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Dr. Gauri S. Prasad Singh
Associate Professor
Department of Mining Engineering
gspsingh.min@iitbhu.ac.in
09451828337
Area of Interest: 
Applied Rock Mechanics, Underground Coal Mining, Numerical Simulation of Mining Structures, Rock Instrumentation

 

Degree Year of Award Institution Supervisor Thesis Title

Ph.D.

2008

IIT (ISM), Dhanbad

Prof. U.K. Singh

Cavability Assessment and Support Load Estimation for Longwall Workings in India

  1. Dump Slope Stability
  2. Longwall Face Length Optimisation 
  3. Design of Protective Water Barrier Pillars
  4. Barrier Pillar Design for Deep Longwall Workings 
  5. Design of Depillaring Workings under Partially Soft Overburden 
  6. Simulation of Rock Fracture and Mining Induced Subsidence in Large Extraction Workings 
  7. Improved Modelling of Rock Support Interaction  

UG Courses: 
Underground Coal Mining, Ground Control, Rock Instrumentation

PG Courses:
Applied Rock Mechanics, Numerical Simulation of Mining Structures, Practices of Rock Mechanics Instrumentation 

Publications


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Books


Rock Instrumentation, Proceedings of the technology exchange program, Department of Mining Engineering, IIT (BHU), Varanasi 

R&D Projects


SL. No. Title Sponsoring Agency Project Cost, Rs. in Lakh Role
  1.  

 

Developing Slope Stability Models for Design of Long Term Stable Dump Slopes through proper benching and vegetation- Part B NCL Under Process PI
  1.  
Optimising Design Characteristics of Flyash Mixed Dump Materials for Backfilling and External Dumping in Opencast Mines of NCL
 
NCL Under Process PI
  1.  
Design of Protective Barrier Pillar Against Large Water Head in Underground Coal Mines
 
Coal R&D Under Process PI
  1.  
Development of a modeling approach for three dimensional simulation of progressive roof caving in longwall workings, January 2017 IIT (BHU) Varanasi, Institute Research Project grant Completed PI
  1.  
Numerical Modelling of Jointed Rock Slopes Subjected to Dynamic Loading IIT BHU Completed Co-PI
  1.  
Numerical Simulation of Induced Caving IIT BHU Completed PI
  1.  
Investigation into the loading mechanism of chain pillars and design of longwall panels layouts under high depth of cover
 

 

IIT BHU Completed PI
  1.  
 
Support Design for Longwall Gate Roads Subjected to High Abutment Load
 
 
IIT BHU Completed PI
  1.  
Development of a numerical modelling procedure for simulation of the response of a mining structure under dynamic loading condition

 

IIT BHU Completed PI
  1.  
Numerical Modelling of Rock Bolting for support of Mine Opening
 

 

IIT BHU Completed Co-PI
  1.  
Assessment of Goaf Compaction in Longwall Caving Environment
 
BHU
 
Completed PI
 

Industrial Consultancy Assignments 


1 Scientific study in compliance of CMR 2017 (106) (2) CESC
2 Scientific study on blasting pattern in OB bench of Dipka Expansion project of Dipka area, SECL to prevent cracks in buildings of nearby villages South Eastern Coalfields Limited
3 Scientific study for preparation and formulation of strata control and monitoring plan as per reg. 123 of CMR 2017 for Baherabandh U/G mine, Hasdeo area South Eastern Coalfields Limited
4 Scientific study for preparation and formulation of strata control and monitoring plan in No. 1 seam of Bartunga Hill mine as per Reg. 123 of CMR 2017 South Eastern Coalfields Limited
5 Scientific study and preparation of scientific study report of Chhal, Baroud, Jampali, GP IV/2&3, GP IV/1 and Bijari  OCP of Raigarh area, SECL in compliance of CMR 106 (2). South Eastern Coalfields Limited
6 Scientific Study for Dipka OCP, SECL to work out threshold limit during slope stability monitoring with Radar South Eastern Coalfields Limited
7 Scientific Study for Kushmunda OCP, SECL to work out threshold limit during slope stability monitoring with Radar South Eastern Coalfields Limited
8 Determination/Formulation of SOR (schedule of Rates) for Outsourcing Work of Removal of Overburden, Loading of coal into Tippers/trucks, transportation of coal, wagon loading, drilling in coal strata, crushing of coal by mobile crusher and extraction of coal by surface miner etc. in SECL South Eastern Coalfields Limited
9 Scientific Study of behaviour of roof rock over long standing galleries in Tandsi UG of Kanhan Area, WCL, February 2017 Western Coalfields Limited
10  Consultancy Service for “Study of Slope Stability and Analysis of Existing Internal and External OB Dump of the 05 Opencast projects of NCL Northern Coalfields Limited
11 Scientific study for strata control instrumentation, monitoring, analysis and interpretation of 24LS/19D contiguous depillaring panel of Bhatgaon colliery, Bhatgaon area, SECL South Eastern Coalfields Limited
12 Adoption of Innovative practices for blast optimization in dragline benches of NCL mines, 2013-14 Northern Coalfields Limited
13 Scientific study for assessment of long term stability of standing pillars in C3-C4 districts of Kurja mine, SECL (Min/Cons/13-14/10) South Eastern Coalfields Limited
14 Strata Control Monitoring at Continuous miner district of Sarpi Project, Shyamsunderpur Colliery, Bankola Area, ECL (Project No. ICTC/MIN/Consultancy/2012-13/10) Eastern Coalfields Limited
15 Scientific study for preparation and formulation of strata control and monitoring plan as per reg. 123 of CMR 2017 for Bijuri U/G mine, Hasdeo area South Eastern Coalfields Limited
16 Scientific study for preparation of strata control and monitoring plan as per Reg. 123 of CMR 2017 for Jhiria UG mine of Hasdeo area South Eastern Coalfields Limited
17 Scientific study of slope stability  of Parsa East and Kanta Basan Open cast coal mine Adani
18 Technical study for Utilisation of fly ash mixing with OB and backfilling in Jampali Opencast Project, Raigarh area, SECL South Eastern Coalfields Limited
19 Scientific study at Hirakhand Bundia mine, Orient Area, MCL Mahanadi Coalfields Limited
20 Scientific study of development of cracks and potholes in the area between edges of western quarry and Gandhi Sagar dump to ascertain the exact cause of disturbance in western quarry of Manikpur colliery South Eastern Coalfields Limited
21 Scientific Study for Gevra OCP, SECL to work out threshold limit during slope stability monitoring with Radar South Eastern Coalfields Limited
22 Scientific study of Gevra OCP SECL for planning, design and working in respect to method of working, ultimate pit slope, dump slope and monitoring of slope stability South Eastern Coalfields Limited
23 Scientific study of stability of the barrier pillars between longwall panels in Moonidih XV Seam Gayatri Projects Limited
24 Study of Support Capacity of Longwall panel and cavability analysis of Moonidih XVI Top seam Min/Cons/2014-15/12 dated 25.11.2014 GKC Power Pvt. Ltd
 

