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Vibration and noise from blasting.
Inter-noise 82 1982 May; 1:281-284
Adverse environmental effects from blastng continue to be a major problem for the mining industry, the public living near mining operations, and the governmental agencies responsible for setting environmental standards. The Bureau of Mines has established a comprehensive blasting research program dealing with the many technical aspects of generation and propagation of ground vibrations and airblast, structure response and damage, and proper instrumentation. This paper describes the Bureau's programs and lists agencies and industries that are utilizing the results of the Bureau's research.
Inter-noise 82, V. 1, May 17, 1982, PP. 281-284
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