Proceedings of the 3rd international workshop on coal pillar mechanics and design.
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 2010 Jul; :1-135
Papers presented at this conference included: 1. Analytical Design Procedure Using the Wilson Equation; 2. The In-Situ Pillar Strength and Overburden Stability in U.S. Mines; 3. The Unsw Pillar Design Methodology and Considerations for Using This and Other Empirical Pillar System Design Approaches; 4. Stress Conditions and Failure Mechanics Related to Coal Pillar Strength; 5. Assessment of Gate Road Loading under Deep Western U.S. Conditions; 6. Calibrating the LaModel Program for Deep Cover Pillar Retreat Coal Mining; 7. A Retrospective Assessment of Coal Pillar Design Methods; 8. Numerical Modeling of Yielding Chain Pillars in Deep Longwall Coal Mines; 9. Pillar Stability and Coal Bumps - Case Histories of Retreat Mining in the Thick Overburden and Multiple Seam Environment of Appalachia; 10. Spatial Variability of Coal Strength and Its Implications for Pillar Design; 11. An Evaluation of Time to Failure of Coal Pillars in Australia; 12. Pillar Design for Deep Cover Retreat Mining: ARMPS Version 6 (2010); and, 13. The Ground Response Curve and Its Impact on Pillar Loading in Coal Mines.
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
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health