Academic Catalog

MINE525 FIELD MEASUREMENTS IN ROCK MECHANICS

Course Code: 5650525
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Mining Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. NAC EMRE ALTUN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

In-situ strength, deformation and stress, measurement of permeability, ground water; pressure instrumentation and monitoring techniques used in tunneling; large underground excavations, slopes, open pits and underground mines; measurement of accelerations due to large blasts or earthquakes.