Volume 13 (2022)
Volume 12 (2021)
Volume 11 (2020)
Volume 10 (2019)
Volume 9 (2018)
Volume 8 (2017)
Volume 7 (2016)
Volume 6 (2015)
Volume 5 (2014)
Volume 4 (2013)
Volume 3 (2012)
Volume 2 (2011)
Volume 1 (2010)
1. Study of Effect of Cooling/Lubricating Fluids, Machining Parameters, and Rock Mechanical Properties on Penetration Rate in Rock Drilling Process

Sh. Khosravimanesh; M. Cheraghi Seifabad; R. Mikaeil; R. Bagherpour

Volume 12, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 825-843


  In most rock drilling operations, the low rate of penetration (ROP) can be primarily attributed to the presence of the cuttings produced during drilling and the thermal stresses caused by friction at the bit-rock interface, which can be exacerbated with the increasing strength, hardness, and abrasivity ...  Read More

2. Investigating and Ranking Blasting Patterns to Reduce Ground Vibration using Soft Computing Approaches and MCDM Technique

D. Mohammadi; R. Mikaeil; J. Abdollahei Sharif

Volume 11, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 881-897


  The blasting method is one of the most important operations in most open-pit mines that has a priority over the other mechanical excavation methods due to its cost-effectiveness and flexibility in operation. However, the blasting operation, especially in surface mines, imposes some environmental problems ...  Read More

3. A Modified Schimazek’s F-abrasiveness Factor for Evaluating Abrasiveness of Andesite Rocks in Rock Sawing Process

J. Ziaei; S. Ghadernejad; A. Jafarpour; R. Mikaeil

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 563-575


  One of the most crucial factors involved in the optimum design and cost estimation of rock sawing process is the rock abrasivity that could result in a significant cost increase. Various methods including direct and indirect tests have been introduced in order to measure rock abrasivity. The Schimazek’s ...  Read More

Rock Mechanics
4. Performance evaluation of chain saw machines for dimensional stones using feasibility of neural network models

J. Mohammadi; M. Ataei; R. Kakaie; R. Mikaeil; S. Shaffiee Haghshenas

Volume 10, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 1105-1119


  Prediction of the production rate of the cutting dimensional stone process is crucial, especially when chain saw machines are used. The cutting dimensional rock process is generally a complex issue with numerous effective factors including variable and unreliable conditions of the rocks and cutting machines. ...  Read More

5. Application of non-linear regression and soft computing techniques for modeling process of pollutant adsorption from industrial wastewaters

A. Aryafar; R. Mikaeil; F. Doulati Ardejani; S. Shaffiee Haghshenas; A. Jafarpour

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 327-337


  The process of pollutant adsorption from industrial wastewaters is a multivariate problem. This process is affected by many factors including the contact time (T), pH, adsorbent weight (m), and solution concentration (ppm). The main target of this work is to model and evaluate the process of pollutant ...  Read More

Rock Mechanics
6. Performance evaluation of gang saw using hybrid ANFIS-DE and hybrid ANFIS-PSO algorithms

A.R. Dormishi; M. Ataei; R. Khaloo Kakaie; R. Mikaeil; S. Shaffiee Haghshenas

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 543-557


  One of the most significant and effective criteria in the process of cutting dimensional rocks using the gang saw is the maximum energy consumption rate of the machine, and its accurate prediction and estimation can help designers and owners of this industry to achieve an optimal and economic process. ...  Read More

7. Multivariate geostatistical estimation using minimum spatial cross-correlation factors (Case study: Cubuk Andesite quarry, Ankara, Turkey)

B. Sohrabian; R. Mikaeil; R. Hasanpour; Y. Ozcelik

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 255-275


  The quality properties of andesite (Unit Volume Weight, Uniaxial Compression Strength, Los500, etc.) are required to determine the exploitable blocks and their sequence of extraction. However, the number of samples that can be taken and analyzed is restricted, and thus the quality properties should be ...  Read More

8. Ranking sawability of dimension stone using PROMETHEE method

R. Mikaeil; M. Abdollahi Kamran; G. Sadegheslam; M. Ataei

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer 2015, , Pages 263-271


  Predicting the sawability of the dimension stone is one of the most important factors involved in production planning. Moreover, this factor can be used as an important criterion in the cost estimation and planning of the stone plants. The main purpose for carrying out this work was to rank the sawability ...  Read More