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Aiming at the complex situation of mine underground engineering, this paper is chaos optimization to design 3D visualization simulation system of mine underground engineering, especially to satisfy the basic functions of 3D dynamic system and chaos optimization algorithm. A symmetric manifold algorithm is adopted. Explanations, transformation metho...
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Water inrush disaster is a huge challenge to geotechnical and mining engineering, and easy to induce group death and injury accident. Similar simulation test is the basic method to reproduce the process of water inrush and research mechanism of water inrush disaster. Fluid–solid coupling materials are the key to success of similar simulation test....
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The layout of microseismic monitoring (MSM) station networks is very important to ensure the effectiveness of source location inversion; however, it is difficult to meet the complexity and mobility requirements of the technology in this new era. This paper proposes a network optimization method based on the geometric parameters of the proposed sens...
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Because the current methods used in mining engineering image feature recognition have some problems, such as poor classification accuracy, operation efficiency, and inability to recognize rotation features, in order to promote the development of mineral processing in China and improve resource recovery, simulated annealing algorithm is applied to t...
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Thermokarst lake dynamics, which play an essential role in carbon release due to permafrost thaw, are affected by various geomorphological processes. In this study, we derive a three-dimensional (3D) Stefan equation to characterize talik geometry under a hypothetical thermokarst lake in the continuous permafrost region. Using the Euler equation in...
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1. Chang C., Zoback M. D., Khaksar A. Empirical relations between rock strength and physical properties in sedimentary rocks. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 2006; 51(3–4): 223–237. 2. Freyburg E. Der Untere und mittlere Buntsandstein SW-Thuringen in seinen gesteinstechnicschen Eigenschaften. Berichte der Deutsche. Gesellschaft Geolog...
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Despite being a prominent continental-scale feature, the late Mesoproterozoic North American Midcontinent Rift did not result in the break-up of Laurentia, and subsequently underwent structural inversion. The timing of inversion is critical for constraining far-field effects of orogenesis and processes associated with the rift’s failure. The Keween...
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Este trabalho realiza uma comparação inicial da aplicação da metodologia de Sala de Aula Invertida (Flipped Classroom) em uma Unidade Curricular ministrada no âmbito do Curso de Engenharia de Minas de uma Universidade Federal situada no Sul do Estado de Minas Gerais, em semestres de ensino presencial e períodos de ensino remoto. Nos dois contextos,...
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Foi realizado umestudocomparativosobre aaplicação da metodologia de Sala de Aula Invertida (FlippedClassroom) em uma Unidade Curricular ministrada no âmbito do Curso de Engenharia de Minas de uma Universidade Federal situada no Sul do Estado de Minas Gerais, em semestres de ensino presencial eperíodos de ensino remoto. Nos dois cenários, a receptiv...
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Description of the course "Cantera de Talentos" prepared by Instituto de Ingenieros de Minas for a selected group of 9th and 10th semester students of the Mining Engineering career from Peruvian Universities.
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In the mining industry, with numerical simulation analysis of stope roof stability, stope exposed area computation, and pillar buckling collapse simulation, backfill body creep damage mechanism research is becoming the most popular method in the field of backfill mining techniques. In this paper, we first summarized and analyzed the current applica...
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Building capacity in Mining Engineering is challenging and complex as it demands continuous up-to-date, sustainable practices, appropriate technologies to fulfil the supply and scarcity of raw materials, including the substitution of critical raw materials. Education and research in Mining Engineering at the University of Porto, Portugal, is commi...
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This research proposes an alternative to the academic evaluation system, in the School of Engineering in Mines, of the University of Azuay (Ecuador), due to the Covid-19 pandemic, declared in 2020 by the WHO. Initially, a system was established, in which two components are established -contribution and final-, based on a rating of 50 points. The fi...
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The Krauklis wave is a slow dispersive wave, generated in fluid‐filled fractures. By analyzing the resonant frequency and quality factor of the Krauklis wave, the fracture dimension and fluid properties can be estimated. However, the accuracy of the estimation of fracture dimension and fluid properties depends on deciphering factors affecting the K...
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This article highlights some successes as achieved with an extended Science Foundation Provision Programme for first-year engineering students at the University of South Africa’s Science and Engineering School in Johannesburg. The learners were mainly from disadvantaged environments. Strategies ranged from upgradation of study material, intensive m...
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The application of Geographic Information System continues to increase rapidly as technology develops. Without realizing it, humans have depended on this system in their daily lives, such as ordering an online motorcycle taxi, looking for someone's current location, or seeing the point of location they want to visit. Not only on a large scale, this...
