Mining Engineering Dissertations

 

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Dissertations from 2020

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Modeling and optimization of froth flotation of low-grade phosphate ores: Experiments and machine learning, Ashraf Alsafasfeh

Dissertations from 2019

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Multi-body dynamic and finite element modeling of ultra-large dump truck - haul road interactions for machine health and haul road structural integrity, Bruno Ayaga Kansake

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The mechanics of precision presplitting, Anthony Joseph Konya

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Pressure versus impulse graph for blast-induced traumatic brain injury and correlation to observable blast injuries, Barbara Rutter

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The behavior of sUAS under explosive loading conditions and implications for safe operating procedures, Ashok EM Sudhakar

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Investigating blast fume propagation, concentration and clearance in underground mines using computational fluid dynamics (CFD), Raymond Ninnang Tiile

Dissertations from 2018

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The effect of overloading on reliability of wheel loader structural components, Eric Raymond Achelpohl

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Imaging and mitigating karst features, Kenneth Joseph Bansah

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Mitigation of environmental hazards of sulfide mineral flotation with an insight into froth stability and flotation performance, Muhammad Badar Hayat

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A new signal processing method for acoustic emission/microseismic data analysis, Charles Mborah

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Correlation between delay time and measured concentration and concentration uncertainty by neutron activation analysis, James Thomas Seman

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Dragline excavation simulation, real-time terrain recognition and object detection, Godfred Somua-Gyimah

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Discrete element and artificial intelligence modeling of rock properties and formation failure in advance of shovel excavation, Muhammad Waqas

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Computational dynamics and virtual dragline simulation for extended rope service life, Muhammad Wardeh

Dissertations from 2017

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Pillar design for St. Peter sandstone formation, Francis Anohomah Arthur

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Modeling dynamic community acceptance of mining using agent-based modeling, Mark Kofi Boateng

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The influence of caprock on blast fragmentation distribution, Matthew Kurtis Coy

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Characterization and numerical simulation of the microstructural and micromechanical viscoelastic behavior of oil sands using the discrete element method, Eric Kofi Gbadam

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Real-time diesel particulate matter monitoring in underground mine atmospheres, association with the standard method and related challenges, Muhammad Usman Khan

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LHD vibrations analysis and numerical modeling during operations, Kgosietsile Kolobe

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Thermomechanical fatigue life investigation of an ultra-large mining dump truck tire, Wedam Nyaaba

Dissertations from 2016

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Applications of simulation and optimization techniques in optimizing room and pillar mining systems, Angelina Konadu Anani

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Dynamic impact of ageing dump truck suspension systems on whole-body vibrations in high-impact shovel loading operations, Saeid R. Dindarloo

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Modeling explosive lensing on a cylindrical body in air: A first step towards sealing an underwater offshore oil spill, Phillip R. Mulligan

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Cable shovel dipper stress and fatigue failure modeling in formation excavation engineering, Muhammad Azeem Raza

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Subterranean photobioreactors for commercial-industrial scale algal culture, Daniel James Vidt

Dissertations from 2015

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Microstructure and geotechnical properties of St. Peter sandstone in Clayton, Iowa, Amir Hossein Bagherieh

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A novel powder factor based bench blast design method for large surface coal mines, Andrew Clifford Blair

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Analysis of effects of surface roughness and local surface imperfections on measured pressure, Laurin Ashley Bookout

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Describing local community acceptance with discrete choice theory for enhanced community engagement, Sisi Que

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The relative effect of charge dimensions on elastic vibration attenuation and blast-induced seismic energy concepts, Nathan Thomas Rouse

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Numerical study on scaling effects and decoupled network-based simulation of gaseous explosion, Liang Wang

Dissertations from 2013

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Spatial variation of AMD related CO₂ emissions on reclaimed mine spoil, Moagabo Mathiba

Dissertations from 2012

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Underground mine fire simulation using multiscale modeling approach, Xichen Zhang

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Fractal oxidation kinetics and risk evaluation of spontaneous combustion in coal mines, Yutao Zhang

Dissertations from 2011

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Diesel particulate matter dispersion analysis in underground metal/nonmetal mines using computational fluid dynamics, Yi Zheng

Dissertations from 2009

A fuzzy logic based predictor model for disc cutter chip production rate, Oyku Selimoglu

Dissertations from 2008

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Mechanics of dump truck vibrations in high-impact shovel loading operations, Nassib Aouad

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Development of a high-resolution target movement monitoring system for convergence monitoring in mines, Tristan H. Jones

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Design and optimization of abrasive slurry feed system, control circuit and jet drilling tool for mining applications,, Pradeep Nambiath

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Design and evaluation of a virtual reality training system for new underground rockbolters, David Nutakor

Dissertations from 2007

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Dynamic dragline modeling and boom stress analysis for efficient excavation, Nuray Demirel

Use of ground penetrating radar (GPR), reflection seismic and electrical resistivity geophysical methods in detecting geological anomalies for the purposes of safety and exploration at underground and surface mines, Vanja Dezelic

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Analysis of the holistic impact of the hydrogen economy on the coal industry, Shannon Perry Lusk

Dissertations from 2006

Dynamic modeling of cable shovel-formation interactions for efficient oil sands excavation, Kwame Awuah-Offei

A preliminary investigation of the blade formation and cutting process of the linear shaped charges, Seokbin Lim

