Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering

, Volume 21, Issue 2, pp 149–155 | Cite as

Burst energy release index

  • S. P. Singh
Technical Note


Rockbursts occur under certain combinations of geologic and mining conditions. It is possible to assess burst prone rocks utilizing BERI during the planning, design and operating stages of the mine. The simplicity of the approach may encourage its use as a quantitative predictor in investigations on rockbursts.


Civil Engineer Energy Release Mining Condition Operating Stage Burst Energy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. P. Singh
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  1. 1.School of EngineeringLaurentian UniversitySudburyCanada

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