Design and Realization of Mine Water-Inrush Visualization Simulation System
There exists a high risk of water-inrush in mining activities. Therefore, it is critical to develop a conceptual model of Mine Water-inrush, especially for the underground environment. The general structure of Mine Water-inrush Simulation System consists of core network, the underground monitoring network, and the operational system. Through the application of data processing system, simulation system and the application system, the original data can be processed. The results is then passed to the operators and managers, which require them increase the understanding of factors leading to accidents and consequently take action to improve mining safety. This new water-inrush model captures three characteristics to regard the mine water-inrush: the inrush sources, inrush process, and submerging process. Virtual length has been applied to the model, which is combined with a Traversal Algorithm, can be used to calculate the area of increased influence over time for each process. Based on the collected data from a real mine, the underground excavations and a virtual water-inrush disaster process were simulated, which shows that the system operates reliably.
Y. D. Zhou et al., "Design and Realization of Mine Water-Inrush Visualization Simulation System", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 383-390, pp. 6632-6640, 2012