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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 134.00
Blasting practices in mines have undergone many changes in the recent past and continue to be honed and reconfigured to meet the demands of today?s mining needs. This volume compiles papers of the workshop Blasting in Mines ? New Trends , hosted by the Fragblast 10 Symposium . The 17 papers provide a mix which highlight the evolving trends in blasting... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 139.95
Coal is the dirtiest of all fossil fuels. When burned, it produces emissions that contribute to global warming, create acid rain, and pollute water. With all of the interest and research surrounding nuclear energy, hydropower, and biofuels, many think that coal is finally on its way out. However, coal generates half of the electricity in the United... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
The Day the Earth Caved In is an unprecedented and riveting account of the nation?s worst mine fire, beginning on Valentine?s Day, 1981, when twelve-year-old Todd Domboski plunged through the earth in his grandmother?s backyard in Centralia, Pennsylvania. In astonishing detail, award-winning journalist Joan Quigley, the granddaughter of Centralia... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 39.99
Discrete Fracture Network Modeling of Hydraulic Stimulation describes the development and testing of a model that couples fluid-flow, deformation, friction weakening, and permeability evolution in large, complex two-dimensional discrete fracture networks. The model can be used to explore the behavior of hydraulic stimulation in settings where... more...
- SME 2009; US$ 109.00
For too long, maintenance has been regarded as a "necessary evil" rather than a vital contributor to effective mining operations. Today's enlightened mining managers are realizing that a new approach is urgently needed. Quality maintenance is far too important to be left solely in the hands of maintenance. An integrated, well-understood, companywide... more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 108.95
This book makes Hazardous or Electrical Area Classification simple. In plants processing flammable materials, every effort is made to avoid the escape of such materials and in addition, stringent measures are taken to exclude sources of ignition. A complex array of standards surround this topic which has lead to an overly conservative approach being... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 170.00
Presented in an easy-to-use format, Formulas and Calculations for Drilling Operations is a quick reference for day-to-day work out on the rig. It also serves as a handy study guide for drilling and well control certification courses. Virtually all the mathematics required on a drilling rig is here in one convenient source, including formulas... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 175.00
This book presents both sides of a very controversial subject in today’s media: induced hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” It covers the technology and methods used in hydraulic fracturing in easy-to-understand language, for the engineer and layperson alike, presenting the environmental effects of hydraulic fracturing. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 309.95
The purpose of ground support is to safely maintain excavations for their expected lifespan. The effectiveness of ground support can be seen both in terms of personnel and equipment safety, and in terms of allowing the most economic extraction. Scientists, practitioners and technology developers have contributed to this volume, which covers rock mass... more...