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An Introduction to Mining Seismology : Volume 55 - Slawomir Jerzy Gibowicz

An Introduction to Mining Seismology

Volume 55

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Published: 1st July 2003
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An Introduction to Mining Seismology describes comprehensively the modern methods and techniques used to monitor and study seismicity and rockbursts in mines. Key case histories from various worldwide mining districts clearly illustrate and skillfully emphasize the practical aspects of mining seismology. This text is intended as a handbook for geophysicists and mining and rock mechanics engineers working at mines. It will also serve as an essential reference tool for seismologists working at research institutions on local seismicity not necessarily induced by mining.
Key Features
* Presents a comprehensive description of seismicity induced by mining worldwide
* Provides information on optimum network planning and seismic event location procedures in deep mines
* Covers a broad array of topics including focal mechanism, moment tensor, and double-couple versus non-double-couple seismic events in mines
* Includes data on source parameters and scaling relations for seismic events in mines

(Chapter Headings): Introduction
Principal Types of Mine Tremors
Seismic Waves at Short Distances
Location of Seismic Events in Mines
Optimal Planning of Seismic Networks in Mines
Selected Topics from Seismic Tomography inMines
Stress-Induced Anisotropy and the Propagation of Seismic Waves
Attenuation and Scattering of Seismic Waves
Focal Mechanism of Mine Tremors
Seismic Source Modeling
Seismic Spectra and Source Parameters
Statistical Assessment of Seismic Hazardin Mines: Statistical Prediction
Prediction and Prevention of Large Seismic Events
References
Selected Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780122821202
ISBN-10: 0122821203
Series: International Geophysics (Hardcover)
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 399
Published: 1st July 2003
Publisher: ACADEMIC PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.72 x 15.85  x 2.52
Weight (kg): 0.76