• The University of Western Australia (M600), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Crawley

    Australia

  • Fairway Entrance 3, Civil and Mechanical Engineering Building

    6009 Crawley

    Australia

  • The University of Western Australia (M600), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 346 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
19982022
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Research Output 1998 2019

A community based seismic system for obtaining regional and local seismic data of strategic importance

Wesseloo, J., Hudyma, M. R. & Harris, P., 2011, Proceedings of the Fourth International Seminar on Strategic versus Tactical Approaches in Mining. Perth, Western Australia: Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Vol. 1. p. 159-168

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

A facility for testing of stope support under realistic 'rockburst' conditions

Ortlepp, W. D., Wesseloo, J. & Stacey, T. R., 2001, Dynamic rock mass response to mining. van Aswegen, G., Durrheim, R. J. & Ortlepp, W. D. (eds.). Johanesburg ed. Johannesburg, South Africa: South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Vol. 1. p. 197-204

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

19 Citations (Scopus)

A mathematical model for the strain-rate dependent stress-strain response of HDPE geomembranes

Wesseloo, J., Visser, A. T. & Rust, E., 2004, In : Geotextiles and Geomembranes. 22, p. 273-295

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geomembranes
geomembrane
Polyethylene
High density polyethylenes
strain rate
526 Downloads (Pure)

An Extended Conceptual Model of Caving Mechanics

Cumming-Potvin, D. J., 2018, (Unpublished)

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

File
caving
mechanics
cave
damage
industry
14 Citations (Scopus)

An interpretation of ground support capacity submitted to dynamic loading

Potvin, Y., Wesseloo, J. & Heal, D., 2010, Proceedings of the Fifth International Seminar on Deep and High Stress Mining. Van Sint Jan, M. & Potvin, Y. (eds.). Santiago, Chile ed. Crawley, Western Australia: Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Vol. 1. p. 251-272

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Application of the limit equilibrium strength to the seismic assessment of shear related seismicity

Jarufe Troncoso, J. A., Potvin, Y. & Wesseloo, J., 2012, Proceedings of the Sixth International Seminar on Deep and High Stress Mining. Perth: Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Vol. 1. p. 389-400

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

4 Citations (Scopus)

A Reconsideration of the Extension Strain Criterion for Fracture and Failure of Rock

Wesseloo, J. & Stacey, T. R., 2016, In : Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 49, 12, p. 4667-4679

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rocks
rock
fracture initiation
Excavation
excavation

A re-evaluation of the conceptual model of caving mechanics

Cumming-Potvin, D., Wesseloo, J., Jacobsz, S. W. & Kearsley, E., 2018, Caving 2018: Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Block and Sublevel Caving. Potvin, Y. & Jakubec, J. (eds.). Perth: Australian Centre for Geomechanics, p. 179-190

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Open Access
caving
mechanics
cave
centrifuge
evaluation

A risk-based approach to ground support design

Joughin, W. C., Muaka, J. J., Mpunzi, P., Sewnun, D. & Wesseloo, J., 2016, Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Ground Support in Mining and Underground Construction . Nordlund, E., Jones, T. H. & Eitzenberger, A. (eds.). Lulea University of Technology, 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

excavation
rockfall
rock
damage
cost
18 Citations (Scopus)

A risk consequence approach to open pit slope design

Steffen, O. K., Terbrugge, P. J., Wesseloo, J., Venter, J. & Stacey, T. R. (ed.), 2006, In : The South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Journal.. 106, July, p. 503-511

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision trees
Risk assessment
risk assessment
methodology
decision
4 Citations (Scopus)

A spatially focused clustering methodology for mining seismicity

Woodward, K., Wesseloo, J. & Potvin, Y., 8 Jan 2018, In : Engineering Geology. 232, p. 104-113 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

seismicity
methodology
Clustering algorithms
Spatial distribution
Hazards

Assessing the state of the rock mass in operating block caving mines: A review

Cumming-Potvin, D. & Wesseloo, J., 2014, Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Block and Sublevel Caving. Santiago, Chile: University of Chile, Vol. 1. p. 118 - 127

