|Module code||PSZ 310|
|Faculty||Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology|
Three dimensional stress and strain tensors and linear elasticity. The state of stress in the earth’s crust. Rock material and rock mass failure criteria. The response of the rock mass to underground excavations, energy release rate and excess shear stress. Mining induced seismicity, rock bursts and measures to minimise mining induced seismicity so as to improve SHE.
|Contact time||2 tutorials per week, 3 lectures per week|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Period of presentation||Semester 2|
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