Practical Rock Engineering
Category Educational
Publisher  Rocscience Inc 
Platform Web/Java, Adobe Acrobat
Status Freeware
Description Practical Rock Engineering is an ongoing set of notes by Dr. Evert Hoek in PDF format. The notes are divided into separate chapters which can be downloaded individually from the WWW. Chapters include:
Development of rock engineering
When is a rock engineering design acceptable
Rock mass classification
Shear strength of discontinuities
Structurally controlled instability in tunnels
The Rio Grande project - Argentina
A slope stability problem in Hong Kong
Factor of safety and probability of failure
Analysis of rockfall hazards
In situ and induced stresses
Rock mass properties
Tunnels in weak rock
Large Powerhouse caverns in weak rock
Rockbolts and cables
Shotcrete support
Blasting damage in rock
Cost Free on WWW
Data formats supported None stated
Supplier in Canada  Rocscience Inc 

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