Development Status and Prospects of Mine Physical Similar Material Simulation Experiments

  • Wen-bin SunEmail author
  • Fei Zhou
  • Jian-li Shao
  • Hou-qian Du
  • Yan-chao Xue
Original Paper


The development situation of mine physical simulation test is summarized from four aspects: similarity theory of physical simulation test, test means, material selection and monitoring means, which was summarized according to the available data. Analyze the advantages and disadvantages of various loading methods, as well as the application of various experimental equipment, it is believed that experimental equipment should be developed to maximization. Summarizing similar materials from two aspects, we believe that similar materials will develop towards visualization and transparency; the monitoring means are divided into internal testing equipment and external monitoring equipment, and the testing means should be diversified. And small size, light weight, wireless transmission sensor is the development direction of future monitoring sensors.


Similar materials Physical simulation Simulation methods Monitoring systems 



This research was financially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 51404146), China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (Grant No. 2015M572067), Postdoctoral Innovation Project of Shandong Province (Grant No. 152799), Qingdao Postdoctoral Applied Research Project (Grant No. 2015203), AnHui Province Key Laboratory of modern mining engineering Foundation (Grant No. KLMME12101),The Young Teachers’ Growth Program of Shandong Province.

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The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wen-bin Sun
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Fei Zhou
    • 1
  • Jian-li Shao
    • 1
  • Hou-qian Du
    • 1
  • Yan-chao Xue
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Mining and Safety EngineeringShandong University of Science and TechnologyQingdaoChina
  2. 2.Key Laboratory of Modern Mining EngineeringAnhui University of Science and TechnologyHuainanChina

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