Today you are in the country of growing economy, and for several months a member of European Community. It is my great honor and privilege to announce the opening of the 21st International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics! We are here, scientists from 55 countries, joined by a common passion, a passion for Mechanics. Ladies and Gentlemen, let me now introduce our distinguished guests and organizers:
It coalesced from several strands, including classical continuum mechanics, engineering and structural geology, and mining engineering. John Jaeger had by that time already enjoyed a long and distinguished career as arguably the preeminent applied mathematician of the English-speaking world, and was the coauthor, with H.
But rocks are much more complex than are most of the traditional engineering materials for which the classical mechanics theories were intended to apply.
It is hoped that this new edition will continue to be found useful by such a variety of researchers, students, and practitioners. The extent to which the different chapters of this edition are new or expanded varies considerably, but aside from the brief, introductory Chapter 1, all have x preface been revised and updated to one extent or another.
The discussion of the basic theory of stress and strain in Chapter 2 has now been complemented by extensive use of vector and matrix notation, although all of the major results are also displayed in explicit component form.
A discussion of rate-dependence has been added to Chapter 3 on friction. Chapter 4 on rock deformation has been updated, with more emphasis on true-triaxial failure criteria. Chapter 5 on linear elasticity now includes more discussion of anisotropic elasticity, as well as coverage of important general theorems related to strain energy.
A detailed discussion of issues related to measurement of the strain-softening portion of the complete stress—strain curve has been added to Chapter 6 on laboratory measurements. Chapter 7 on poroelasticity is almost entirely new, and also includes a new section on thermoelasticity.
The chapters of the 3rd edition on ductile materials, granular materials, and time-dependent behavior have been combined to form Chapter 9 on inelastic behavior.
Chapter 10, on micromechanical models, is a greatly enlarged and updated version of the old chapter on crack phenomena, with expanded treatment of effective medium theories.
Chapter 13 on subsurface stresses collects material that had been scattered in various places in the previous editions. In keeping with the emphasis on fundamentals, this book contains no discussion of computational methods.
The heterogeneous nature of rock implies that most rock properties vary widely within a given rock type, and often within the same reservoir or quarry.
With only a few exceptions for some key references that originally appeared in conference proceedings or as institutional reports or theses, the vast majority of the references are to journal articles or monographs.
The ordering of the chapters remains substantially the same as in the 3rd edition. For example, although knowledge of the in situ stresses would be required at the early stages of an engineering project, the chapter on subsurface stresses is placed near the end, because its presentation requires reference to analytical solutions that have been developed in several previous chapters.
The mathematical level of this edition is the same as in previous editions. The mathematical tools used are those that would typically be learned by undergraduates in engineering or the physical sciences.
Thus, matrix methods are now extensively used in the discussion of stress and strain, as these have become a standard part of the undergraduate curriculum. Conversely, Cartesian tensor indicial notation, which is convenient for presenting the equations of stress, strain, and elasticity, has not been used, as it is not widely taught at undergraduate level.
Perhaps the only exception to this rule is the use in Chapter 8 of functions of a complex variable for solving two-dimensional elasticity problems. But the small amount of complex variable theory that is required is presented as needed, and the integral theorems of complex analysis are avoided.
Zimmerman Stockholm, May Artwork from the book is available to instructors at: January 1 1. For practical purposes, rock mechanics is mostly concerned with rock masses on the scale that appears in engineering and mining work, and so it might be regarded as the study of the properties and behavior of accessible rock masses due to changes in stresses or other conditions.
Since these rocks may be weathered or fragmented, rock mechanics grades at one extreme into soil mechanics. On the other hand, at depths at which the rocks are no longer accessible to mining or drilling, it grades into the mechanical aspects of structural geology Pollard and Fletcher, It also frequently happens that, because of the conditions controlling mining and the siting of structures in civil engineering, several lithological types may occur in any one investigation.
Thus, from the outset, two distinct problems are always involved: The second stage is to establish, by means of drilling or investigatory excavations, the detailed pattern of jointing, and to determine the mechanical and petrological properties of the rocks from samples.
The third 2 Chapter 1 stage, in many cases, is to measure the in situ rock stresses that are present in the unexcavated rock. With this information, it should be possible to predict the response of the rock mass to excavation or loading.
A more thorough discussion of this topic can be found in Goodman They usually occur in sets that are more or less parallel and regularly spaced.
There are also usually several sets oriented in different directions, so that the rock mass is broken up into a blocky structure. This is a main reason for the importance of joints in rock mechanics: Joints occur on all scales. Joints of the most important set, referred to as major joints, can usually be traced for tens or hundreds of meters, and are usually more or less planar and parallel to each other.
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