Earth Sciences

ESCI4412Applied Rock Mechanics (A)5 ch (3C 2L) [W]

The acquisition and use of geological data in the construction of engineering structures sited in rocks. The design of slopes in rock considering both the two and the three dimensional cases of sliding failure. The analysis of failed slopes to determine cohesion along the sliding surface. The improvement of rock slopes including the design of rock anchors.

Prerequisites: ESCI 1001 , ESCI 1012 and one of ESCI 1006 , ESCI 1026 or ESCI 1036