Dr. C. Yuen  - Courses Teaching

CEE9578L Rock Mechanics I (click here for course outline)

Mondays, starting July 15, 2013
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The objectives of this course are for the students to develop an understanding of the engineering properties of rocks, geological and engineering rock classifications, rock failure theories, in-situ stresses in rock, and the fundamental concepts and principles of rock mechanics.  This course is the pre-requisite for Rock Mechanics II, which covers the applications of rock mechanics principles in the design of foundations, slopes and underground openings in rock.

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Contact Info

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Geotechnical Research Centre

Spencer Engineering Building (SEB)
Rm. 3010D
Tel: (519) 661-3344
Fax: (519) 661-3942