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10/29/2018 - PC softwareSoftware for stone mine pillar design.
A software program to help improve mine layouts for control of horizontal stress.
A software program for designing web and barrier pillars for Highwall Mining.
Software for designing pillars for longwall mines
Software for designing pillars for room-and-pillar retreat mining.
A software program that helps to identify the location and likely severity of multiple seam interactions
1/1/2011 - Peer reviewed journal articlesStone mines in the eastern and midwestern United States use the room-and-pillar method of mining to extract relatively flat-laying sedimentary formations. A survey of pillar performance was carried out to identify potential modes of instability.
1/1/2011 - Peer reviewed journal articlesA field-expedient test method and portable on site test equipment have been developed to measure shotcrete strength in the first six hours after application.
7/1/2010 - Conference papersThe paper provides a basic set of input data and a modeling approach that can be used for numerical modeling investigations of various coal mine designs using the FLAC3D software package.
7/1/2010 - Conference papersIn this paper, the findings of a survey of roof span stability issues and design practices are presented, and the observed factors contributing to roof instability are discussed.