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The Blue Book web page

The Blue Book: "The Complete ISRM Suggested Methods for Rock Characterization, Testing and Monitoring:1974-2006", Edited by R. Ulusay and J.A. Hudson.

The Blue Book can be purchased from the Secretariat or from the Turkish National Group.

Below you can download three pdfs, which have been prepared by Professor Resat Ulusay, the President of the ISRM's Commission on Testing Methods.

Click here to see an introduction to the 'Blue Book'.

Click here to see an explanation of the contents of the 'Blue Book'.

Click here to see an explanation of the use of rock properties in rock engineering design.