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Progress on Techniques of Investigating and Controlling Rock Bursts.
SME AIME 1970 Jun; 247:185-192
Rock-burst research conducted by the Bureau of Mines in cooperation with the mining companies of the Coeur d'Alene Mining District, Idaho, in addition to progress made by others throughout the world, have led to a good understanding of the rock-burst problem. This paper describes conditions which have caused specific bursts, present capabilities of detecting stress buildup and bursts, control methods, and a suggested approach to analyzing any individual mine- burst problem.
SME, AIME, V. 247, June 1970, PP. 185-192
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