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Publications tagged with [horizontal stress]

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Limestone formations in the United States can be subject to relatively high horizontal stresses owing to the existence of tectonic loading of the limestone strata. Underground limestone mines use the room-and-pillar method, in which 12- to 18-m-wide rooms ...
Reference: 6th International Symposium on Ground Support in Mining and Civil Engineering Construction, Edrs: T. R. Stacey and D. F. Malan
High horizontal stresses were recognized to impact roof stability more than 60 years ago. Since then, numerous measurements associated high horizontal stresses with difficult ground conditions. This paper presents case histories illustrating the practical ...
Reference: 2002 SME Annual Meeting, Feb. 25-27, Phoenix, Arizona
At a mine in central PA, high horizontal stresses have caused long running roof falls resulting in hazardous conditions for the miners and the premature abandonment of panels. Because of these conditions, the mine requested assistance of the National Institute ...
Reference: SME Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado - February 26-28, 2001
This paper is about tunnel excavation in near horizontally bedded sedimentary strata.
Reference: Australian Geomechanics - April 1994