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Practical design methods for barrier pillars.

Authors
Koehler-JR; Tadolini-SC
Source
Denver, CO: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 9427, 1995 Jan; :1-19
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10012541
Abstract
Effective barrier pillar design is essential for safe and productive underground coal mining. This U.S. Bureau of Mines report presents an overview of available barrier pillar design methodologies that incorporate sound engineering principles while remaining practical for everyday usage. Nomographs and examples are presented to assist in the determination of proper barrier pillar sizing. Additionally, performance evaluation techniques and criteria are included to assist in determining the effectiveness of selected barrier pillar configurations.
Keywords
Mining-industry; Underground-mining; Underground-miners; Coal-mining; Coal-miners; Mine-seals; Mine-workers; Engineering-controls
Publication Date
19950101
Document Type
Information Circular
Fiscal Year
1995
NTIS Accession No.
PB95-264784
NTIS Price
A03
Identifying No.
IC-9427
NIOSH Division
DRC
Source Name
Denver, CO: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 9427
State
CO
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