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A comprehensive and illustrated desk reference with terms, definitions, explanations, abbreviations, trade names, quantifications, units and symbols used in rock mechanics, drilling and blasting. Now including rock mechanics as well, this updated edition presents 5127 terms, 637 symbols, 507 references, 236 acronyms, 108 formulas, 68 figures, 47 tables, 58 abbreviations and 7 shortened forms. Terms are also included from related disciplines commonly used, such as chemistry, detonics, fractography, fracture dynamics, mechanics and strength of materials, micro mechanics, geology, geophysics, image analysis, petrology, physics, seismology and more. This extended and updated edition of 'Rock Blasting Terms and Symbols' (Balkema, 1998) by Dr. Agne Rustan is an essential reference for engineers and advanced students in mining, geotechnical, geological, tunneling and construction engineering.
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Rustan's is a Philippine chain of upmarket department stores owned by Rustan Commercial Corporation. The Rustan's brand is also applied to a chain of supermarkets - Rustan's Supermarket and Marketplace by Rustan's - owned and operated by Rustan Supercenters, Inc., an affiliated company.
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