Ph.D. Scholars 


Sr. No. Name Enrollment Year Title Progress Role
1. Vikash Srivastava 2014 Development of an Integrated Approach for Mapping of Uncontrolled Underground Coal Fires Thesis Submitted Co-Supervisor
2. Sandeep Kumar Sahoo 2015 Numerical Modelling Study of the Effect of Soft Cover on the Caving Behaviour of Strara and Support Requirements in Bord and Pillar Workings Ongoing  Supervisor
3. Bhaskar Behara 2015 Face Length Optimization for Longwall Working in Indian Geo-Mining Conditions. Ongoing Supervisor
4. Ajeet Yadav 2016 Design of Barrier Pillar for Deep Longwall Workings Ongoing Supervisor
5. Ankush Galav 2017 Design of Protective Barrier Pillar Against Large Water Head in Underground Coal Mines Ongoing Supervisor
6. Gagan Kumar Gupta 2018   Ongoing Co-Supervisor
 

PG Scholars


 
Sr. No. Name Title Progress Role
  1.  
Madhukar Singh Numerical modeling of Rock Blasting Completed Supervisor
  1.  
Ankush Galav Study of Strata Behaviour in Contiguous Seam Depillaring Workings Completed Supervisor
  1.  
Sashikant Support Design in Underground Excavations Completed Supervisor
  1.  
Roshan Kumar Numerical simulation of water seepage and design of safe water barrier pillar for an underground coal mine Completed Supervisor
  1.  
Gyan Prakash Kumar Numerical Simulation of Response of a Rock Slope under Tectonically Induced Seismic Loading Completed Supervisor
  1.  
Sandeep K Prajapati Three Dimensional Simulation of goaf compaction in longwall workings Completed Supervisor
  1.  
Sushant Kumar Jha Numerical Modelling Study for Stability Analysis of a Vertical Shaft Completed Supervisor
  1.  
Sonu Kumar Study of Rational Support Requirement in Bord and Pillar Workings Ongoing Supervisor
  1.  
Samarjeet Kumar Development of a Numerical Modelling Approach for Assessment of Mining Induced Subsidence Ongoing Supervisor
  1.  
Ch. Venkatatesh Engineering Characterisation of Fly-ash Mixed Dump Material Ongoing Co- Supervisor
 
 
  1. Joined as Associate Professor wef 17 November 2016
  2. Convener, Departmental Post Graduate Committee, 2016-17
  3. Member, Departmental committee for distribution of air conditioners, December 2016
  4. Departmental instructor, Turnitin software, October 2016
  5. Member, Departmental committee for write off of examination copies, August 2016
  6. Member, Departmental committee for Evaluation of B.Tech. projects, January 2017
  7. Professor In-charge,, Departmental Stores, Department of Mining Engineering, IIT BHU, 2008-2015
  8. Examination Coordinator, Department of Mining Engineering, IIT BHU, 2012-2015
  9. Member, Departmetal Library Committee, Department of Mining Engineering, IIT BHU, 2013-2014
  10. Warden, Vivekanand Hostel, Institute of Technology, BHU, 2010-12
  11. Member, Departmental Postgraduate Committee, Session 2013-14, Department of Mining Engineering, IIT BHU
  12. Member, Departmental Undergraduate Committee, Session 2014-15, Department of Mining Engineering, IIT BHU
  13. Member, Departmental Postgraduate Committee, Session 2015-16, Department of Mining Engineering, IIT BHU