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Mining & Rock Construction Technology Desk Reference

Edited by Agne Rustan
Published by CRC Press, a Taylor & Francis Group - 2011
466 pages

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A comprehensive and illustrated desk reference with terms, definitions, explanations, abbreviations, trade names, quantifications, units, and symbols used in rock mechanics, drilling, and blasting. This guide presents 5127 terms, 637 symbols, 507 references, 236 acronyms, 108 formulas, 68 figures, 47 tables, 58 abbreviations, and 7 shortened forms.

Terms are also included from related disciplines, such as chemistry, detonics, fractography, fracture dynamics, mechanics and strength of materials, micro mechanics, geology, geophysics, image analysis, petrology, physics, seismology, and more.

This is an essential reference for engineers and advanced students in mining, geotechnical, geological, tunneling, and construction engineering.

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