1st Edition

Rockbursts in Coal Mines and Their Prevention




ISBN 9789054101581
Published December 31, 1993 by CRC Press
152 Pages

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The preventive methods described have proved highly effective. They comprise laying out the workings in such a way as to minimize dangerous concentrations of ground stresses, and early elimination by means of blasting, drilling, or water infusion. An account of these methods as applied in German coal mines, the deepest in the world. Contents: Rockbursts & similar phenomena; Conditions of occurrence; Influence of rock stress; Bursting & nonbursting coal; Long-term prevention; Direct prevention; Borehole patterns for direct prevention; Destressing methods; Case histories.