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1.1 A practical design objective
1.2 Problem solving
1.3 Units
1.4 Background information
Rock mechanics literature
Mechanical properties of rock
1.5 Problems
Slope stability
2.1 Translational rock slope failures
Planar block slides
Safety factor improvement
Wedge failures
2.2 Rotational slope failures
Remedial measures
Base failures
Toppling failures
2.3 Problems
Rotational slides
3.1 Single unlined naturally supported shafts
Shaft wall stress concentration
Unlined circular shafts
Unlined elliptical shafts
Unlined rectangular shafts
Shaft wall strengths
3.2 Shaft wall support and liners
Shaft wall bolting
Circular shaft liners
Circular steel rings
3.3 Multiple naturally supported shafts
Circular shafts in a row
Rectangular shafts in a row
3.4 Problems
Single,naturally supported shafts
Multiple shafts
4.1 Naturally supported tunnels
Single tunnels
Single tunnel joints
Multiple tunnels
4.2 Tunnel support
Fixed steel sets
Pattern bolting – rock reinforcement
Combination support
Yieldable steel arches
Light segment liner
4.3 Problems
Naturally supported tunnels
Supported tunnels
Entries in stratified ground
5.1 Review of beam analysis
Basic beam formulas
Important special cases
5.2 Softrock entries
Naturally supported roof
Bolted roof
Point anchored roof bolting
Distributed anchorage roof bolting
Roof trusses
5.3 Problems
Size effect on strength
6.2 Pillars in dipping strata
Extraction ratio formulas for pillars in dipping seams
An unconventional Mohr’s circle representation
Generalized Mohr’s circle
Backfill effects on pillar safety factors
6.3 Pillars with joints
Flat seam pillars with joints
Dipping seam pillars with joints
6.4 Pillars in several seams
Columnized main entry pillars
Staggered chain entry pillars
6.5 Barrier pillars
6.6 Problems
Three-dimensional excavations
7.1 Naturally supported caverns and stopes
Spheroidal excavations
Cubical and brick-shaped excavations
7.2 Joints in cavern and stope walls
7.3 Tabular excavations
7.4 Cavern and stope support
Hardrock mine fill
Cable bolts support
7.5 Problems
3D Caverns
Cable bolting
8.1 Chimneys
Chimney cave geometry
Caving rock flow
Chimney cave forces
Chimney cave water forces
Support near caving ground
NCB subsidence profile
Angle of draw and subsidence factor adjustments
NCB strain profile
Surface damage
Multipanel, multiseam subsidence
Subsidence troughs
A.1 Books about fundamentals of mechanics
A.2 Books about rock mechanics
A.3 Books containing rock properties
A.4 General sources of rock mechanics information
B.1 Elastic moduli of intact rock
Young’s modulus
Poisson’s ratio
Shear modulus
B.2 Strength of intact rock
Tensile strength
Unconfined compressive strength
Compressive strength under confining pressure
Mohr–Coulomb strength
Hoek–Brown strength
Drucker–Prager strength
Nonlinear n-type strength
Compressive strength test data
B.3 Joint stiffness
Normal stiffness
Shear stiffness
B.4 Joint strength
B.5 Simple combinations of intact rock and joints
Continuously jointed rock mass moduli
Discontinuously jointed rock mass moduli
Continuously jointed rock mass strengths
Discontinuously jointed rock mass strengths
C.1 Rock quality designation
C.2 Terzaghi modified scheme
C.3 RSR, RMR, and Q
C.4 Comparisons of Hp estimates
D.1 Stress
Normal and shear stress on a plane
Principal (normal) stresses
Principal shear stresses
Mohr’s circle
D.2 Strain
Strain rosettes
Small strain–displacement relations
D.3 Stress–strain relationships, Hooke’s law
Hooke’s law in one dimension – Young’s modulus and shear modulus
Hooke’s law in two-dimensions – plane stress and plane strain
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Design Analysis in Rock Mechanics

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