International Journal of Mining Engineering

, Volume 3, Issue 4, pp 261–270 | Cite as

Statistical interpretation of gate roadways deformation data in the UK

  • B. T. Wells
  • R. N. Singh


The uniformity of measurements of deformation in underground coal mine roadways is discussed. Hence the validity of using such results for predicting the likely behaviour of similar workings is examined. It is further attempted to isolate those geological and mining parameters which influence closure. These results are compared with those from West Germany and France.


Coal mining longwall mining gate roadways rock deformation databases 


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© Chapman and Hall Ltd. 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. T. Wells
    • 1
  • R. N. Singh
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mining EngineeringNottingham UniversityUniversity ParkUK

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