# Rock Fragmentation by Blasting

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Rock Fragmentation by Blasting book

# Rock Fragmentation by Blasting

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Rock Fragmentation by Blasting book

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Rock Fragmentation by Blasting contains the papers presented at the 10th International Symposium on Rock Fragmentation by Blasting (New Delhi, India, 26-29 November 2012), and represents the most advanced forum on blasting science and technology. The contributions cover all major recent advancements in blasting and fragmentation, from realistic tre

## TABLE OF CONTENTS

part |2 pages

Section 1 - Keynotes

chapter |12 pages

#### Lessons from single-hole blasting in mortar, concrete and rocks

chapter |8 pages

#### Frontiers and challenges in numerical simulation of the blasting process using the combined finite discrete element method

chapter |12 pages

#### Status of characterization of strength and fracture properties of rocks under dynamic loading

part |2 pages

Section 2 - Rock Mass Characterisation and Fragmentation

chapter |10 pages

#### Crack formation in rocks due to action of cemented carbide bits

chapter |12 pages

#### On the branching-merging mechanism during dynamic crack growth as a major source of fines in rock blasting

chapter |10 pages

#### Limits blast design: Controlling vibration, gas pressure & fragmentation

chapter |10 pages

#### Blast optimisation through computer modelling of fragmentation, heave and damage

chapter |6 pages

#### Use radar reflectivity as possibility for measurements of fragmentation during the blasting

chapter |6 pages

#### Influence of initiation point position on fragmentation by blasting in iron ore

chapter |12 pages

#### Fragmentation in production rounds and mill through-put in the Aitik copper mine, a summary of development projects 2002–2009

chapter |8 pages

#### Drilling and blasting technics by underground magnesite mining at Slovakia

chapter |8 pages

#### A new tool for homogenization of jointed rock masses using wave propagation analysis

chapter |6 pages

#### SPH procedures for failure analysis of circular rock disk under distributed arc loading

part |2 pages

Section 3 - Blast Design

chapter |10 pages

#### Quantification of the effect of inaccurate drilling on the risk of poor fragmentation and increased blast hazard

chapter |8 pages

#### Ultra-high intensity blasting for improved ore comminution

chapter |6 pages

#### Investigation of blast design parameters to optimize fragmentation

chapter |6 pages

#### Causes of toe formation at dragline bench and its remedial measures

chapter |10 pages

#### Rockbursts provoked by destress blasting in hard coal longwall mining

chapter |4 pages

#### Burden and spacing influence in ground vibration attenuation at coal overburden blast

chapter |6 pages

#### The effects of delay time sequence and charge per delay on ground vibration: A case study

chapter |8 pages

#### Numerical simulation for the influence of delay time on the rock fragmentation

chapter |10 pages

#### Effect of production blasts on waste dump stability

chapter |10 pages

#### Blast optimization at Sindesar Khurd underground mine to improve productivity with reduced level of vibration

chapter |8 pages

#### ECOFRO, an eco comparison tool for methods of rock fragmentation

chapter |6 pages

#### Controlling vibrations caused by underground blasts in LKAB Malmberget mine

part |2 pages

Section 4 - Blast Modelling

chapter |10 pages

#### Application of stochastic approach to predict blast movement

chapter |8 pages

#### Modelling the extent of damage from fully coupled explosive charges

chapter |8 pages

#### Simple models for the complex process of rock blasting

chapter |12 pages

#### Computer modelling of cast blasting to calculate the variability of swell in a muckpile

chapter |6 pages

#### A study of the effect of rock bridges on blast-induced wave propagation in jointed media

chapter |16 pages

#### Modification of the RHT model for enhanced tensile response predictions of geologic materials

chapter |4 pages

#### Definition of quality of materials fragmented by blast with use of the computer program

part |2 pages

Section 5 - Blast Monitoring & Instrumentation

chapter |8 pages

#### A method to determine 3-D dynamic strain tensor based on displacement gradients from blast vibration and field test results

chapter |8 pages

#### Measurement errors in vibrations from blasting

chapter |12 pages

#### Burden movement in confined drift wall blasting tests studied at the LKAB Kiruna SLC mine

chapter |6 pages

#### Investigation of the relationship between blasting pile density and loader productivity

chapter |6 pages

#### Advanced understanding of the mechanism of air-deck blasting: A numerical approach

chapter |6 pages

#### A design of remote real-time calibration and vibration measurement platform based on the grid

chapter |8 pages

#### Improving blasting operations using data management and analysis

chapter |4 pages

#### The monitoring and analysis of vibrations generated by blasting in Fangmayu Iron Mine

part |2 pages

Section 6 - Blast Vibrations

chapter |8 pages

#### The development of a trivariate statistical blast vibration model that seeks to respect both the difference between types of seismic waves and their attenuation rates

