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ICURMMS 2018 : 20th International Conference on Underground Rock Mechanics and Mine Stability

London, United Kingdom
July 26 - 27, 2018

Conference Code: 18UK07ICURMMS

International Research Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICURMMS 2018: 20th International Conference on Underground Rock Mechanics and Mine Stability aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Underground Rock Mechanics and Mine Stability. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Underground Rock Mechanics and Mine Stability.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Underground Rock Mechanics and Mine Stability are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICURMMS 2018 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Underground Rock Mechanics and Mine Stability. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   March 30, 2018
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   April 15, 2018
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   June 26, 2018
Conference Dates   July 26 - 27, 2018

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Shear Modulus Degradation of a Liquefiable Sand Deposit by Shaking Table Tests
Henry Munoz, Muhammad Mohsan, Takashi Kiyota
2) Considerations for Effectively Using Probability of Failure as a Means of Slope Design Appraisal for Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Rock Masses
Neil Bar, Andrew Heweston
3) Physical and Mechanical Phenomena Associated with Rock Failure in Brazilian Disc Specimens
Hamid Reza Nejati, Amin Nazerigivi, Ahmad Reza Sayadi
4) Anisotropic Total Fractional Order Variation Model in Seismic Data Denoising
Jianwei Ma, Diriba Gemechu
5) Cloudburst-Triggered Natural Hazards in Uttarakhand Himalaya: Mechanism, Prevention, and Mitigation
Vishwambhar Prasad Sati
6) Geoelectical Resistivity Method in Aquifer Characterization at Opic Estate, Isheri-Osun River Basin, South Western Nigeria
B. R. Faleye, M. I. Titocan, M. P. Ibitola
7) Regional Low Gravity Anomalies Influencing High Concentrations of Heavy Minerals on Placer Deposits
T. B. Karu Jayasundara
8) Comparison of Different Techniques to Estimate Surface Soil Moisture
S. Farid F. Mojtahedi, Ali Khosravi, Behnaz Naeimian, S. Adel A. Hosseini
9) Selection of Rayleigh Damping Coefficients for Seismic Response Analysis of Soil Layers
Huai-Feng Wang, Meng-Lin Lou, Ru-Lin Zhang
10) Kirchhoff’s Depth Migration over Heterogeneous Velocity Models with Ray Tracing Modeling Approach
Alok Kumar Routa, Priya Ranjan Mohanty
11) An Experimental Study to Mitigate Swelling Pressure of Expansive Tabuk Shale, Saudi Arabia
A. A. Embaby, A. Abu Halawa, M. Ramadan
12) Mapping of Alteration Zones in Mineral Rich Belt of South-East Rajasthan Using Remote Sensing Techniques
Mrinmoy Dhara, Vivek K. Sengar, Shovan L. Chattoraj, Soumiya Bhattacharjee
13) Precipitation Intensity: Duration Based Threshold Analysis for Initiation of Landslides in Upper Alaknanda Valley
Soumiya Bhattacharjee, P. K. Champati Ray, Shovan L. Chattoraj, Mrinmoy Dhara
14) A Simple and Empirical Refraction Correction Method for UAV-Based Shallow-Water Photogrammetry
I GD Yudha Partama, A. Kanno, Y. Akamatsu, R. Inui, M. Goto, M. Sekine
15) Simulation Study of Asphaltene Deposition and Solubility of CO2 in the Brine during Cyclic CO2 Injection Process in Unconventional Tight Reservoirs
Rashid S. Mohammad, Shicheng Zhang, Sun Lu, Syed Jamal-Ud-Din, Xinzhe Zhao

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