1st Edition

Rock Mechanics for Natural Resources and Infrastructure Development - Invited Lectures
Proceedings of the 14th International Congress on Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (ISRM 2019), September 13-18, 2019, Foz do Iguassu, Brazil

ISBN 9780367422851
Published September 16, 2019 by CRC Press
218 Pages

USD $125.00

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Book Description

Rock Mechanics for Natural Resources and Infrastructure Development. Invited Lectures contains the Invited and Keynote Lectures and the prestigious ISRM Award Lectures (the Leopold Muller Award Lecture by professor Peter K. Kaiser and the Manuel Rocha Award Lecture by Dr. Quinghua Lei), as presented at the 14th  ISRM International Congress (ISRM 2019, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, 13-19 September 2019). Starting in 1966 in Lisbon, Portugal, the International Society for Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (ISRM) holds its Congress every four years, where relevant themes related to rock mechanics and rock engineering are discussed. This volume covers topics ranging from fundamental research in rock mechanics, laboratory and experimental field studies, to petroleum, mining and civil engineering applications, and is a must-read for academics, engineers and students involved in rock mechanics and engineering.

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Table of Contents

Invited Lectures,  Keynote Lectures,  ISRM Award Lectures.

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Prof. Sérgio A. B. da Fontoura is ISRM Vice-President for South America, and working at the Department of Civil Engineering, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Ricardo José Rocca is working at the School of Civil Engineering, National University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina

José Félix Pavón Mendoza is working at Jose Pavon & Associates, Asuncion, Paraguay.