Rock Slope Engineering

Course Name: 

Rock Slope Engineering (MN412)

Programme: 

B.Tech (Mining Engg)

Semester: 

Seventh

Category: 

Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)

Content: 

Mechanisms of slope failures. Field investigations. Design of slopes - physical, empirical, probabilistic
methods, analytical (limit equilibrium analysis) and numerical (continuum models, discontinuum and
crack propagation models) modeling. Stabilization and reinforcement of slopes. Slope failure monitoring.

References: 

Hoek, E. and Bray, J.W; Rock Slope Engineering; John Wiley & Sons; New York; 1984 Brawner, C.O; Stability in surface mining, SME of USA; New York, 1982. Giani, F; Rock Slope Stability Analysis; Balkema; Rotterdam; 1992.

Department: 

Mining Engineering
 

Contact us

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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