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Controlling Coal Mine Bumps.

Authors
Goode-CA; Zona-A; Campoli-AA
Source
Coal Min 1984 Oct; 21(10):48-53
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10004493
Abstract
A coal bump or burst is defined as the instantaneous violent failure of a coal pillar from overstress. The causes of coal bumps are not well understood, although minor disturbances are a daily occurrence in bump prone seams. Lack of knowledge about coal bumps coupled with questionable mining practices can create disastrous consequences. This paper describes different coal bumps, discusses accidents caused by coal bumps, and presents preventive measures.
Publication Date
19841001
Document Type
OP;
Fiscal Year
1985
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
OP 30-85
Issue of Publication
10
NIOSH Division
PRC;
Source Name
Coal Min., V. 21, No. 10, Oct. 1984, PP. 48-53
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