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Microseismic roof fall warning system development. Field trials and commercial prototype fabrication. Volume II. Appendix C: coal mine data collection summary. Final report.
Denver, CO: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, Contract H0272009, 1980 May; :1-228
A microseismic roof fall warning system was field tested in western and eastern coal mines in the United States to better define the capabilities and limitations of the microseismic method in predicting roof fall. Microseismic event and energy type data were obtained and documented for 23 coal mine roof falls. Field test results indicate that both the microseismic event and energy methods, as applied, have a high probability for successful application in a commercially practical roof fall warning system. Volume II summarizes the data collected.
Coal mines; Data acquisition; Microseisms; Mine bursts; Mine safety; Roof falls; Seismic detection; Statistical data; Underground mining; Warning systems
CP; Final Contract Report
NTIS Accession No.
OFR 163(2)-81; Contract-H0272009
Denver, CO: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, Contract H0272009
Integrated Sciences, Inc., Inc., Longmont, CO
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