Soviet Mining

, Volume 11, Issue 3, pp 245–247 | Cite as

Experience in the use of the rapid acoustic method to determine the fissuring of ledge rock

  • I. B. Neiman
Underground Mining


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    Apparatus working in the audible frequency range can be used in field conditions for rapid flaw detection in ledge rock either in the depth or on the surface.

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    The signal can be recorded on magnetic tape and later analyzed by means of mathematical methods for rapid “flaw-detection” and acquisition of information so as to compile an atlas of the fissuring.

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    From data obtained by statistical analysis of the signals it is possible to find correlations between the fissuring parameters of the medium and the information in the signal; this will make it possible to estimate the degree of fissuring of the medium.



Rock Mass Magnetic Tape Fissure Rock Hydroelectric Power Station Rochelle Salt 
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