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Assessment of re-entry analysis procedures at an Australian Mine

Pope, N., Wesseloo, J. & Owen, M., 2011, Proceedings of the Fourth International Seminar on Strategic versus Tactical Approaches in Mining. Perth, Western Australia: Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Vol. 1. p. 141-157

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

A technique to determine systematic shifts in microseismic databases

Morkel, I. G. & Wesseloo, J., 2017, Deep Mining 2017: Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Deep and High Stress Mining. Wesseloo, J. (ed.). Perth, Australia: Australian Centre for Geomechanics, p. 105-116

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Open Access
industry
back analysis
source parameters
seismic response
artifact

Construction of a damage risk model for footwall drifts

Andrijasevich, J., Basarir, H. & Wesseloo, J., 9 Apr 2019, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Mining Geomechanical Risk. Wesseloo, J. (ed.). Perth: Australian Centre for Geomechanics, p. 273-288 1905-15

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Open Access
Economics
Shareholders
Patient rehabilitation
Probability distributions
Costs
1 Citation (Scopus)

Development of an integrated geotechnical database and associated analysis tools for excavation design in seismically active underground mines

Goulet, A., Grenon, M., Woodward, K., Wesseloo, J. & Morissette, P., 1 Jan 2018, Proceedings of the 52nd US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium, 2018 American Rock Mechanics Association. United States: American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

excavation
Excavation
Rocks
rocks
rock quality designation

Developments in Open Cut Mining

Dight, P., Douglas, B., Henley, K., Lumley, G., Mcaree, P. R., Miller, D., Saydan, S., Topal, E., Wesseloo, J. & Williams, D. J., 2013, Australasian Mining and Metallurgical Operating Practices. Rankin, W. J. (ed.). Third Monograph 28 ed. Australia: Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, p. 47-80

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperOther chapter contribution

67 Citations (Scopus)

Discriminant models of blasts and seismic events in mine seismology

Dong, L. J., Wesseloo, J., Potvin, Y. & Li, X. B., 2016, In : International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 86, p. 282-291 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

75 Citations (Scopus)
Discriminators
Logistics
logistics
Classifiers
probability density function
1 Citation (Scopus)

Empirical methods for assessment of seismic system sensitivity

Wesseloo, J., 2011, MINING TECHNOLOGY: TRANSACTIONS OF THE INSTITUTE OF MATERIALS, MINERALS AND MINING. SECTION A. United Kingdom: Maney Publishing, p. 105-111

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperOther chapter contribution

Empirical methods for the assessment of seismic system sensitivity

Wesseloo, J., 2010, Proceedings of the Fifth International Seminar on Deep and High Stress Mining. Van Sint Jan, M. & Potvin, Y. (eds.). Santiago, Chile ed. Crawley, Western Australia: Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Vol. 1. p. 239-248

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Evaluation of the adjusted rockburst damage potential method for dynamic ground support selection in extreme rockburst conditions

Duan, W., Wesseloo, J. & Potvin, Y., 2015, Proceedings of the International Seminar on Design Methods in Underground Mining. Perth, Western Australia: ACG, Vol. 1. p. 399-418

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

7 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of the spatial variation of b-value

Wesseloo, J., 2014, Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Vol. 1. p. 139-148

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

rock mass response
spatial variation
metallurgy
hazard assessment
automation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Fracture banding in caving mines

Cumming-Potvin, D., Wesseloo, J., Jacobsz, S. W. & Kearsley, E., 2016, In : Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. 116, 8, p. 753-761

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Caves
caving
cave
damage
Centrifuges
8 Citations (Scopus)

