SLOPE PROCESSES

SLOPE PROCESSES

March 17, 2019 admin 0

Slopes are the most common landforms on Earth, and, although most slopes appear stable and static, they are dynamic, evolving systems. Slopes are not generally […]

DEFECTS IN ROCK MASSES

DEFECTS IN ROCK MASSES

March 7, 2019 admin 0

Figure below illustrates and defines the most common and important types of defect met in rock foundations. It also relates characteristics of the defect types […]

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DMT CoreScan – VIDEO

February 27, 2019 admin 1

Getting the right answers fast is crucial to your success in exploration and site investigation projects. The brand new, portable DMT CoreScan can help you. […]

Debris Avalanche

Debris Avalanche

February 14, 2019 admin 0

Debris avalanches are essentially large, extremely rapid, often open-slope flows formed when an unstable slope collapses and the resulting fragmented debris is rapidly transported away […]

Sedimentary rocks-Classification

January 28, 2019 admin 2

Lithification Sedimentary rocks are formed through lithification: Shown in (A) are unconsolidated particles.  When subjected to lithification, they become sedimentary rock shown in (B). Sedimentary […]

Behavior of rocks: Stress and Strain

January 21, 2019 admin 1

Stresses •Compressive Stress – •pushed together or squeezed from opposite directions. •common along convergent plate boundaries; typically results in rocks being deformed by a shortening […]