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The ISRM Suggested Methods for Rock Characterization, Testing and Monitoring: 2007-2014 Hardcover – 7 Aug 2014
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“This book is a ‘must have’ for all those working on the characterisation of rock masses and materials for engineering applications.” (Martin Gordon Culshaw, Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, Vol. 74, 2015)
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This book is a collection of ISRM suggested methods for testing or measuring properties of rocks and rock masses both in the laboratory and in situ, as well as for monitoring the performance of rock engineering structures. The first collection (Yellow Book) has been published in 1981. In order to provide access to all the Suggested Methods in one volume, the ISRM Blue Book was published in 2007 (by the ISRM via the Turkish National Group) and contains the complete set of Suggested Methods from 1974 to 2006 inclusive. The papers in this most recent volume have been published during the last seven years in international journals, mainly in Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. They offer guidance for rock characterization procedures and laboratory and field testing and monitoring in rock engineering. These methods provide a definitive procedure for the identification, measurement and evaluation of one or more qualities, characteristics, or properties of rocks or rock systems that produces a test result.See all Product description