Many engineering geologists and geological engineers have a vested interest in the broad spectrum of professional activities that constitute “rock engineering.” Important contributions to this greater body of knowledge have been provided by the fine, worldwide efforts of the International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM) over the past 34 years. While much of the published literature in the field is and has been theoretical, perhaps the larger part is of direct interest and use to practitioners. This long-needed revised compendium of the suggested methods for gathering site information of use to engineers designing structures on and in rock stands at...

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