On-line Deformation Monitoring of Building Estate Above Mining

  • R. TsvetkovEmail author
  • Igor Shardakov
  • A. Shestakov
  • V. Yepin
Conference paper


Mineral extraction and mine flooding cause rock deformation and subsidence of ground surface. Also it causes deformation and damage to structures and buildings located on this surface. The paper presents deformation monitoring of estate above mining. This system monitors vertical displacement (settlement) of building foundations by the method of hydrostatic leveling. The monitoring data allow to estimate the deformation of buildings and to evaluate changes in the tilt of the ground surface at the location of the buildings. The article presents the results of settlements of the buildings and the tilt of the ground surface over the 2 years of observations. The obtained data are the basis for the analysis of the evolution of deformation parameters, forecast implementation and correction of rock mass behavior models.


Deformation monitoring Ground surface subsidence Hydrostatic level 



Settlement or vertical displacement

\(\delta S_{i,j}\)

Differential settlement between points i and j


Angular distortion







This research was performed under the grant of the Russian Science Foundation (grant № 14-29-00172).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Tsvetkov
    • 1
    Email author
  • Igor Shardakov
    • 1
  • A. Shestakov
    • 1
  • V. Yepin
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Continuous Media Mechanics UB RASPermRussia

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