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Course in Rock Engineering: Paper 1 (University of Pretoria)
From Monday 20 August 2018
To Friday 24 August 2018
Contact Mpolokeng Rammutloa -

This 5 day module is a general theoretical paper covering basic rock engineering theory applicable in all types of mining environments, surface as well as underground. The theoretical rock mechanics knowledge required here is thus of a fundamental nature, and is not specific to any particular type of mining. Topics include:

  1. Stress & strain,
  2. Constitutive behaviour,
  3. Rock properties,
  4. Stress in rock & rockmasses,
  5. Rockmass properties.


Host: University of Pretoria