Every geotechnical engineer knows E. Hoek and his significant contribution to rock mechanics. Here you can find his first on line lecture titled “The Development of Rock Engineering”, you just need to enter your name, e-mail and company and you get the password to view the on line lecture.
This lecture provides interesting historical background regarding the development of rock mechanics and the future trends of the profession.
Another interesting PowerPoint presentation regarding the future direction of Eurocode 7 published by Dr Andrew Bond of Geocentrix is worth reading. In this presentation the Quo Vadis of Eurocode 7, the proposed changes and modifications are presented.