Foundation response to high-extraction mining in Southern Illinois by Larry R. Powell

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior in Washington, DC .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Foundations.,
  • Mine subsidences.,
  • Earth movements and building.

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Statementby Larry R. Powell, Theodore L. Triplett, and Ronald E. Yarbrough.
SeriesReport of investigations (United States. Bureau of Mines) -- 9187.
ContributionsTriplett, Theodore L., Yarbrough, Ronald E.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUSBMRI9187 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 54 p. :
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22073021M
LC Control Number88-600125

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Foundation response to high-extraction mining in Southern Illinois. Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, (OCoLC) Online version: Powell, Larry R. Foundation response to high-extraction mining in Southern Illinois.

Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, (OCoLC) Material. The Bureau of Mines, in cooperation with the Illinois mine subsidence insurance fund, instrumented and monitored the response of two foundations to ground movements induced by subsidence from high-extraction retreat mining in southern Illinois.

The objective was to study the interaction between the ground surface and a foundation during a. The U.S.

Bureau of Mines, in cooperation with the Illinois mine subsidence insurance fund, is monitoring the response of two foundations to ground movements induced by subsidence from a high- extraction retreat room-and-pillar operation in southern Illinois.

This paper describes the response of two foundations to ground movements induced by subsidence from a high-extraction retreat room- and-pillar operation in southern Illinois. The objective of this monitoring program was to study the interaction between the ground surface and a structure during a subsidence event.

Foundation response to high-extraction mining in Southern Illinois / By Larry R. Powell, Ronald E. Yarbrough and Theodore L. Triplett. Abstract. Bibliography: p. Title: Foundation response to high-extraction mining in Southern Illinois / Author: Powell, Larry R.

Author: Yarbrough, Ronald E. Author: Triplett, Theodore L. High-extraction mining of potash using 'narrow' panels consisting of a number of roadways separated by small pillars which are allowed to yield has been. Foundation response to high-extraction mining in Southern Illinois / (Pittsburgh, PA: U.S.

Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, ), by Larry R. Powell, Ronald E. Yarbrough, and Theodore L. Triplett (page images at HathiTrust). The Bureau of Mines, in cooperation with the Illinois mine subsidence insurance fund, monitored the response of two foundations to ground movements induced by subsidence from high extraction mining in southern Illinois.

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