chapter |8 pages

#### Phase—the forgotten problem of blast vibration prediction

chapter |10 pages

#### A comprehensive assessment of ground vibrations and structural damage caused by blasting

chapter |6 pages

#### Measurement and analysis of vibration interrelated collapse process in directional blasting demolition of a high-rise frame-shear structure building

chapter |8 pages

#### Concept of effective explosive weight per delay for prediction of vibration in open-pit blasting

chapter |8 pages

#### Comparison of two near-field blast vibration estimation models: A theoretical study

chapter |10 pages

#### An equivalent simulation method for whole time-history blasting vibration

chapter |6 pages

#### Evaluation of the effect of ground vibration due to blasting on adjacent structures in dam construction projects

chapter |6 pages

#### Analysis of peak particle velocity recorded at underground mine roof generated by nearby surface blasting: A case study

chapter |6 pages

#### ANN approach for blast vibration control in limestone quarry

part |2 pages

Section 7 - Health, Safety & Environment

chapter |8 pages

#### Toxicity of blasting fumes as a function of time after blasting

chapter |10 pages

#### Fines and dust generation and control in rock fragmentation by blasting

chapter |8 pages

#### Techniques for the control of environmental blast impacts

chapter |4 pages

#### Parameters of dust-gas cloud spread resulting from a caving-in explosion

chapter |8 pages

#### Validation of underwater blast emissions modelling in relation to the protection of marine fauna

chapter |4 pages

#### Safety analysis of blasting near natural gas pipeline

chapter |4 pages

#### Theoretical considerations and control measures for dust reduction during building demolition by blasting

chapter |8 pages

#### Analysis of blasting related accidents with emphasis on flyrock and its mitigation in surface mines

chapter |6 pages

#### Spatial distribution of flyrock using EDA: An insight from concrete model tests

part |2 pages

Section 8 - Innovative Blasting Technologies

chapter |8 pages

#### Shock initiation and malfunction of commercial explosives and accessories: An approach using the critical energy fluence

chapter |8 pages

#### Evaluation of ANFO performance with cylinder test

chapter |6 pages

#### Research on performance of aluminum-fiber explosives

chapter |6 pages

#### Experimental research on bubble pulsation parameters in underwater explosion at unsteady pressure

chapter |10 pages

#### Blasting using permitted P5 category explosive having higher air gap sensitivity with spacers for higher output

chapter |6 pages

#### Assessment of explosive charge factors in surface blasting using rebound hardness values of rocks

chapter |6 pages

#### Application of innovative techniques in blast design at RAM meeting its production targets

chapter |6 pages

#### Analysis and calculation of the reliability of complex logical initiating network system

part |2 pages

Section 9 - Demolition Blasting

chapter |6 pages

#### Time constrained demolition of brick and mortar constructed rail-bridge

chapter |4 pages

#### Numerical simulation of explosive demolition of a shear wall structure apartment

chapter |8 pages

#### Controlled blasting demolition of 7 joint buildings at the same time in urban area

chapter |6 pages

#### Fine demolition blasting for a concrete cofferdam on a concrete dam spill surface

chapter |4 pages

#### Blasting demolition of single tower cable-stayed unsafe bridge totaling 163 m in length

chapter |4 pages

#### Blasting of a reinforced concrete chimney in a high position and in a complex environment

chapter |6 pages

#### Suggested tamping materials for short length blast holes in explosive demolition operations

part |2 pages

Section 10 - Rock Damage & Wall Control

chapter |12 pages

#### Estimation of blast-induced damage through cross-hole seismometry in single-hole blasting experiments

chapter |10 pages

#### Reflections on the functionality of pre-split blasting for wall control in surface mining

chapter |8 pages

#### A numerical analysis of the presplitting controlled blasting method

chapter |10 pages

#### Wall control by blasting optimization at “Las Cruces” open pit copper mine (Spain)

chapter |6 pages

#### Assessment of blast-induced damaged zone and its control

chapter |10 pages

#### Pre-split blasting for final wall control in a nuclear power project

chapter |6 pages

#### The division of damage area under blasting vibration in rock mass slopes

chapter |6 pages

#### A case study on wall stability at Rampura Agucha Mine using electronic blasting systems

chapter |10 pages

#### Blasting vibration control based on whole time-history response prediction of high rock slope

chapter |6 pages

#### Investigation into effect of blasting on slope stability in opencast coal mines

part |2 pages

Section 11 - Blasting for Civil Construction Projects

chapter |16 pages

#### Vibration modeling of three eDev™ tunnel rounds in the Citybanan tunnel in Stockholm

chapter |6 pages

#### Monitoring ground vibrations for predicting overbreak threshold levels in underground drivages

chapter |10 pages

#### Controlled blasting for a metro rail project in an urban environment

chapter |12 pages

#### A preliminary empirical model for prediction of response spectra of blast vibrations at construction sites

part |2 pages

Section 12 - Case Studies