Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content

NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search

Search Results

Proceedings of the second international workshop on coal pillar mechanics and design.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
NIOSH 1999 Jun; :1-192
NIOSHTIC No.
20000207
Abstract
Pillar design is the first line of defense against rock falls--the greatest single safety hazard faced by underground coal miners in the United States and abroad. To help advance the state of the art in this fundamental mining science, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health organized the Second International Workshop on Coal Pillar Mechanics and Design. The workshop was held in Vail, CO, on June 6, 1999, in association with the 37th U.S. Rock Mechanics Symposium. The proceedings include 15 papers from leading ground control specialists in the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, and the Republic of South Africa. The papers address the entire range of issues associated with coal pillars and have a decidedly practical flavor. Topics include numerical modeling, empirical design formulas based on case histories, field measurements, and postfailure mechanics.
Keywords
Mine-shafts; Mine-workers; Coal-miners; Coal-mining; Coal-workers; Pillar-mechanics; Underground-miners; Underground-mining; Safety-engineering; Safety-measures; Engineering; Geophysics; Mathematical-models; Statistical-analysis
Publication Date
19990601
Document Type
Numbered Publication; Information Circulars; Conference/Symposia Proceedings;
Fiscal Year
1999
NTIS Accession No.
PB99-151623
NTIS Price
A11
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 99-114; IC-9448
NIOSH Division
PRL
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
PA
TOP