Determination of Seismic Safe Distances During Mining Blasts with Consideration of a Dominant Vibration Frequency
Aleksey Novinkov, Aleksandr Tashkinov, Sergey Protasov
Available Online October 2016.
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- Blasting operations; seismic safety; regression analysis; the dominant frequency of the vibrations; open pit mining; mines and quarries.
- A method for determining seismic safe distances for blasting operations in mines, taking into account the value of dominant frequencies of the earth surface vibrations is proposed. The method is based on a regression analysis of the experimental data; the method is characterized by a familiar and simple structure. The safety factor used as a criterion for seismic hazard is the ratio of peak particle velocity to its maximum allowable value adopted by the regulations, taking into account the dominant frequency. Instead of peak particle velocity, other parameters of vibrations may be also used, for example, the maximum ground displacement. It is also allowed to use mixed criteria of seismic hazard. The regression quality is evaluated using the statistical analysis of residuals. The method is based on the analysis of experimental data and therefore takes full account of both the particular way of performing blasting operations at a particular mining company, and the geological and hydrological conditions in the path of seismic wave propagation.
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TY - CONF AU - Aleksey Novinkov AU - Aleksandr Tashkinov AU - Sergey Protasov PY - 2016/10 DA - 2016/10 TI - Determination of Seismic Safe Distances During Mining Blasts with Consideration of a Dominant Vibration Frequency BT - 8th Russian-Chinese Symposium “Coal in the 21st Century: Mining, Processing, Safety" PB - Atlantis Press SP - 201 EP - 204 SN - 2352-5401 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/coal-16.2016.40 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/coal-16.2016.40 ID - Novinkov2016/10 ER -