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As expedições realizadas no século XIX, período de sistematização de várias ciências incluindo a Geografia, produziram documentos históricos com análises fundamentadas no conhecimento antropológico e natural. Diante disso, o objetivo desse ensaio é apresentar as contribuições da obra Viagens aos Planaltos do Brasil, publicada por Richard Francis Bu...
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The behavior of soil either as a building material or as a load receiver is particularly important and presents a paramount significance in both infrastructure and building construction. Geotechnical engineering has shown a rapid development over the last fifty years and holds a prominent position in all scientific fields of engineers. This paper m...
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Determining the presence or absence of a past long-lived lunar magnetic field is crucial for understanding how the Moon's interior and surface evolved. Here, we show that Apollo impact glass associated with a young 2 million-year-old crater records a strong Earth-like magnetization, providing evidence that impacts can impart intense signals to samp...
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With the continuous development and progress of the mining industry, various technologies in mining engineering have gradually developed towards the intelligent stage, and the ventilation system is no exception. Since ancient times, mine ventilation has been a necessary part of mining engineering, and so the optimization of mine ventilation undoubt...
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Nowadays we live in a society with a steadily increasing awareness for the environment on the one hand and a high enthusiasm for new technologies on the other hand. However, the awareness for raw materials and their role in a circular economy is rather low in the general public. This leads to two future challenges: the demand for raw materials incr...
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This project has as general objective to determine the relationship that exists between university students of the School of Mining Engineering and the proficiency of the communicative and technical English language, becoming familiar with innovations in extractive technologies during their academic preparation for their professional development in...
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The successful implementation of Spectral Matching Measures (SMMs) often plays a crucial role in material discrimination and classification using hyperspectral dataset. The commonly exploited SMMs, such as Spectral Angle Mapper (SAM), Spectral Information Divergence (SID), and their hybrid, i.e., SIDSAMtan, show limited discrimination ability while...
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An important aspect of volcanic hazard assessment is determination of the level and character of background activity at a volcano so that deviations from background (called unrest) can be identified. Here, we compile the instrumentally recorded eruptive and noneruptive activity for 161 US volcanoes between 1978 and 2020. We combine monitoring data...
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In this book, we have tried to acquaint the readers with the generalities of productivity as well as the types of indicators of productivity and productivity improvement in mines. The present book is organized in four chapters. Chapter One The generalities of the subject of productivity Chapter 2 Types of productivity indicators and measurement of...
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This study revisits the use of surface weather observations from the NOAA Integrated Surface Database to examine the most recent dust trends and climate drivers in the context of multidecadal dust variability, following a critical assessment of the data completeness, temporal continuity, and cross-variable consistency of horizontal visibility and p...
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In geological remote sensing approaches for estimating evapotranspiration, METRIC method is among the most modern and precise approaches that many positive experiments have been reported regarding its applicability. In this study, the value of actual evapotranspiration (ET) occurred in Marvdasht farmlands, Fars province, Iran, was calculated instan...
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The mining industry has booming all over the world including developing countries such as Indonesia. Occupational safety and health was the main issue related to mining industry workers. As mining engineering students who will work in the mining industry field, it was important to identify the readiness of the students work in the mining industry f...
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The Diploma in Mining Engineering Study Program at Padang State University is a vocational education at the diploma three (D3) and has been around since 2001. The graduates have worked in various places, both in mining companies and in government, as civil servants and entrepreneurs. The educational process has always been carried out following dev...
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Estimating groundwater inflows in rock deep tunnels is critical to the safety of personnel constructing the tunnel and the cost of construction. This paper presents two case studies for estimating steady-state groundwater inflows into deep rock tunnels. The case studies included the Chattahoochee and Nancy Creek tunnels. In this paper, statistical...
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Explicit dynamic analysis has been conducted using the ABAQUS/CAE, a finite element program, on one-way normal-reinforced concrete (NRC) slabs. Time-dependent blast pressure, P(t), has been modeled following the empirical relationships from the literature. The values of the incident overpressure have been taken from the blast tests conducted on fou...
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Preface As when I was a co-organizer of Ni-Co 2013, the Markets, Mineral Processing, Extractive Metallurgy, Recycling and Physical Metallurgy of Nickel and Cobalt have been a focus of activity for both TMS EPD and MetSoc of CIM. As such, these two metals have evolved significantly since ancient times. Then, they were both named after unidentifiable...
