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<p>A fundamental goal of mineralogy and petrology is the deep understanding of mineral phase relation-ships and the consequent spatial and temporal patterns of mineral coexistence in rocks, ore bodies, sediments, meteorites, and other natural polycrystalline ...
Reference: American Mineralogist, Volume 102, pages 1588–1596, 2017
<p>Recent years have witnessed a growing investigation of terrestrial laser scanning (TLS) for monitoring the deformation of tunnels. TLS provides the ability to obtain a more accurate and complete description of the tunnel surfaces, allowing the determination ...
Reference: The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume XLII-2/W7, 2017, ISPRS Geospatial Week 2017, 18–22 September 2017, Wuhan, China
<p>Within the project entitled &ldquo;Models of formation and spread of fire to increase safety of road tunnels&rdquo;, it was necessary to devise a method how to record airflow velocity during the fire in situ tests in road tunnels. Project is in first year ...
Reference: MATEC Web of Conferences 117, 00035 (2017)
<p>In order to study the effects of a seismically induced tunnel&ndash; ground interaction, two-dimensional numerical analyses are performed using the sofware ANSYS. The study employs a coupled beam&ndash;spring model subjected to earthquake loading that is ...
Reference: Acta Geotechnica Slovenica, 2016
<p>Passive coal mine water treatment schemes in the United Kingdom typically incorporate settlement lagoons to precipitate iron and collect HFO (hydrous ferric oxide). Laminar flow in the lagoons enables HFO particles to settle out under gravity. Preferential ...
Reference: Proceedings IMWA 2016, Freiberg/Germany | Drebenstedt, Carsten, Paul, Michael (eds.) | Mining Meets Water – Conflicts and Solutions
<p>The piezoball, or ball penetrometer with pore pressure measurement, was developed for assessing the geotechnical properties of soft soils, particularly soft seabed sediments where the traditional cone penetrometer can have limitations. The measurement of ...
Reference: Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterisation 5 – Lehane, Acosta-Martínez & Kelly (Eds) © 2016 Australian Geomechanics Society, Sydney, Australia, ISBN 978-0-9946261-2-7
<p>The two largest disturbances mining presents which requiring addressing are disturbances to the water balance and energy balance; both of which will be influenced by climate change.<br />This paper presents a framework to incorporate climate change into ...
Reference: Proceedings IMWA 2016, Freiberg/Germany | Drebenstedt, Carsten, Paul, Michael (eds.) | Mining Meets Water – Conflicts and Solutions
<p>This paper briefly presents EDM adopted model and strategy for the environmental remediation mission, the most representative actions concluded in Portuguese old mining sites remediation with different and adapted solutions for mining wastes confinement ...
Reference: Proceedings IMWA 2016, Freiberg/Germany | Drebenstedt, Carsten, Paul, Michael (eds.) | Mining Meets Water – Conflicts and Solutions
<p>This paper summarises available information on water quality associated with post mining lakes of the lignite fields in Greece. In Greece there are three distinctive districts of lignite mining: Ptolemais-Amynteon basin in Northern Greece, Aliveri district ...
Reference: Proceedings IMWA 2016, Freiberg/Germany | Drebenstedt, Carsten, Paul, Michael (eds.) | Mining Meets Water – Conflicts and Solutions
<p>Presents the results of studies of innovative materials in the field of experimental and theoretical research fire resistance fireproof panels Pyro-Safe Aestuver T. Owing to the assembly simplicity, materials cheapness, high ecological standard, recycling, ...
Reference: MATEC Web of Conferences 7 , 04007 (2016)