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MINE317 INTRODUCTION TO ROCK MECHANICS

Course Code: 5650317
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Mining Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. LEVEND TUTLUOLU
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5610224
The course set above should be completed before taking MINE317 INTRODUCTION TO ROCK MECHANICS.

Course Content

Stress and strain analysis; introductory elasticity; mechanical behavior of rock and rock masses; rock testing; discontinuity deformation and slip; failure; in-situ state of stress; stresses around underground openings; rock mass classification; support design.