An Experimental Study on Infrared Radiation Characteristics of Sandstone Samples Under Uniaxial Loading

  • Liqiang MaEmail author
  • Yao Zhang
  • Kewang Cao
  • Zhongwei Wang
Technical Note


The failure of surrounding strata in the excavation faces is the root cause of some disasters, including roof caving, coal pillar instability, and water inrushes, during the extraction of coal resource. Identifying the abnormal phenomena and precursor information before rock failure forms an important theoretical foundations of achieving safety operation in coal mines. The infrared radiation (IR) on the surface of rock will change during loading process (Luong 1990; Freund et al. 2007; Gong 2013). By monitoring the IR, the deformation and failure characteristics of rock can be obtained (Sheinin and Blokhin 2012; Mineo and Pappalardo 2016; Sun et al. 2017; Fiorucci et al. 2018), reliable information for predicting rock failure precursors may be obtained, as well (Wu et al. 2015; Salami et al. 2017). In addition, the water content affects the IR characteristics during the failure of rock (Liu et al. 2010).

To quantitatively characterize the IR from the rock surface during...


Infrared radiation (IR) Stress rate (SR) Variance of differential infrared image temperature (VDIIT) Control effect Mutation coefficient 



This paper was supported by the National Key Basic Research Program of China (973 Program) (2015CB251600), the National Natural Science Foundation of China (51874280), the State Key Laboratory of Coal Resources and Safe Mining, CUMT (SKLCRSM13X03), the Key Laboratory of Mine Geological Hazards Mechanism and Control (KF2017-02) and the Priority Academic Program Development of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions (PAPD).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Coal Resources and Safe MiningChina University of Mining and TechnologyXuzhouChina
  2. 2.Key Laboratory of Mine Geological Hazards Mechanism and ControlXi’anChina
  3. 3.Tongmei Guodian Tongxin Coal Mine Co., LtdDatongChina
  4. 4.State Key Laboratory for Geomechanics and Deep Underground EngineeringChina University of Mining and TechnologyXuzhouChina
  5. 5.Xi’an University of Science and TechnologyXi’anChina

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