Karstic water exploration using the Schlumberger VES and dipole–dipole resistivity profiling surveys in the Tepal area, west of Shahrood, Iran
1. Karstic water exploration using the Schlumberger VES and dipole–dipole resistivity profiling surveys in the Tepal area, west of Shahrood, Iran

Alireza Arab-Amiri; Fereydoun Sharifi; Abolghasem Kamkar-Rouhani

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2014, Pages 1-12

Abstract
  The need for clean groundwater resources to have sustainable development in a country is undoubted. Due to the importance and high quality of karstic waters in supplying water in Iran ...  Read More
Enhancing magnetic signals in unexploded ordnances (UXO) detection based on edge-preserved stable downward continuation method
2. Enhancing magnetic signals in unexploded ordnances (UXO) detection based on edge-preserved stable downward continuation method

Maysam Abedi; Kiomars Mosazadeh; Hamid Dehghani; Ahmad MadanchiZare

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2014, Pages 13-24

Abstract
  This paper describes an efficient edge-preserved regularization algorithm for downward continuation of magnetic data in detection of unexploded ordnance (UXO). The magnetic anomalies ...  Read More
A laboratory study of rock properties affecting the penetration rate of pneumatic top hammer drills
3. A laboratory study of rock properties affecting the penetration rate of pneumatic top hammer drills

S. Hadi Hosseini; Mohammad Ataie; Hamid Aghababaie

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2014, Pages 25-34

Abstract
  In this paper, after collecting the rock samples from eight mines and one high way slope, the tests for determination of dry density, Uniaxial Compressive Strength, tensile Strength ...  Read More
Magnitude of vibration triggering component determines safety of structures
4. Magnitude of vibration triggering component determines safety of structures

SUJIT KUMAR MANDAL; N.K Bhagat; M.M Singh

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2014, Pages 35-46

Abstract
  Transmission of blast waves is a complex phenomenon and the characteristics vary with blast design parameters and geo-technical properties of medium. Frequency of vibration and triggering ...  Read More
A parametric model for predicting cut point of hydraulic classifiers
5. A parametric model for predicting cut point of hydraulic classifiers

Hamid Khoshdast

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2014, Pages 47-54

Abstract
  A new parametric model was developed for predicting cut point of hydraulic classifiers. The model directly uses operating parameters including pulp flowrate, feed particle size characteristics, ...  Read More
Prediction of recovery of gold thiosulfate on activated carbon using artificial neural networks
6. Prediction of recovery of gold thiosulfate on activated carbon using artificial neural networks

Saeed Alishahi; Ahmad Darban; Mahmood Abdollahi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2014, Pages 55-66

Abstract
  Since a high toxicity of cyanide which use as a reagent in the gold processing plant, thiosulfate has been recognized as a environmental friendly reagent for leaching of gold from ore. ...  Read More