Authors: Hadjigeorgiou, J; Potvin, Y


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Hadjigeorgiou, J & Potvin, Y 2007, 'Overview of Dynamic Testing of Ground Support', in Y Potvin (ed.), Proceedings of the Fourth International Seminar on Deep and High Stress Mining, Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Perth, pp. 349-371.

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Abstract:
This paper provides a critical review of dynamic testing techniques used for understanding and quantifying the performance of ground support systems. This review focuses in particular on review of simulated rockburst experiments in Canada, Australia and South Africa. Furthermore, the different laboratory testing rigs are listed along with their characteristics and their advantages and disadvantages. The paper concludes with recommendations towards developing a more unified strategy to understand and eventually forecast the behaviour of support systems under dynamic loads.

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