Applied Rock Mechanics

Course Name: 

Applied Rock Mechanics (MN901)




Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

MN901 Applied Rock Mechanics 4


Rock mechanics applications in mining and civil constructions, Design and stability analysis of underground openings. Caverns for underground storage, Rock mechanics for improved mining methods in coal and non-coal mines. Design of pillars, Rock support and reinforcement -rock support inter action analysis. Evaluation and testing of rock support systems. Selection of supports and roof capability.


Obert L. and Duvell W. I., Rock Mechanics and design of structures in rock. Jaeger and Cook, Fundamentals of rock mechanics. Bray and Brown, Rock Mechanics. Peng, Coal Mine Ground Control.

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 Prof Harsh Vardhan,

 Professor and Head
 Department of Mining Engineering, NITKSurathkal
 P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
 Karnataka, India.

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