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The first references to the presence of ichnofossils in the Brazilian sedimentary basins date back to the late nineteenth century, taking a boost only after 1950s. This was mainly due to the progressive increase of interest in their study by paleontologists and stratigraphers to help them in the development of the ancient sedimentation environments...
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Lakes and drained lake basins (DLBs) together cover up to ∼80% of the western Arctic Coastal Plain of Alaska. The formation and drainage of lakes in this continuous permafrost region drive spatial and temporal landscape dynamics. Postdrainage processes including vegetation succession and permafrost aggradation have implications for hydrology, carbo...
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Study of the Quaternary Deposits at the East and West Shoulders of Mosul Dam Using Azimuthal 2D Resistivity Imaging Mahmood Salman Al-Fadhel Marwan Mutib Reservoir Engineering Dept. Petroleum & Refining Engineering Dept. Coll. of Petroleum and Mining Engin. Coll. of Petroleum and Mining Engin. University of Mosul University of Mosul ABSTRACT The...
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NASA’s Artemis program aims to return humans to the Moon sustainably and efficiently by using new and improved technology, which is based on the concept of generating products with local materials, a practice called In Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU). Regolith excavation is the fundamental step in the ISRU chain to produce local commodities, such...
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گردشگری معدن یکی از جدیدترین حوزه‌های گردشگری طبیعت یا همان ژئوتوریسم است که می‌تواند تجربه‌ای جدید و هیجان‌انگیز برای گردشگران رقم بزند. در واقع گردشگری معدن شکل دیگری از گردشگری است که سوژه‌های جدیدی برای کشف و لذت بردن در اختیار گردشگر خاص خود قرار می‌دهد. به منظور آینده پژوهی در حوزه گردشگری می‌توان به خیال¬نگاری آگاهانه، سناریو¬سازی، مدل¬سازی...
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Innovations in Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy have propelled civilization by creating new and improved High Tech and Critical Metals and the very industries that produce them. This presentation will outline the role of Innovation and cite several historical examples such as the Bayer and Hall Heroult processes, Cyanidation, Froth Flot...
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The pandemic forced all businesses globally to rethink operations. Higher education institutions experienced similar disruptions, especially those with large cohorts of foreign students. The technology employed in the mining industries, it is evolving rapidly and requires novel and more specialized expertise in the face of an impending skilled labo...
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The inclusion of computer mediation and distance education has influenced the training of future mining engineers in Kuzbass universities. This study investigates the issues of students’ interaction in multicultural groups within Computer Supported Collaborative Learning. CSCL served as a conceptual framework to guide the presented study. Forty-eig...
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Effect of binder and drum speed on balling of hematitic fines Fernando R. Cunha; J. A. Medeiros da Luz*; Pedro H. Neuppmann Department of Mining Engineering, Federal University of Ouro Preto 35400-000, Ouro Preto — MG, Brazil. (*) jaurelio@ufop.edu.br ABSTRACT Determination of the main physical properties of pellets is of great industrial importa...
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In line with the person-centered approach, the article deals with the 'competitive ability' of the future mining engineer from psychological and pedagogical points of view. The axiological and personal agency criteria of competitiveness are accentuated. The role of self-esteem in the system of value-oriented and motivational parameters of the compe...
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Purpose. To put forward the concept of machine learning and deep learning approach in Mining Engineering in order to get high accuracy in separating mine microseismic (MS) event from non-useful events such as noise events blasting events and others. Methods. Traditionally applied methods are described and their low impact on classifying MS events i...
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Engineering Geophysics is the geophysical scientific discipline concerned about the application of different and various geophysical methods for engineering purposes. This represents the application of Electrical, Magnetic, Gravity, GPR, Electromagnetic, radiometric, or other geophysical methods to detect the subsurface geological situation and pro...
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A finite element model is developed in ABAQUS/CAE to simulate the behavior of one-way reinforced concrete slabs under air-blast loading. Several published empirical equations have been utilized to model air-blast pressure, P(t), for different combinations of the explosive charges and standoff distances. The values of the peak overpressure have been...
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Carbonate reservoirs significantly contribute to exploitation. Due to their strong heterogeneity, it is of great significance to study core seepage capacity and gas-water two-phase flow of reservoirs with various pore structures under different stresses for productivity prediction, gas reservoir development, and reservoir protection. We utilize mic...
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The Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) has been providing global observations of SO2 pollution since 2004. Here we introduce the new anthropogenic SO2 vertical column density (VCD) dataset in the version 2 OMI SO2 product (OMSO2 V2). As with the previous version (OMSO2 V1.3), the new dataset is generated with an algorithm based on principal componen...
