Some Published Papers

Published on March 12 2011

Various papers on rock engineering, design and construction. From time to time, additional papers or summary of papers will be presented. The papers (in pdf-format) cover the following items:


1. Swelling clays in seams and faults:


 2. Hydropower planning and construction, and experience : (see also the tag 'Some designs)


3. Various items:

Several papers on Undersea tunnels and on Unlined pressure tunnels are presented under the tag 'Some designs'.


Important quotations are presented below from time to time:

"…..there is still no acceptable substitute for the field mapping and core logging carried out by an experienced engineering geologist."
Evert Hoek, 1986.