Geomechanical Processes during Underground Mining

School of Underground Mining 2012

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pub: 2012-09-02
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About the Book

This volume deals with economic aspects of mining companies’ development strategies, various mineral deposits development techniques, imitational modeling of mine workings with rock massif, methane extraction technologies during coal mining, geomechanical processes during plow mining, mining transport importance for mineral extraction, massif strain-stress state management using non-explosive destructing materials, and surface mining's detrimental influence on the environment.

Special attention is paid to alternative ways of mining, such as borehole underground coal gasification for extraction of hardly accessible coal and development of gasification plant and development and use of alternative sources of energy such as gas hydrates and sun energy are also disucssed in this book.

This collection of scientific papers will be of interest to mining engineers, engineering technicians, designers, scientific and research personnel, students, postgraduates, and all mining-related professionals working in the coal and ore industry.

Table of Contents

Coal industry developments in the Ukraine

Over-coal thin layered massif deformation of weak rocks

Finite-element method for multi-parameter system "Rock Massif - Combined Support" computation

Mine working destruction

The thickness variation seams

Finite-element modelling

Spontaneous combustion and coal dust explosibility

Methane and artificial gas extracting

Brown coal underground gasification

Degassing systems

Geomechanical processes at plow longwall mining in weak rocks

Reliability and carrying capability of support service vehicles

Monitoring by method of conductivity

Analysis of stress-strain state of rock mass

Rock displacement

Influence of coal seams gasification on bearing rocks

Hydrodynamic cavitation in energy-saving technologies in mining industry

Economic aspects of development strategy of mining companies

Methods of determining untidust respirator quality

Unexplosive destroying materials

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General
TEC009150
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / Soil & Rock