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CAE 565 - Rock Mechanics and Tunneling

Course Title: 

Rock Mechanics and Tunneling

Course Description: 

Rock classification for engineering purposes, mechanical behavior of rocks, in situ stresses in rock, stresses around underground openings, rock slope engineering, design of underground structures, design of deep support excavation and tunnels, primary and secondary linings of tunnels, mined shafts, instrumentation.

Credit: 

(4-0-4)

Prerequisite: 

[(CAE 457 with min. grade of C)]

Corequisite: 

None