There are lots of great material on Rock Mechanics subject in the internet, buts its always a challenge to figure out a ready list of top books on Rock Mechanics that one can refer to immediately. Even though online materials are good, but nothing can beat the depth of coverage that a book can offer. Hence, we researched the list of Rock Mechanics books which are used by students worldwide and came up with top 10 Book Recommendations on Rock Mechanics subject. These books can be used as a great starting point for anyone studying Rock Mechanics and can also be used as a ready reference for Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate programs.
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Here is the full list of best reference books on Rock Mechanics.
|1. “Fundamentals of Rock Mechanics” by J.C. Jaeger and N.G.W. Cook
Book Review: This updated version contains many new chapters on poroelasticity, wave propagation, subsurface stresses, rock fractures, microchemical models of rock behavior and many more. The book also discusses concepts like stress and strain. This book is very useful to geoscientists who are interested in structural geology as well as civil, petroleum and mining engineers. The book provides a very nice presentation of the concepts related to rock mechanics and rock engineering.
|2. “Rock Mechanics and Design Structures of Rock” by Obert, Leonard and W.I. Duvall|
|3. “Comprehensive Rock Mechanics” by J.A. Hudson|
|4. “Fundamentals and Applications of Rock Mechanics” by DEB DEBASIS, VERMA ABHIRAM KUMAR|
|5. “Design Analysis In Rock Mechanics” by Pariseau|
|6. “Rock Mechanics In Civil And Environmental Engineering” by Jean-paul Dudt|
|7. “Rock Mechanics: For Underground Mining” by B. H. G. Brady|
|8. “Rock Mechanics: For Underground Mining” by Brady|
|9. “Introduction To Rock Mechanics” by Richard E. Goodman|
|10. “Engineering Rock Mechanics” by John A. Hudson|
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