Category: Mining

  • Physics of Coal and Mining Processes by Anatoly D. Alexeev

    By Anatoly D. Alexeev

    Around the realm, on typical, 4 coal miners die for every million lots of coal recovered. enhancing the protection of mining paintings whereas responding to the necessity for elevated coal creation, in spite of the fact that, is most unlikely with no additional improvement of the physics of mining strategies. a comparatively new department of technology, it tackles difficulties that come up in the course of mineral items restoration, relatively questions of safety akin to rock mess ups, coal and fuel outbursts, and methane explosions.

    The first publication to give a unifying technique for addressing difficulties corresponding to outbursts and explosions of methane in coal mining, Physics of Coal and Mining approaches integrates theoretical and experimental learn on coal and bearing rocks and examines the anthropogenic procedures that take place in the course of deep underground mining.

    The e-book summarizes the result of fresh and demonstrated learn, together with reports carried out on the Institute of Physics of Mining approaches of the nationwide Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, headed by way of the writer. Key subject matters coated contain rock mass in multi-component compressive tension fields and section stipulations of methane in coal. The publication additionally examines cutting-edge instrumentation and actual equipment of research, between them x-ray research of coal buildings mixed with computing device simulation and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy mixed with gasoline chromatography.

    Bridging the space among the tutorial thought and the perform of coal mining, the publication proposes novel the way to expect rock mass , keep watch over gas-dynamic phenomena, and estimate secure mining quite a bit. an invaluable reference for scientists, technicians, and engineers operating within the coal undefined, it additionally deals an summary of the physics of mining procedures for college kids pursuing careers within the field.

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  • Water-Based Chemicals and Technology for Drilling, by Johannes Fink

    By Johannes Fink

    Oil and fuel engineers this present day use 3 major components in figuring out drilling fluids: rate, functionality, and environmental impression, making water-based items a way more beautiful alternative. Water-Based chemical substances and expertise for Drilling, of completion, and Workover Fluids successfully provides all of the heritage and infrastructure wanted for an oil and fuel engineer to make use of extra water-based items that gain the complete spectrum of the well’s lifestyles cycle. aiding to mitigate severe good concerns corresponding to formation harm, fluid loss keep an eye on, and borehole fix, extra operators call for to grasp the total collection of water-based items to be had to regularly retain a height good functionality. This must-have education advisor offers the required assurance within the sector, damaged down by way of style and use, in addition to an intensive record of supportive fabrics corresponding to a chemical index of structural formulation and useful record of references for additional studying. as well as knowing the categories, unique ingredients, and chemical compatibilities of the goods to be had, the reader also will research right waste disposal concepts, together with administration of produced water, an element vital to hydraulic fracturing operations. Concise and entire, Water-Based chemical substances and expertise for Drilling, crowning glory, and Workover Fluids information the entire valuable academic content material and convenient references to raise your well’s functionality whereas decreasing your environmental impression.

    • Understand the fundamentals and capabilities on all water-based fluids for drilling, finishing touch, cementing, and more desirable oil restoration operations
    • Get brand new with the starting to be want for water-based fluids in hydraulic fracturing operations together with supportive fabrics equivalent to an index of alternate names, acronyms, and chemicals
    • Stay in charge and recognize the environmental features and present rules, together with disposal and discharge
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  • Money Pits: British Mining Companies in the Californian and by John Woodland

    By John Woodland

    Among 1849 and 1853 stocks in approximately a hundred and twenty public businesses to use the booming goldfields of California and Australia have been provided to the British public. the firms have been jointly capitalised at over £15 million, yet in any case just some £1.75 million used to be truly raised among forty two of them, with just one corporation surviving what the newspapers of the day defined as a ‘gold bubble’. This publication offers an outline of the total bubble occasion, its antecedents and its results. a couple of researchers have investigated an past growth within the mid-1820s to reopen gold and silver mines in Latin the US and several other have studied person corporation operations of that interval. this is often the 1st precise research of the British gold bubble businesses of the 1850s and their involvement within the virtually simultaneous gold rushes on each side of the Pacific Ocean.

