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American Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture. 2016, 4(2), 50-53
DOI: 10.12691/ajcea-4-2-2
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Seismic Waves Distribution from Blasting in a Rock Massif with One Crack or System of Parallel Fissures

Viktor Boiko1,

1Department of Mining and Geotechnical Engineering, Special Design-Engineering Bureau GEOPHYSICIST, Scientific-Production Enterprise, Kiev, Ukraine

Pub. Date: February 24, 2016

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Viktor Boiko. Seismic Waves Distribution from Blasting in a Rock Massif with One Crack or System of Parallel Fissures. American Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture. 2016; 4(2):50-53. doi: 10.12691/ajcea-4-2-2


Explosive action of cylindrical charge was studied in an anisotropic rock massif which contain cracks or system of parallel fissures. Sound wave theory was used for qualitative pattern of seismic wave distribution around blasting. Results show changing of seismic waves from round to elliptical shape during distribution through rock massif with cracks.

blasting charge seismic wave crack rock massif seismic hazard rock mechanics

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