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3/13/2019 - Research projectsA project to evaluate and quantify subsurface overburden deformations in longwall abutment pillars under shallow overburden depths, and to employ field instrumentation results and 3D numerical modeling to identify critical parameters.
Shale Failure Mechanics and Intervention Measures in Underground Coal Mines: Results from 50 Years of Ground Control Safety Research2/1/2016 - Peer reviewed journal articlesA report presenting a historical narrative on the research the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has conducted in relation to rock mechanics and shale.
8/1/2006 - Conference papersNIOSH conducted wet/dry immersion cycling of clay-rich rocks, which provides an accurate, quick and inexpensive method for estimating the moisture sensitivity of mudrocks. With this information mine operators can begin to anticipate hazardous ground.