    Contents: Preface; an outline of the ‘gold bubble’ businesses; Getting all started: the corporate promoters; Forming the firms; executive regulations and mining legislation; Operations in California; Operations in Australia; Shareholder activists; the single luck tale; The final hurrah; end; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.
    About the writer: After a occupation in geology, the latter half learning previous gold mines as pathfinders to new deposits, John forest became to writing approximately them, particularly the disastrous section of British corporation gold mining within the 1850s, the explanations in the back of its nearly common failure, and what classes have been realized.
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  • Well Logging Manual by Oberto Seera

    By Oberto Seera

    Contents: A. normal information. B. Geology - Petrophysics. C. methods for recording actual parameters. D. Resistivity - Conductivity logging - Electromagnetic wave propagation - Spontaneous strength. E. Magnetic susceptibility. F. Radioactivity logging: traditional radioactivity - Spectrometry of average radioactivity. G. Density dimension - Photoelectric index dimension. H. Neutron logging: Neutron porosity measurements - Spectrometry of precipitated gamma rays - Chlorine logging - Termal neutron die-away measurements - Activation logging I. Nuclear magnetic resonance measurements. J. Acoustic logging: Sonic transit time size - Sonic amplitude and attenuation measurements - good seismic concepts. ok. Dip and borehole-wall photo acquisition - Borehole caliper measurements. L. Temperature dimension. M. Rock and fluid sampling - Formation strain dimension. Bibliography. Index
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  • Tubular String Characterization in High Temperature High by Jiuping Xu

    By Jiuping Xu

    The ebook discusses the characters of tubular strings in HTHP(High Temperature - excessive strain) oil and fuel wells. those characters contain the mechanical habit of tubular strings, the temperature and strain version of tubular strings in several stipulations. for various stipulations, the e-book establishes mathematical versions, and discusses answer life and area of expertise of a few versions, offers algorithms comparable to the several types. The e-book offers numerical experiments to make sure the validity of versions and the feasibility of algorithms, and in addition mentioned the impression of the parameters of types for oil and gasoline wells.
    This ebook is written for researchers and technicians in petroleum and fuel trying out and creation engineering. it's also meant to function a reference booklet for faculty lecturers and students.

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  • Mathematical Methods and Modelling in Hydrocarbon by Armin Iske, Trygve Randen

    By Armin Iske, Trygve Randen

    Hydrocarbon exploration and creation include nice know-how demanding situations for the oil and gasoline undefined. that allows you to meet the world's destiny call for for oil and gasoline, extra technological strengthen is required, which in flip calls for study throughout a number of disciplines, together with arithmetic, geophysics, geology, petroleum engineering, sign processing, and computing device technological know-how. This booklet addresses very important elements and primary recommendations in hydrocarbon exploration and construction. additionally, new advancements and up to date advances within the appropriate study components are mentioned, wherein designated emphasis is put on mathematical tools and modelling. The publication displays the multi-disciplinary personality of the hydrocarbon construction workflow, starting from seismic facts imaging, seismic research and interpretation and geological version construction, to numerical reservoir simulation. quite a few demanding situations in regards to the construction workflow are mentioned intimately. The 13 chapters of this joint paintings, authored by means of foreign specialists from educational and business associations, contain survey papers of expository personality in addition to unique learn articles. huge components of the fabric offered during this ebook have been built among November 2000 and April 2004 in the course of the eu learn and coaching community NetAGES, "Network for automatic Geometry Extraction from Seismic". the recent tools defined listed here are at the moment being applied as software program instruments at Schlumberger Stavanger learn, one of many world's biggest carrier prone to the oil undefined.
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  • Extracting the science : a century of mining research by Jürgen Brune