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An analysis and policy implications of comfort levels of diverse constituents with reported units for blast vibrations and limits: closing the communication gap, Braden Lusk

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Novel method of fragmentation control in explosively loaded metal cylinders, Mark F. C. Schmidt

Discovery of an optimum selective mining unit for a high quality selective deposit, Piotr Szmigiel

Dissertations from 2004

The development of a coal material flow analysis, indicators, and models to facilitate the creation of public policy, Joel R. Warneke

Dissertations from 2003

Strategies for automating open pit mine haulage planning, Terry Alan Bush

Use of data mining techniques for mine machine condition monitoring, Hui Hu

Dissertations from 2001

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Shock wave interactions at explosive/metallic interfaces, Jason Baird

Dissertations from 2000

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Rock toughness and disc cutting, Richard E. Gertsch

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The study and development of a single-stage dewatering and briquetting process for commercial-scale coal fines recovery, Stephen Wai-Sing Kan

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The scale-up behavior of coal logs for the Coal Log Pipeline technology, Bing Zhao

Dissertations from 1996

Repeat shear method for the determination of residual shear strength of rock, Abdul Jaleel Afridi

An investigation of the deformation of underground excavations in salt and potash mines, Sangki Kwon

Waterjet enhanced mechanical excavation for rock, Jian Xu

Dissertations from 1995

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Respirable coal dust control using surfactants - with special emphasis on a liquid spray system, Jin Kim

Effects of spatial positioning and surface characteristics of simulated rock-joints on presplit blasting, Syed M. Tariq

Dissertations from 1993

Three-dimensional elastic analysis of underground openings in isotropic and transversely isotropic rocks using the boundary element method, Mehdi Loloi

Dissertations from 1992

Characterization of pyrite surface and evaluation of effect of absorbed depressants on pyrite flotation, Yungchin Ding

Dissertations from 1991

High pressure water jets in rock excavation, Jianchi Yao

Dissertations from 1989

Development of a geostatistical analysis program for sulphide deposits of southeastern Missouri, Neal Borden Nagel

Abrasive jet cutting and drilling of rock, Sina Yazici

Dissertations from 1988

An advanced implementation of the boundary element method for plane-strain elastoplasticity, Aarao de Andrade Lima

Engineering properties and clay mineralogy of Illinois coal-mine roof shales and underclays, Sanga Tangchawal

Shock losses around underground overcasts, Jerry C. Tien

Dissertations from 1987

Automation of a jumbo drill using electrohydraulic cylinders, Robert Andrew Sickler

Dissertations from 1985

The development of a general equilibrium model to determine the prices for lead and zinc, Karl E. Burgher

Dissertations from 1982

The role of borehole pressure containment on surface ground vibration levels at close scaled distances, Salah Abdulhamid Taqieddin

Dissertations from 1980

Design of longwall systems, Jimmy Dale Cole

Dissertations from 1979

Hybrid simulation of underground trackless equipment, Louis Pierre Gignac

Dissertations from 1978

A total cost approach to mine roof support selection, Wesley Clare Patrick

Dissertations from 1977

Investigation of rock slotting by high pressure water jet for use in tunneling, Ahmed Awaad Saie

Dissertations from 1976

Burden-rock stiffness and its effect on fragmentation in bench blasting, Norman Saylor Smith

Dissertations from 1975

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Optimizing underground, trackless loading and hauling systems, Richard Lee Bullock

Dissertations from 1973

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An investigation of the influence of grain size on stress wave attenuation and dispersion in rock like materials, Narendra Y. B. Choudary

Dissertations from 1972

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The use of shaped explosive charges to investigate permeability, penetration, and fracture formation in coal, dolomite and plexiglas, Calvin J. Konya

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Deformation and fracture of concrete under uniaxial impact loading, Esteban Eulogio Miranda

Dissertations from 1971

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Statistical study of rock drilling by hypervelocity jets from explosive shaped charges, John William Brown

Dissertations from 1970

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Penetration in granite by shaped charge liners of various metals, Hemendra Nath Kalia

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A computer simulation of mine air shaft thermodynamics, Ambyo Sumopandhi Mangunwidjojo

Dissertations from 1969

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Numerical inversion of the Laplace transformation and the solution of the viscoelastic wave equations, Abbas Ali Daneshy

Dissertations from 1967

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An investigation of the creep characteristics of Portland cement mortar under static and dynamic strain, Ikram-ul-Haq Dar

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Centrifugal model study and finite element analysis of stress near a fault, Christopher Haycocks

Dissertations from 1966

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A theoretical approach to the problem of determining ejecta volumes in a gravitational vacuumed half-space, William J. Karwoski

Dissertations from 1965

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An introduction to linear time-variant digital filtering of seismic data, Richard Harold Lassley

Dissertations from 1964

A study of plane and spherical compressional waves in a Voigt viscoelastic medium, Gerald B. Rupert

Dissertations from 1960

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Some physical, chemical, and thermohydrodynamic parameters of explosive ammonium nitrate-fuel oil mixtures, Joseph J. Yancik

Dissertations from 1952

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Shaped charges: Their mechanism and applications in mining, Pranlal Girdharlal Sheth

Dissertations from 1951

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The relationship of regional structural geology to the ore deposits in the southeastern Missouri mining district, Jack Alexander James

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An experimental evaluation of explosives in blasting limestone and granite, Harve Preston Nelson

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The underground electrocarbonization and gasification of mineral fuels, Erich Sarapuu