MIME 421 Rock Mechanics (3 credits)

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Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)


Mining & Materials Engineering : Stresses around excavations: analytical and numerical solutions. Stability of underground and surface excavations: structural instability analysis with stereonet, instability due to high stress. Rock supports. Monitoring. Case studies.

Terms: Fall 2016

Instructors: Shnorhokian, Shahe (Fall)

  • (3-3-3)

  • Prerequisites: MIME 323 and instructor permission

  • Restrictions: Not open to students from CEGEP entry or who have taken MPMC 321.