Rock Slope Engineering

Course Name: 

Rock Slope Engineering (MN906)




Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (4-0-0)


Role of slope stability in economics, design and operation of surface mines, waste dumps and embankments, Factors affecting slope stability, Geological data collection and graphical presentation, Mechanics of slope failure, Factor of safety of slopes, Slope stability analysis-techniques, Monitoring of slope deformations, field instrumentation, stabilistaion of slopes.


Hoek, E. and Bray, J.W., Rock slope engineering Brawner , Stability in surface mining Giani, Rock slope stability analysis

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Prof. V. R. Sastry, Head of the Department
Department of Mining Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473051
  • Email: mininghod[AT]nitk[DOT]ac[DOT]in

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