Grid-based analysis of seismic data

Wesseloo, J., Woodward, K. & Periera, J., 1 Oct 2014, Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. South Africa: South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Vol. 114. p. 815-822

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

rock mass response
seismic data
induced seismicity
seismology
metallurgy

Highlighting and quantifying seismic data quality concerns

Morkel, G., Wesseloo, J. & Harris, P., 2015, Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium on Field Measurements in Geomechanics. Perth: Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Vol. 1. p. 539-549

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Improving Seismic Risk Management in Hardrock Mines

Potvin, Y. & Wesseloo, J., 2013, Proceedings of the Eighth International Symposium on Rockbursts and Seismicity in Mines. Russia: Geophysical Survey of Russian Academy of Sciences, Vol. 1. p. 371-386

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

13 Citations (Scopus)

In situ stresses in mining areas in South Africa

Stacey, T. R. & Wesseloo, J., 1 Dec 1998, In : Journal of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. 98, 7, p. 365-368 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

in situ stress
stress measurement
Stress measurement
Excavation
stress field
20 Citations (Scopus)

Investigating the Potential for Locating Trapped Miners Using a Pre-existing Microseismic Monitoring System

Cumming-Potvin, D., Wesseloo, J., Potvin, Y. & Green, M., 2013, Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Rockbursts and Seismicity in Mines. Russia: Geophysical Survey of Russian Academy of Sciences, Vol. 1. p. 145-156

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Investigation into the stability of regional pillars in a wide orebody at depth

Joughin, W. C., Wesseloo, J., Petho, S. Z. & Naismith, A., 2005, Best practices in rock engineering. Malan, F. (ed.). Mintek, Randburg, South Africa ed. South Africa: South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Vol. S41. p. 1-17

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Microseismic monitoring of hard rock mine slopes

Wesseloo, J. & Sweby, G. J., 2008, Proceedings of 1st Southern Hemisphere International Rock Mechanics Symposium. Potvin, Y., Carter, J., Dyskin, A. & Jeffrey, R. (eds.). Perth, Australia ed. Nedlands, Australia: Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Vol. -. p. 433-450

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Modelling cave mining in the geotechnical centrifuge

Jacobsz, S. W., Kearsley, E., Cumming-Potvin, D. & Wesseloo, J., 2018, Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Volume 2: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics (ICPMG 2018), July 17-20, 2018, London, United Kingdom. McNamara, A., Divall, S., Goodey, R., Taylor, N., Stallebrass, S. & Panchal, J. (eds.). CRC Press, p. 809-814 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

centrifuge
cave
modeling
rock
centrifugal model test

Numerical simulations of a centrifuge model of caving

Cumming-Potvin, D., Wesseloo, J., Pierce, M., Garza-Cruz, T., Bouzeran, L., Jacobsz, S. W. & Kearsley, E., 2018, Caving 2018: Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Block and Sublevel Caving. Potvin, Y. & Jakubec, J. (eds.). Australia: Australian Centre for Geomechanics, p. 191-206

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Open Access
caving
centrifuge
simulation
cave
calibration
10 Citations (Scopus)
rock mass response
Blasting
blasting
Rocks
seismicity

Practical Stope Reconciliation in Large-scale Operations Part 2, Olympic Dam, South Australia

Potvin, Y., Grant, D., Mungur, G., Wesseloo, J. & Kim, Y., 2016, Seventh International Conference & Exhibition on Mass Mining  (MassMin 2016). Carr, C. & Chitomobo, G. (eds.). Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, p. 501-509 9 p. 174

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Dams
Blasting
Dilution
Rocks
7 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting the stability of rockpasses from the geological structure

Stacey, T. R., Wesseloo, J. & Bell, G., 1 Dec 2005, In : Journal of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. 105, 11, p. 803-808 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gold mines
geological structure
Rocks
Mineral industry
gold mine

Properties of Large-scale Geological Features and Seismic Responses Affecting Strainburst Potential in Deep Underground Mines

