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)
Original Research Paper
Comparative Analysis of Coal Miner’s Fatalities by Fuzzy Logic
1. Comparative Analysis of Coal Miner’s Fatalities by Fuzzy Logic

Niaz Muhammad Shahani; Muhammad Jawad Sajid; Izhar Mithal Jiskani; Barkat Ullah; Abdullah Rasheed Qureshi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 May 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.9459.1856

Abstract
  In this work, we employ the fuzzy logic technique to achieve and present, for the first time, a proper analysis of the actual intensity of the increase in the coal miners’ fatality ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Applying a technical-economic approach to calculation of optimum panel width in longwall mining method
2. Applying a technical-economic approach to calculation of optimum panel width in longwall mining method

Sajjad Aghababaei; Hossein Jalalifar; Ali Hosseini

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 October 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.9552.1870

Abstract
  Providing an approach to calculate a suitable panel width for the longwall mining method is considered considering both the technical and economic factors. Based on the investigations ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Probabilistic prediction of acid mine drainage generation risk based on pyrite oxidation process in coal washery rejects - A Case Study
3. Probabilistic prediction of acid mine drainage generation risk based on pyrite oxidation process in coal washery rejects - A Case Study

Behshad Jodeiri Shokri; Masoud Zare Naghadehi; Faramarz Doulati Ardejani; Foroud Hadadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 June 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.9609.1873

Abstract
  In this paper, we investigate a probabilistic approach in order to predict how acid mine drainage is generated within coal waste particles in NE Iran. For this, a database is built ...  Read More
Case Study
Determination of an optimum interface between open pit and underground mining activities in Mazinu coal mine of Tabas power plant
4. Determination of an optimum interface between open pit and underground mining activities in Mazinu coal mine of Tabas power plant

Ali Soltani Khaboushan; Morteza Osanloo

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 August 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.9819.1904

Abstract
  Due to the gradual deepening of the Mazinu coal seams from the ground surface, both the open-pit (OP) and underground (UG) mining methods can be applied for extracting them. Thus, it ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Quantifying roof falling potential based on the CMRR method by incorporating DEMATEL-MABAC method- a case study
5. Quantifying roof falling potential based on the CMRR method by incorporating DEMATEL-MABAC method- a case study

Sadjad Mohammadi; Mohammad Babaeian; Mohammad Ataei; Keramat Ghanbari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 November 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.9878.1911

Abstract
  This work incorporates the DEMATEL-MABAC method for quantifying the potential of roof fall in coal mines by means of the coal mine roof rating (CMRR) parameters. For this purpose, considering ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Chemical characteristics of discharges from two derelict Coal Mine Sites in Enugu Nigeria Implication for Pollution and Acid Mine Drainage.
6. Chemical characteristics of discharges from two derelict Coal Mine Sites in Enugu Nigeria Implication for Pollution and Acid Mine Drainage.

Akaha Celestine Tse; Ferdinand dumbari Giadom; Christopher Iorfa Adamu; Lauren Akpan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 December 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.10181.1956

Abstract
  In this study, the chemical composition of water and soils contiguous to two abandoned coal mines in southeastern Nigeria, was assessed to evaluate the impact of water flow from the ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Study of Rock pillar failure consisting non-persistent joint using experimental test and fracture analysis code in two dimensions (FRANC2D)
7. Study of Rock pillar failure consisting non-persistent joint using experimental test and fracture analysis code in two dimensions (FRANC2D)

vahab sarfarazi; hosein karimi javid; kaveh asgari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 November 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.10266.1968

Abstract
  The experimental and numerical methods were used to investigate the effects of joint number and joint angle on the failure behaviour of rock pillars under a uniaxial compressive test. ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Risk assessment of flyrock in surface mines using FFTA-MCDMs combination
8. Risk assessment of flyrock in surface mines using FFTA-MCDMs combination

raziye norouzi masir; Mohammad Ataei; Adel Mottahedi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 January 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.9107.1799

Abstract
  The drilling and blasting method is the first choice for rock breakage in surface or underground mines due to its high flexibility against variations and low investment costs. However, ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Evaluation of Mine Reclamation Criteria Using Delphi-Fuzzy Approach
9. Evaluation of Mine Reclamation Criteria Using Delphi-Fuzzy Approach

Narges Hajkazemiha; Mahmoud Shariat; Masoud Monavari; Mohammad Ataei

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 August 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.9674.1880

Abstract
  Mining and mineral industry have important role in supporting sustainable development of countries. Many countries rely on the income derived from natural resources, but the exploitation ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Identification of buried metal ore deposits using geochemical anomaly filtering and principal factors of power spectrum
10. Identification of buried metal ore deposits using geochemical anomaly filtering and principal factors of power spectrum

hossein Mahdiyanfar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 December 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.10114.1949

Abstract
  Over the past two decades, the frequency domain (FD) of the geochemical data has been studied by some researchers. Metal zoning is one of the challenging subjects in the mining exploration, ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
studying the effect of modifying nano-mineral adsorbents on the efficiency of dye removal from industrial effluents
11. studying the effect of modifying nano-mineral adsorbents on the efficiency of dye removal from industrial effluents

Azadeh Agah; Nasrin Falahati

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 December 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.10122.1950

Abstract
  In this research work, the potential capability of nano-clay and tonsil, as low-cost and domestic adsorbents, for the elimination of a cationic dye, (CR18) from contaminated water is ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Measurement, Prediction and Modeling of Bit Wear in During Drilling Operations
12. Measurement, Prediction and Modeling of Bit Wear in During Drilling Operations

