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Advances in Rock Dynamics and Applications

Advances in Rock Dynamics and Applications

By: Jian Zhao (editor), Yingxin Zhou (editor)Hardback

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The study of rock dynamics is important because many rock mechanics and rock engineering problems involve dynamic loading ranging from earthquakes to vibrations and explosions. The subject deals with the distribution and propagation of loads, dynamic responses, and processes of rocks and rate-dependent properties, coupled with the physical environment. Rock dynamics has a wide range of applications in civil, mining, geological and environmental engineering. However, due to the additional "4th" dimension of time, rock dynamics remains, in the discipline of rock mechanics, a relatively more challenging topic to understand and to apply, where documented research and knowledge are limited. Advances in Rock Dynamics and Applications provides a summary of the current knowledge of rock dynamics with 18 chapters contributed by individual authors from both academia and engineering fields. The topics of this book are wide-ranging and representative, covering fundamental theories of fracture dynamics and wave propagation, rock dynamic properties and testing methods, numerical modelling of rock dynamic failure, engineering applications in earthquakes, explosion loading and tunnel response, as well as dynamic rock support.

About Author

Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Laboratoire de mecanique des roches (LMR), Lausanne, Switzerland Manager, Defence and Technology Agency, Singapore

Contents

Introduction; Yingxin Zhou & Jian Zhao An overview of some recent progress in rock dynamics research; Jian ZhaoSplit Hopkinson pressure bar tests of rocks: Advances in experimental techniques and applications to rock strenght and facture; Kaiwen Xia, Feng Dai and Rong ChenModified Hopkinson bar technologies applied to the high strain rate rock tests; Ezio Cadoni and Carlo AlbertiniWave shaping by special shaped triker in SHPB tests; Xibing Li, Zilong Zhou, Deshun Liu, Yang Zou and Tubing YinLaboratory compressive and tensile testing of rock dynamic properties; Haibo Li, Junru Li and Jian ZhaoPenetration and perforation of rock targets by hard projectiles; Chong Chiang Seah, Tore Borvik, Sven Remseth and Tso-Chien PanIncubation time based fracture mechanics and optimization of energy input in the fracture process of rocks; Yuri Petrov, Vladimir Bratov, Grigory Volkov and Evgeny DolmatovDiscontinuous approaches of wave propagation across rock joints; Xiaobao Zhao, Jianbo Zhu, Jungang Cai and Jian ZhaoEquivalent medium model with virtual wave source method for wave propagation analysis in jointed rock masses; Jianchun Li, Guowei Ma and Jian ZhaoPolycrystalline model for heterogeneous rock based on smoothed particle hydrodynamics method; Guowei Ma, Xuejun Wang and Lei HeFinite Element Method modeling of rock dynamic failure; Chun'an Tang and Yuefeng Yang Discontinuum-based numerical modeling of rock dynamic fracturing and failure; Tohid Kazerani and Jian ZhaoManifold and advanced numerical techniques for discontinuous dynamic computations; Gaofeng Zhao, Gen-Hua Shi and Jian ZhaoEarthquakes as a rock dynamic problem and their effects on rock engineering structures; Omer Aydan, Yoshimi Ohta, Mitsuo Daido, Halil Kumsar, Melih Genis, Naohiko Takashiki, Takashi Ito and Mehdi AminiConstraining paleoseismic PGA using numerical analysis of structural failures in historic masonry structures: Review of recent results; Yossef H. Hatzor and Gony Yagoda-BiranExplosion loading and tunnel response, Yingxin ZhouRock support for underground excavations subjected to dynamic loads and failure; Charlie Chunlin Li

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780415613514
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 500
  • ID: 9780415613514
  • weight: 1114
  • ISBN10: 0415613515

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