ERIC Number: ED058025
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
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Rock-Mechanics Research. A Survey of United States Research to 1965, with a Partial Survey of Canadian Universities.
National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC.
The results of a survey, conducted by the Committee on Rock Mechanics, to determine the status of training and research in rock mechanics in presented in this publication. In 1964 and 1965 information was gathered by questionnaires sent to industries, selected federal agencies, and universities in both the United States and Canada. Results are summarized for each of these three sources of information. The ten appendices include the following lists: previous conferences on rock mechanics; the 244 responding universities with course information; publications used for teaching rock mechanics; theses in rock mechanics through 1965; university theses and government projects categorized by scope; companies responding to questionnaires; government research projects; and research needs in rock mechanics applied to highways. Sample questionnaires are included. (PR)
Descriptors: College Science, Construction Industry, Doctoral Dissertations, Engineering, Federal Programs, Geology, Industry, Masters Theses, National Surveys, Research Projects
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Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC.