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Barodynamic analysis of large mine models and preparation of undisturbed rock specimens.
Shelton TC Jr.; Merritt SE; Lucas JR
Spokane, WA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, Contract H0101706, 1974 Apr; :1-129
Over 30 tons of coal mine rock specimens were obtained from 13 mines and shipped to various research centers for physical property testing to determine basic criteria and data for feasibility investigations of polymer impregnation of coal mine strata. A portable prototype coring apparatus was designed and assembled to obtain near to in situ condition specimens of coal mine rock samples. Coal mine sites were identified where chemical stabilization of the mine roof strata by polymer impregnation would most likely be feasible and most likely be successful, based on evaluation of the local mining and physical conditions existing at the mine locations.
Mining industry; Coal mining; Physical properties; Laboratory testing; Polymers; Geologic strata; Rock mechanics
CP; Final Contract Report
NTIS Accession No.
OFR 70-75; Contract-H0101706
Spokane, WA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, Contract H0101706
Virginia Polytechnic Institute
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