CONTENTS:- - Classification and Index Properties of Rocks. - Rock Strength and Failure Criteria. - Initial Stresses in Rocks and Their Measurement. - Planes of Weakness in Rocks. - Deformability of Rocks. - Applications of Rock Mechanics in Engineering for Underground Openings. - Applications of Rock Mechanics to Rock Slope Engineering. - Applications of Rock Mechanics to Foundation Engineering. - Appendices. - Answers to Problems. - Index.