bimrocks Short Courses
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The Lectures and Notes are provided for a Short Course
taught at the
Geological Engineering Department of
Hacettepe University,
in Ankara, Turkey in 2004. The
instructors were Dr. Edmund Medley, Dr. Harun Sönmez,
Dr. Candan Gokceoglu, and Dr. Resat Ulusay:

Lecture notes (0.4MB)
Lecture 0: Introduction (0.4 MB)
Lecture 1: Characterization and Classification of
Fault rocks and Melanges (11.3 MB)
Lecture 2: Investigation and field studies of
bimrocks (4.4 MB)
Lecture 3: Anticipating and solving problems with
excavations and slopes in bimrocks (7.4 MB)
Lecture 4: Tunneling through fault zones and
melanges (20.1 MB)
Lecture 5: Evaluation of strength of bimrocks
(3.4 MB)
Seminar:  "A simple lecture on Geological
complexity: How to characterize Melange and
other Bimrocks"(4.0 MB)
SHORT COURSE: "ANTICIPATING AND ADDRESSING THE
CHARACTERIZATION, DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION
PROBLEMS OF FAULT ROCKS, MELANGES and OTHER
BIMROCKS"
SHORT COURSE: "TUNNELS THROUGH FAULT ROCKS AND
TECTONIC MELANGES: A SHORT COURSE FOR
ENGINEERING GEOLOGISTS AND GEOTECHNICAL
ENGINEERS"
Gruppe Geotechnik Graz of Graz, Austria (www.3-g.at)
has kindly made available the Lectures taught by
Professor Wulf Schubert and Professor Gunter
Riedmueller
in Oakland, California in June 2002 for the
Short Course:

Compilation of All Lectures (35 MB)
Lecture  1-Introduction (2,3 MB)
Lecture 2 – Characterization (1.6 MB)
Lecture 3 - Research on Bimrocks (0.9 MB)
Lecture 4 - Investigation (1)  (3 MB)
Lecture 5 – Investigation (2) (10 MB)
Lecture 6 – Investigation (3) (8.5 MB)
Lecture 7 – Construction  (5 MB)

Field Trip Guide (15 MB) for El Cerrito Quarry and
Caldecott Tunnel in Berkeley  is made available
through the permission of the San Francisco Section
of the Association of Engineering Geologists http:
//www.aegsf.org
Ankara Melange,  Turkey
Franciscan Complex
melange at El Cerrito,
California (with Dr John
Wakabayashi and Dr. Ed
Medley).