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Journal of Mining
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 618719, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/618719
Research Article

Rock Load Estimation in Development Galleries and Junctions for Underground Coal Mines: A CMRI-ISM Rock Mass Rating Approach

1CSIR-Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research, Dhanbad 826 015, India
2Mining Engineering Department, Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad 826004, India

Received 27 August 2013; Accepted 19 December 2013; Published 9 March 2014

Academic Editor: Manoj Khandelwal

Copyright © 2014 Avinash Paul et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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