Academic Catalog

MINE526 FUNDAMENTALS OF THEORETICAL ROCK MECH.

Course Code: 5650526
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Mining Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. LEVEND TUTLUOLU
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Direction cosines and stresses on discontinuity planes from geological data. Boundary value problems and elasticity solutions in rock mechanics. Anisotropic elasticity and determination of elastic constants for discontinuous rocks. Computer applications in determining stresses and deformations around underground openings in discontinuous rock.