Drilling and Blasting for Surface Excavations

Credit: 12 PDH Hours
Course Fee: $90.00
Pages: 145

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Course Summary

This manual describes reliable or preferred procedures or concepts of drilling and blasting conducted during rock excavation, in order to aid design and construction. The manual is designed principally for the use of geologists and engineers who are given responsibilities in drilling and blasting projects. Such responsibilities.

Learning Objectives

  • Introduction
  • Mechanics of blasting
  • Explosives and their properties
  • Drilling
  • Basic surface blasting techniques
  • Modifying blasting techniques to fit geological conditions
  • Damage prediction and control
  • Drilling and blasting in rock excavation by contract

Course Author

US Army Corps of Engineers

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