Mehmet Capik; Batnyam Batmunkh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 December 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.10183.1955

Abstract
  Modelling wear of drill bits can increase the efficiency in the drilling operations. Related to the subject, it is aimed to investigate the wear mechanism of drill bits. Wear in drill ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Ultimate Pit Limit Optimization Using the Boykov-Kolmogorov (BK) Maximum Flow Algorithm
13. Ultimate Pit Limit Optimization Using the Boykov-Kolmogorov (BK) Maximum Flow Algorithm

Akisa David Mwangi; Zhang Jianhua; Huang Gang; Richard Muthui Kasomo; Innocent Mulalo Matidza

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 December 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.10170.1953

Abstract
  The ultimate pit limit optimization (UPLO) serves as an important step in the mine planning process. Various approaches of maximum flow algorithms such as pseudo-flow and push-relabel ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Evaluation of fractal Variance-Distance (V-D) model in identifying geochemical anomalies of Calamine Mehdiabad mining complex, Central Iran
14. Evaluation of fractal Variance-Distance (V-D) model in identifying geochemical anomalies of Calamine Mehdiabad mining complex, Central Iran

Nasrin Sadrmohammadi; Reza Mehrnia; Khalil Rezaei; Selma Kadioğlu; Mahmood Honarvar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 December 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.10215.1960

Abstract
  In this paper, a power-law relation modeling called the vario-fractal model is introduced in order to understand the discrepancies between the linear and non-linear distribution of ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Numerical Stability Analysis of Undercut Slopes Evaluated by Response Surface Methodology
15. Numerical Stability Analysis of Undercut Slopes Evaluated by Response Surface Methodology

Hassan Sarfaraz; Mohammad Hossein Khosravi; Thirapong Pipatpongsa

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 December 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2020.10199.1957

Abstract
  One of the most important tasks in designing the undercut slopes is to determine the maximum stable undercut span to which various parameters such as the shear strength of the soil ...  Read More
Case Study
Modeling and Optimizing Aluminum Hydroxide Precipitation Process in Industrial Scale, Case study: Iran Alumina Plant
16. Modeling and Optimizing Aluminum Hydroxide Precipitation Process in Industrial Scale, Case study: Iran Alumina Plant

Hosseinali Mirzaei; Mohammad Noaparast; Hadi Abdollahi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 January 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2021.10256.1965

Abstract
  The precipitation of aluminum hydroxide from a supersaturated sodium aluminate solution is known as an essential production step in the Bayer process. In this work, the real precipitation ...  Read More
Review Paper
EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF THE USABILITY OF CONSTRUCTION WASTE AS AGGREGATE
17. EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF THE USABILITY OF CONSTRUCTION WASTE AS AGGREGATE

Gokhan Kulekci; Ali Osman Yilmaz; Mustafa Çullu

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 January 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2021.10309.1976

Abstract
  The aim of this work is to obtain recycled aggregate (RA) from construction debris in order to reduce the rapid consumption of aggregate resources and the environmental impact of these ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Facies quality zoning in shale gas by deep learning method
18. Facies quality zoning in shale gas by deep learning method

Yousef Asgari Nezhad; Ali Moradzadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 January 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2021.10366.1983

Abstract
  One of the most essential factors involved in unconventional gas reserves for drilling and production is a suitable quality facies determination. The direct core and geochemical analyses ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Delineation of gas content zones using N-S fractal model in coking coal deposits
19. Delineation of gas content zones using N-S fractal model in coking coal deposits

Navid Reza - Ahmadi; Peyman Afzal; Amir Bijan Yasrebi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 February 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2021.10264.1967

Abstract
  This work aims to classify the gas content zones for coking coal deposits using a Number-Size (N-S) fractal modeling considering the explosive and free gas data. The case study is the ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Solvent extraction of zinc from bioleaching solution by modification of D2EHPA: Optimization and thermodynamic studies
20. Solvent extraction of zinc from bioleaching solution by modification of D2EHPA: Optimization and thermodynamic studies

Parastoo Tahmasebizadeh; Sepideh Javanshir

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 February 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2021.10324.1979

Abstract
  In this work, zinc extraction from an industrial leach solution was investigated by saponified di(2-ethylhexyl)phosphoric acid (D2EHPA). The solution obtained was from a bioleaching ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Analysis of grinding and chipping processes beneath disc cutters of hard rock TBMs (Case study: The Uma-Oya water conveyance tunnel, Sri-Lanka)
21. Analysis of grinding and chipping processes beneath disc cutters of hard rock TBMs (Case study: The Uma-Oya water conveyance tunnel, Sri-Lanka)

Seyed Mahdi Pourhashemi; Kaveh Ahangari; jafar hassanpour; Seyed Mosleh Eftekhari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 17 February 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2021.10425.1993

Abstract
  Mechanized tunneling in rocks is based on fracture propagation and rock fragmentation under disc cutters. Rock chipping is an efficient kind of fragmentation process, while the grinding ...  Read More
Original Research Paper
Semi-analytical study on the settlement of two interfering foundations placed on a slope
22. Semi-analytical study on the settlement of two interfering foundations placed on a slope

Hadi Haghgouei; Ali Reza Kargar; Mohammad Hossein Khosravi; Mehdi Amini

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 February 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2021.10509.2001

Abstract
  In many engineering constructions, the foundations should be built adjacent to each other. Therefore, the effect of interfering of close foundations should be considered in the design ...  Read More