Goulet, A., Grenon, M., Woodward, K., Wesseloo, J. & Morissette, P., Nov 2018. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference presentation/ephemera

geological feature
seismic response
spalling
rockburst
safety

Results from Physical Models of Block Caving

Cumming-Potvin, D., Wesseloo, J., Jacobsz, S. W. & Kearsley, E., 2016, 7th International Conference and Exhibition on Mass Mining Proceedings. Ross, I. & Sainsbury, B-A. (eds.). Victoria, Australia: Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, p. 329-340

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Risk as a rock Engineering design Criterion

Wesseloo, J., Stacey, T. R. & Terbrugge, R. J., 2007, International Seminar on Deep and High Stress. Potvin, Y. H. & J. Stacey, T. R. (eds.). Quebec City, Canada ed. Perth Australia: Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Vol. V1. p. 17-23

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Rock mass damage in hard rock open pit mine slopes

Wesseloo, J. & Dight, P., 2009, 2009 International Symposium on Rock Slope Stability in Open Pit and Civil Engineering. Read, J. R. (ed.). Santiago, Chile ed. Santiage, Chile: University de los Andes, Chile, Vol. CD ROM. p. 7 pp

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

South Deep Gold Mine Regional Pillar Modelling Part II - Non-linear modelling of the Pillar Behaviour.

Wesseloo, J. & Joughin, W. C., 2007, International Seminares on Deep and High Stress. Potvin, Y., Hadjigeorgiou, J. & Stacey, T. R. (eds.). Quebec City, Canada ed. Perth Australia: Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Vol. V1. p. 589 - 597

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Strategic and tactical use of a community based regional seismic monitoring system

Hudyma, M. R. & Wesseloo, J., 2011, Proceedings of the Fourth International Seminar on Strategic versus Tactical Approaches in Mining. Perth. Western Australia: Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Vol. 1. p. 169-177

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

3 Citations (Scopus)

Temporal Delineation and Quantification of Short Term Clustered Mining Seismicity

Woodward, K., Wesseloo, J. & Potvin, Y., Jul 2017, In : Pure and Applied Geophysics. 174, 7, p. 2581-2599 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The effect of sensor bandwidth limitations on the calculation of seismic hazard for mines

Morkel, I. G. & Wesseloo, J., 15 Nov 2017, Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Rockbursts and Seismicity in Mines. Vallejos, JA. (ed.). Santiago, Chile, p. 42-49 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

seismic hazard
source parameters
sensor
seismic source
assessment method
7 Citations (Scopus)

The in situ stress regime in Southern Africa

Stacey, T. R. & Wesseloo, J., 1 Dec 1999, 20th Century Lessons, 21st Century Challenges.. Vouille, G. & Berest, P. (eds.). p. 1189-1192 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

in situ stress
overburden
stress measurement
geology
Southern Africa

Theoretical investigation of the effect of stress on the performance of support systems based on Rock Mass Rating (RMR) support recommendations

Karakaplan, E., Basarir, H. & Wesseloo, J., 2016, Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Ground Support in Mining and Underground Construction. Nordlund, E., Jones, T. & Eitzenberger, A. (eds.). Lulea University of Technology, 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

rock
effect
recommendation
in situ stress
modeling

The spatial and temporal assessment of clustered and time-dependent seismic responses to mining

Woodward, K. R., Potvin, Y. & Wesseloo, J., 2017, Deep Mining 2017: Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Deep and High Stress Mining. Wesseloo, J. (ed.). Perth, WA: Australian Centre for Geomechanics, p. 157-172

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

seismic response
seismicity
hazard
seismic hazard
excavation

The Spatial Assessment of the Current Seismic Hazard State for Hard Rock Underground Mines

Wesseloo, J., 1 Jun 2018, In : Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 51, 6, p. 1839-1862 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hard rock
seismic hazard
Hazards
Rocks
hazard assessment