Surface Subsidence Due to the Combined Effects of Underground Coal Mining and Groundwater Withdrawal

Cheng, Shu
Organization: International Conference on Ground Control in Mining
Pages: 3
Publication Date: Jan 1, 2002
Abstract: Based on the consolidation theory of soil dewatering and land subsidence prediction methods in soil mechanics, preliminary analysis of surface subsidence and movement due to groundwater withdrawal was performed using the stochastic theory and the principles of effective stress and the method for subsidence prediction was derived, Surface subsidence due to coal mining was then superimposed to obtain the total subsidence. Keywords: land subsidence, rock and soil consolidation, stochastic theory, effective stress
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