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Event-based landslide inventories are important for analyzing the relationship between the intensity of the trigger (e.g., rainfall, earthquake) and the density of the landslides in a particular area as a basis for the estimation of the landslide probability and the conversion of susceptibility maps into hazard maps required for risk assessment. Th...
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The estimation of the volume of volcanic flows during an ongoing eruption is challenging but this information is crucial for improving risk assessment and for forecasting future events. Although previous studies have shown the ability of TanDEM-X satellite data to derive the thickness and the volume of lava flow fields during effusive eruptions, th...
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Fluid‐filled volumes in geological systems can change the local stress field in the host rock, and may induce brittle deformation as well as crack propagation. Although the mechanisms relating fluid pressure perturbations and seismicity have been widely studied, the fluid‐solid interaction inside the crack of a host rock is still not well understoo...
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Volcanic emissions are a critical pathway in Earth's carbon cycle. Here, we show that aerial measurements of volcanic gases using unoccupied aerial systems (UAS) transform our ability to measure and monitor plumes remotely and to constrain global volatile fluxes from volcanoes. Combining multi-scale measurements from ground-based remote sensing, lo...
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The research featured the contribution of prominent mining engineers to the development of the coal industry of the USSR and Russia. The research objective was to identify innovative results of the outstanding Soviet mining engineers and their influence on the intensification of all processes associated with coal mining. The methodological basis of...
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More information: http://www.groundwater.com.au/events/1166 ABSTRACT How water is stored and seeps below the ground is critical for mining of minerals and coal. Mining extracts relatively small volumes of water and adds high economic value (1). Mining of metal ores and coal accounts for only 2.6% and 0.9% respectively, of water consumption in Austr...
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Startups, from a dream and hope to a public policy, an understanding of how we can define a country strategy in order to promote an efficient public policy through startups; trying to create a doble jump, to impact poverty and create new frontiers of possibilities.
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Soil gradation is an important characteristic for soil mechanics. Traditionally soil gradation is performed by sieve analysis using a sample from the field. In this research, we are interested in the application of hyperspectral remote sensing to characterize soil gradation. The specific objective of this work is to explore the application of hyper...
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Pillars are essential components of underground mining production. Sizing and positioning pillars are critical for mining Engineers. This course is about sizing and positioning pillars in underground mining.
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MINER WITH A HEART OF GOLD is a biography of my late father. Frank White was best known as a mineral science and engineering educator in the mid 20th century. His career began in the gold mines of Western Australia during the 1930s, following which he set up the Fiji department of mines (and carried out the first geological survey of the main isl...
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Industrial attachments were added to the engineering academic curriculum at the Polytechnic to ensure students are industry-ready when they graduate. The question that arises is how effective are these industrial attachments to the students. Present study seeks to address this question through a survey questionnaire utilizing a Likert Scale with “1...
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Marble Quarrying is the most challenging operation from the Dimensional stone Quarry Categories. It is highly affected by geological discontinuities which affect the quality of the Marble blocks such as, micro and macro fractures, joints, cavities, mudstones, and contact zones). In this study, a total of 135 samples of primary volume cut and its re...
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Description Hydro-Geo-Engineering: Calculations and Simulations explains how to develop effective quantitative solutions for applications in hydrogeology and Geological Engineering. The book's author provides a systematic, hands-on approach to illustrate how hydrogeological/geological Engineering concepts are translated into quantitative engineerin...
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Over the years, China's mining efforts of mineral resources has been continuously strengthened, and more and more complex mining has been mined by people, providing a large number of raw materials for China's industrial production. However, because some mines are loose managed and there is no unified control system, many mines may cause safety prob...
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A flyer describing the main syllabus and other relevant aspects of the MSc in Mining Engineering at the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena. In Spanish.
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Pakistan has not developed its mining sector to its full potential. This is despite its quality mineral resources. Mining in Pakistan is mostly 'artisanal' and 'small-scale', and for this to change, the country must develop the skills to support a flourishing formal sector of significance in the twenty-first century. Pakistan has good quality unive...
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is bonafied work carried out by SHIVARAJ CHOUTAGI 1AY16MI035 in partial fulfillment for the award of degree of Bachelor of Engineering in Mining of the Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi during the year 2019-2020. It is certified that all corrections/suggestions indicated for internal assessment have been incorporated in the report sub...
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This chapter deals with the integration of Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) elements into academic mining education. The focus lies on the didactical approach within the EU-funded MiReBooks (Mixed Reality Books) project. The project aims to develop a series of AR- and VR-based interactive mining manuals as a new digital standard for higher edu...