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MINE421 APPLIED ROCK MECHANICS: SURFACE STRUCT

Course Code: 5650421
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Mining Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. CELAL KARPUZ
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Discontinuity survey and hemispherical projection; kinematic analysis; shear behavior of joints; rock slope stability analysis for plane, wedge and toppling failures; stability of blasted rock and waste dumps; slope monitoring and stabilization; surface loads on discontinuous rocks and bearing capacity.