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Table of contents

Table of contents of Dr Hoek's course on Practical Rock Engineering:

Development of rock engineering

When is a rock engineering design acceptable

Rock mass classification

Shear strength of discontinuities

Structurally controlled instability in tunnels

The Rio Grande project - Argentina

A slope stability problem in Hong Kong

Factor of safety and probability of failure

Analysis of rockfall hazards

In situ and induced stresses

Rock mass properties

Tunnels in weak rock

Large Powerhouse caverns in weak rock

Rockbolts and cables

Shotcrete support

Blasting damage in rock


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