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ISRM Online Lectures

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DateTitle (click to watch) Lecturer (click on picture for bio)
21 March 2019 Stress-induced fracturing (Spalling) around underground excavations: Laboratory and In-situ ObservationsProf. Derek Martin 25 - Derek Martin
December 2018 Computing Foundations with Hoek and Brown Failure CriteriaProfessor Claudio Olalla 23 -MD
September 2018 Subsurface Geomechanics Challenges in Naturally Fractured Rock MassesProfessor Maurice Dusseault Claudio Olalla photo
June 2018 Rock grouting-theories in practical applicationProfessor Håkan Stille 22 - HK
March 2018 Geophysical Characterization of FracturesProfessor Laura Pyrak-Nolte 20 - Kanji
December 2017 Dam Foundations affected by Geological AspectsProfessor Milton Kanji 20 - Kanji
September 2017 Rockbursts at deep tunnelsProfessor Xia-Ting Feng 19 - XTF
July 2017 The deformations in the vicinity of the face of a deep tunnelProfessor Marc Panet 18 - Marc Panet
April 2017 Why Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering?Professor Charles Fairhurst 17 - Charles Fairhurst
December 2016 Challenges in the Understanding of TBM Excavation in Squeezing ConditionsProfessor Giovanni Barla 16 - giovanni Barla
October 2016 Predicting the probability of failure into the futureProfessor Nielen van der Merwe 15 - Nielen van der Merwe
July 2016 Design based on the Anisotropic Jointed Rock Model (AJRM) – Fundamentals and Case HistoriesProfessor Walter Wittke 14 - Walter Wittke
March 2016Challenges in rock mass strength determination for the design of underground excavationsProfessor Peter Kaiser 13 - Peter Kaiser
November 2015Rock Stress and Stress Fields Professor Ove Stephansson 12 - Stephansson
September 2015 TBM Performance: from Best to Not so Good and WhyDoctor Nick Barton 11 - Barton
July 2015Multiphysics Couplings and Stability of Fault ZonesProfessor Jean Sulem 10 - Sulem
April 2015Risk in Rock Engineering Design and PracticeEmeritus Professor Dick Stacey 9 - Stacey
December 2014Rock Characterization, Testing and Monitoring: Highlighting the ISRM Suggested MethodsProfessor Resat Ulusay 8 - Ulusay
November 2014 Measurement and Back Analysis in Rock Engineering Emeritus Professor Shunsuke Sakurai 7 - Sakurai
July 2014Puzzles in Rock - Have they been solved?Professor Herbert Einstein 6 - Einstein
April 2014 Implementing a Reliable Slope DesignDoctor John Read 5 - Read
December 2013Catastophic Landslides. The legacy of VaionProfessor Eduardo Alonso 4 - Alonso
September 2013 Rock Mechanics Lessons from DamsProfessor Pierre Dufaut 3 - Duffaut
May 2013Solving the Unsolved Problems in Rock Mechanics and Rock EngineeringEmeritus Professor John Hudson 2 - Hudson
Febuary 201350 years NATM - from a Construction Method to a SystemProfessor Wulf Schubert 1 - Schubert