Provides general guidance for factors to be considered in the construction of foundations and cut slopes excavated in rock masses. Divided into five sections with general topic areas to include: Excavation; Dewatering...
This paper compares the economic and productivity factors associated with bolt and screen, shotcrete and polymer lining underground rock support methods. It shows how these methods can make a safer and more effective...
Lecture notes focusing on measuring grain size distributions (GSDs) of soils and the two methods used to do this. Provides procedures for Sieve Testing and Hydrometer Testing to find the GSD for particular grain sizes.
This resource from the University of the West of England, Bristol contains undergraduate level resource introducing the concepts of soil compression and swelling (includes graphs and equations).
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