Rockburst Prediction - Case Studies Using A Kinematics Of Failure Approach
Organization: The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
Jan 1, 1998
We present aspects of one of several ongoing case studies used in the development of prediction techniques for major seismic instabilities. The current investigation centres on accelerated coseismic deformation described by the kinematics of failure and on softening, as well as the characterization of areas of interest by measures of the seismic response at such sites.