Classification and Index Properties of Rocks. Rock Strength and Failure Criteria. Initial Stresses in Rocks and Their Measurement. Planes of Weakness in Rocks. Deformability of Rocks. Applications of Rock Mechanics in Engineering for UndergroundOpenings. Applications of Rock Mechanics to Rock Slope Engineering. Applications of Rock Mechanics to Foundation Engineering. Appendices. Answers to Problems. Index.
Richard E. Goodman is the author of Introduction to Rock Mechanics, 2nd Edition, published by Wiley.