By Dr. Agne Rustan; Claude Cunningham; William Fourney; Alex Spathis; and K.R.Y. Simha. This is an essential reference for engineers and advanced students in mining, geotechnical, geological, tunneling and construction engineering. This reference book contains terms, definitions, explanations, abbreviations, trade names, quantifications, units and symbols used in rock mechanics, drilling and blasting. Hardcover, 466 pp., 2010.