Journal of Mining Science

, Volume 53, Issue 1, pp 59–64 | Cite as

Pendulum Waves on the Surface of Block Rock Mass under Dynamic Impact

  • N. I. Aleksandrova
Rock Failure


Under numerical investigation is propagation of surface pendulum waves in 3D block medium. The medium is modeled by 3D lattice of masses connected with elastic springs and viscous dampers. The surface vertical pulsed concentrated loading is considered. The displacements and velocities of the surface masses are calculated. The numerical results obtained for the block medium are compared with the similar data on elastic medium and in situ experiments carried out by other researchers.


Lamb’s problem block medium half-space wave motion Rayleigh wave numerical modeling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chinakal Institute of Mining, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesNovosibirskRussia

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