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Project Overview

Project Number
M0329
Total Grant Value
$229,000
Project Theme
Engineering in Highly Stressed Rock Masses
Project Period
1999 - 2001

Summary

In Western Australia high horizontal in situ stress fields occur in some mines at shallow depths, necessitating improved techniques for measuring stresses. A promising new technique was investigated in this project, which uses acoustic emissions and has several extremely useful attributes.

Keywords: stress measurement, in situ stress field, underground mine stresses, acoustic emissions

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