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Course Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to:

Recognize the importance of Rock Mechanics from technical and economic points of view in mining 

Describe the main laboratory tests such as, uniaxial compressive strength, tensile strength, stress-strain, direct shear, triaxial compressive, etc. 

Choose the suitable failure criteria for the determination of stability of both surface and underground structures.

Calculate the in situ stress and stress concentrations around underground opening 

Integrate  the 2D numerical solutions in Rock Mechanics 

Judge  the differences between the  behavior of rock mass and rock material properties