Rock Slope Engineering: Civil and Mining

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The stability of rock slopes is an important issue in both civil and mining engineering.a On civil projects, rock cuts must be safe from rock falls and large-scale slope instability during both construction and operation. In open pit mining, where slope heights can be many hundreds of meters, the economics of the operation are closely related to the steepest stable slope angle that can be mined. by Hoek and Bray, deals comprehensively with the investigation, design and operation of rock slopes. Investigation methods include ...

Rock Slope Engineering: Civil and Mining 2004, Taylor & Francis Group, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415280006

4th edition