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Measurement of Blast Fragmentation - John A. Franklin

Measurement of Blast Fragmentation

By: John A. Franklin (Editor), T. Katsabanis (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st January 1996
ISBN: 9789054108450
Number Of Pages: 324

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This collection of workshop papers provides state-of-the-art reviews on all aspects of fragmentation, including photographic requirements, image enhancement, statistical treatment, and applications in quarrying, mining and minerals processing industries.

Prefacep. 3
Activities of the ISRM Commission on Rock Fragmentation by Blastingp. 5
The Working Group on rock assessmentp. 9
Keynote Address: Optical fragmentation assessment - A technical challengep. 13
Fragment size measurements and statisticsp. 23
Fragment shape measurements in geology and other fields - Applications to blastingp. 33
Reconstructing 3-D block size distributions from 2-D measurements on sectionsp. 39
Evolution of measuring systems: A reviewp. 47
Lessons from the Compaphoto technique of fragmentation measurementp. 53
Industrial applications of image analysis - The IPACS systemp. 59
TUCIPS - A system for the estimation of fragmentation after production blastsp. 67
FRAGSCAN: A tool to measure fragmentation of blasted rockp. 73
On-line fragmentation measurement utilizing the CIAS systemp. 79
Blast fragmentation measurement using GoldSizep. 83
WipFrag image based granulometry systemp. 91
The split system for analyzing the size distribution of fragmented rockp. 101
Practical guidelines for lighting and photographyp. 111
Image sampling techniques and requirements for automated image analysis of rock fragmentationp. 115
Image processing in blast fragmentation: Transfer function invertibilityp. 121
Disintegration, fusion and edge net fidelityp. 127
Development and testing of a zooming technique for fragmentation measurementp. 133
Comparison between sieving and image analysis of aggregatesp. 141
Comparing systems - Validation of FragScan, WipFrag and Splitp. 151
Comparative performance of a novel automated technique for identification of muck pile fragment boundariesp. 157
On-line system for monitoring the size distribution of aggregates on a conveyor beltp. 167
On-line size analysis for the measurement of blast fragmentationp. 175
Structural control over fragmentationp. 181
Empirical design and rock mass characterizationp. 193
Predicting blast fragmentation efficiency using discriminant analysisp. 203
The concept of rock mass fragmentabilityp. 209
Block size determination around underground openings using simulationsp. 215
Rock mass damage from blasting: Characterization and impactp. 225
Explosive energy partitioning and fragment size measurement - Importance of the correct evaluation of fines in blasted rockp. 237
Delay requirements for fragmentation optimizationp. 241
Experience in fragmentation controlp. 247
TUCIPS - First applications in the quarry industryp. 253
Measuring fragmentation efficiency of mine blastsp. 257
INCO and DYNO experience with underground fragmentation measurementp. 265
Directory of authors' addressesp. 273
Biographies of contributing authorsp. 277
Classified bibliography on measurement of fragmentation, image analysis and related topicsp. 283
Author indexp. 315
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ISBN: 9789054108450
ISBN-10: 9054108452
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 324
Published: 1st January 1996
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.78  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.79
Edition Number: 1