    By Jürgen Brune

    An authoritative compilation of analysis and an outline of technological achievements written specially for mine operators, researchers, college and scholars of mining education schemes, in addition to for regulators and enforcement agencies--indeed, someone taken with bettering the future health and safeguard of mine employees whereas improving mine productiveness. released to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the United States Bureau of Mines, this quantity provides the newest findings from a hundred and twenty prime mine scientists and working specialists from international locations all over the world. whereas harking back to the earlier, those authors concentration broadly on contemporary advancements and examine, offering insights into the numerous demanding situations and possibilities dealing with the now and within the years forward. contains the most recent on combating catastrophic occasions, resembling fires and significant roof or slope mess ups; supplying sufficient air flow to dilute explosive or poisonous gases and dusts; combating listening to loss; offering emergency communique and lifestyles help for miners trapped underground; constructing education fabrics and guidance for bettering defense, well-being, and productiveness in mines; and a number of alternative severe themes. those study papers additionally disguise a spectrum of cutting edge technical options, together with computer-controlled mining gear, distant tracking of air caliber, and digital truth education systems. Read more...

    content material: part 1. normal mining --
    part 2. Mine productiveness --
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    part four. Mine air flow --
    part five. Training.
    summary: An authoritative compilation of study and an outline of technological achievements written particularly for mine operators, researchers, school and scholars of mining education schemes, in addition to for regulators and enforcement agencies--indeed, somebody excited about enhancing the well-being and security of mine staff whereas improving mine productiveness. released to commemorate the one centesimal anniversary of the USA Bureau of Mines, this quantity provides the most recent findings from a hundred and twenty top mine scientists and working specialists from international locations around the globe. whereas reminiscent of the previous, those authors concentration greatly on modern advancements and study, supplying insights into the various demanding situations and possibilities dealing with the now and within the years forward. comprises the most recent on combating catastrophic occasions, akin to fires and significant roof or slope disasters; offering enough air flow to dilute explosive or poisonous gases and dusts; fighting listening to loss; offering emergency communique and existence help for miners trapped underground; constructing education fabrics and directions for bettering defense, future health, and productiveness in mines; and a number of different severe subject matters. those examine papers additionally conceal a spectrum of cutting edge technical suggestions, together with computer-controlled mining gear, distant tracking of air caliber, and digital truth education platforms
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  • Mining Intelligence and Knowledge Exploration: Second by Rajendra Prasath, Philip O'Reilly, T. Kathirvalavakumar

    By Rajendra Prasath, Philip O'Reilly, T. Kathirvalavakumar

    This ebook constitutes the lawsuits of the second one foreign convention on Mining Intelligence and data Exploration, MIKE 2014, held in Cork, eire, in December 2014. The forty papers provided have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from sixty nine submissions. The papers hide themes similar to info retrieval, characteristic choice, class, clustering, snapshot processing, community defense, speech processing, laptop studying, recommender platforms, common language processing, language, cognition and computation, and company intelligence.

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  • Large Mines and the Community: Socioeconomic and by Gary McMahon, Felix Remy

    By Gary McMahon, Felix Remy

    For hundreds of years, groups were based or formed dependent upon their entry to typical assets and this present day, in our globalizing global, significant ordinary source advancements are spreading to extra distant components. Mining operations are a superb instance: they've got a profound effect on neighborhood groups and are usually the 1st in a distant sector. even if, while an incredible volume has been written in regards to the macroeconomic results of the mining undefined, there was virtually no in-depth research of the great results of enormous mines on their host groups, in particular in constructing nations. during this publication, researchers from Bolivia, Chile, and Peru current and study the environmental, cultural, and socioeconomic results of huge mining operations of their respective nations, in addition to the approaches that ended in the saw results. It offers a case research of the longest continuously working mine on the earth - the Almad?n mercury mine in Spain. It additionally offers an summary of the event of mining groups in Canada, some of the most vital mining nations of the twentieth century. A synthesis bankruptcy attracts jointly innovations for top perform, meant to supply assistance to groups, businesses, and governments for destiny and ongoing mining and different ordinary source advancements.
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