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Publications tagged with [underground excavation]

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<p>As the depth of mining increases, the occurrence of seismic events is becoming a more common phenomenon causing serious problems regarding to the stability and safety of mines. However, seismicity and the accompanying rockburst phenomena are not a well-defined ...
Reference: Open Journal of Safety Science and Technology, 2015, 5, 104-121
<p>The utilization of underground space becomes a more important issue in megacities of the world in order to build more functional and advanced cities. However, because a lot of underground structures such as lifelines have already been developed in the megacities, ...
Reference: International Symposium on Advances in Ground Technology and Geo-Information (IS-AGTG) 1-2 Dec 2011, Singapore Phoon, Goh, Shen & Zhu (eds)
It is anticipated that the work presented in this thesis will contribute towards the understanding of the mechanical behaviour of the blast ╚Činduced damaged zone around underground excavations in hard rock masses.
Reference: Submitted in Fulfilment of the Thesis Requirement for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering
In this paper, the shape and size of the plastic zone around an underground excavation are predicted using three different approaches: the convergence-confinement method, a continuum numerical approach and a discontinuum numerical model. The results show that ...