Title

Novel Excavation Technologies for Efficient and Economic Surface Mining

Abstract

Ground excavation constitutes a significant component of production costs in any surface mining operation. The excavation process entails material digging and removal in which the equipment motion is constrained by the workspace geometry.

Department(s)

Mining and Nuclear Engineering

Keywords and Phrases

Design; Economic Analysis; Efficiency; Excavation; Implementation; Intelligent Shovel; Kinematics; Mining; Numerical Analysis; Sensors; Surface Mining

Document Type

Report - Technical

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2005 Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee, All rights reserved.

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