Strata Mechanics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444420862, 9780444598028

Strata Mechanics, Volume 32

1st Edition

Editors: I.W. Farmer
eBook ISBN: 9780444598028
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 1st January 1982
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Table of Contents

Strata Deformation Around Longwall Coal Workings

Strata Control in Hydraulic Mining of Coal Seams at Great Depth

Induced Seismicity Resulting from Roof Caving and Pillar Failure in Longwall Mining

A Study of the Behaviour of Overlying Strata in Longwall Mining and its Application to Strata Control

Induced Changes in Permeability of Coal Measures Strata as an Indicator of the Mechanics of Rock Deformation Above a Longwall Face

Water Percolation into Fully Caved Longwall Faces

Ground Deformation Above Longwall Panels - Geometry of the Three Dimensional System

The Application of an Integrated Instrumentation System for Coal Mine Rock Mechanics Investigations

Mechanism for Outbursts of Coal and Gas in the South Wales Coalfield

Layout and Operation of Mine Workings within a Rock Mass Prone to Rock Bursts

Development of Roof Control Criteria for Longwall Mining - Parametric Modelling

Stochastic Methods of Predicting Deformation Profiles Above Longwall Workings

Rock Surface Roughness and Discontinuity Closure at Depth

Longwall Face Support

Optimisation of Support Performance through Consideration of the Pressure/Convergence Ratio

Relations Between Strata Deformation and Support Performance on Longwall Faces

Strata Reinforcement in the Barnsley Area

Roof Control with Powered Supports in an Indian Mine

Application of the MRDE Data Logger to Face Support Monitoring

Strata Control Problems on Longwall Faces - An Overview

Relations Between Geology and the Stability of Faces and Roadways in the Barnsley Seam

Ground Control Aspects of Longwall Design

Considerations for the Stability of Longwall Chain Pillars and Adjacent Roadways

Shafts and Insets

Ultimate Strength of Concrete Shaft Linings and its Influence on Design

Stability of a Thick Ring of Grouted or Frozen Ground

Present State of Freeze Shaft Design in Mining

Measurement of Stresses, Strain and Temperature in Concrete in Shafts and Insets

Design of Shaft Linings in Coal Measures Rock

Deformation of a Deep Shaft Inset in Coal Measures Rocks During and After Construction

Pressures and Displacements Around a Lined Shaft in Weak Rock

Creep Closure of Internally Pressurised Caverns in Rocksalt

Access Roadways and Tunnels

Small Scale Brittle Model Studies of Mine Roadway Deformation

Model Studies of Stability of Mining Tunnels

Retreat Working Using an Anhydrite Packed Gateroad Twice

Rational Layout of Roadways in Floor Strata Affected by Longwall Excavation

Deformation of Access Roadways and Roadside Packs in Mines

Tunnelling Induced Deformation and Stress Changes in the Lower Chalk

Effect of Mining Subsidence on Near Surface Underground Structures

Deformation of a Circular Concrete Roadway Lining in Response to Strata Movement

Relations Between Closure and Support in Deep Mine Excavations

An Experimental Study of Beam Building Mechanisms Using Fully Grouted Bolts in Bedded Mine Rock

An Elasticity Solution for the Shear Stiffness of the Full-Grouted Resin Roof Bolt

Rock Classification for Rapid Excavation Systems

Room and Pillar and Shortwall Workings

Size and Shape Effect in Pillar Design

Design of High Extraction Panels in a Deep Potash Mine

A Numerical Procedure for Rock Pressure Problems in Level Seams

The Collapse of Room and Pillar Workings in a Shaley Gypsum Mine due to Dynamic Loading

Use of Ash to Improve Strata Control in Bord and Pillar Workings

Post Failure Examination of Model Evaporite Pillars

Interaction Between Pillar Workings at Ellington Colliery

Study of In-Situ Strength of Bauxite Pillars

Subsidence Behaviour of Coal Measures Over Bord and Pillar Workings

Author Index

Subject Index


The papers in this volume provide a unified approach to the design of underground structures in stratified coal and mineral deposits. They include examples of underground structure design in coal and evaporite mines, and case histories of performance of underground structures.


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