their original form and size or moved from their place of origin with subsequent modification of size and shape occurring in the transport process.

Naturally occurring examples include stream cobbles, talus, and glacial boulders; or they can be manufactured, as in the case of quarried rock.