Case Study
Blast vibration modeling using linear superposition method
1. Blast vibration modeling using linear superposition method

H. Mansouri; M. A. Ebrahimi Farsangi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer 2015, Pages 125-140

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2015.450

Abstract
  A linear superposition method was used for modeling the time history of the production blast vibrations and optimizing the blast sequence to reduce vibration levels in Sar-Cheshmeh ...  Read More
Research Note
Using Trifolium Alexanderium for Phytoremediation of some heavy metals in tailings dam in Anjir-Tange coal washing plant, Mazandaran, Iran
2. Using Trifolium Alexanderium for Phytoremediation of some heavy metals in tailings dam in Anjir-Tange coal washing plant, Mazandaran, Iran

S. Safari Sinegani; A. Abedi; H. Asghari; A. A. Safari Sinegani

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer 2015, Pages 141-150

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2015.451

Abstract
  Phytoremediation is a technology that uses plants for the remediation of the contaminated soils, sediments, tailings, and groundwaters. In this work, the ability of TrifoliumAlexanderium ...  Read More
Case Study
Analytical analysis of ultimate ground pressure on tunnel support system
3. Analytical analysis of ultimate ground pressure on tunnel support system

R. Rahmannejad; A. Kargar; V. Maazallahi; E. Ghotbi-Ravandi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer 2015, Pages 151-157

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2015.452

Abstract
  The ground reaction curve (GRC) is a vital component of the convergence-confinement method, which possesses many applications in the underground space designs. It defines a relation ...  Read More
Case Study
An applied comparison between conventional pre-dispersed solvent extraction (PDSE) contactors and new dissolved nitrogen PDSE (DNPDSE) ones
4. An applied comparison between conventional pre-dispersed solvent extraction (PDSE) contactors and new dissolved nitrogen PDSE (DNPDSE) ones

M. R. Tavakoli Mohammadi; Seyed M. J. Koleini; M. Abdollahy

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer 2015, Pages 159-168

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2015.453

Abstract
  Efforts to increase the mass transfer coefficient, enhance the contact area, and decrease the power input of contractors have given risen to the development of the pre-dispersed solvent ...  Read More
Case Study
3D stochastic rock fracture modeling related to strike-slip faults
5. 3D stochastic rock fracture modeling related to strike-slip faults

M. Noroozi; R. Kakaie; Seyed M. E Jalali

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer 2015, Pages 169-181

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2015.366

Abstract
  Fault zones and fault-related fracture systems control the mechanical behaviors and fluid-flow properties of the Earth’s crust. Furthermore, nowadays, modeling is being increasingly ...  Read More
Case Study
Estimating the function of copper consumption in Iran between 1991- 2011 using Johansen model
6. Estimating the function of copper consumption in Iran between 1991- 2011 using Johansen model

M. J. Babaei; M. A. Molaei; A. Dehghani

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer 2015, Pages 183-189

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2015.384

Abstract
  This study aims to estimate the function of copper consumption using the Johansen approach in time series data, between 1991-2011 in Iran. The literature review of specialized consumption ...  Read More
Case Study
Fundamental understanding of goaf gas displacement in longwall goaf
7. Fundamental understanding of goaf gas displacement in longwall goaf

K. Tanguturi; R. Balusu

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer 2015, Pages 191-203

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2015.455

Abstract
  Fundamental understanding of the goaf gas distribution in a gassy coal mine is necessary for developing effective goaf gas drainage strategies in the longwall coal mine. The goaf gas ...  Read More
Case Study
Feasibility study of underground salt caverns in Western Newfoundland: experimental and finite element investigation of creep-induced damage
8. Feasibility study of underground salt caverns in Western Newfoundland: experimental and finite element investigation of creep-induced damage

A. Ghasemloonia; S. D. Butt

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer 2015, Pages 205-224

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2015.456

Abstract
  Underground caverns in rock salt deposits are the most secure disposal method and a type of gas-storing facility. Gas storage plays a vital role in ensuring that a strategic relationship ...  Read More
Case Study
Prediction of mineral deposit model and identification of mineralization trend in depth using frequency domain of surface geochemical data in Dalli Cu-Au porphyry deposit
9. Prediction of mineral deposit model and identification of mineralization trend in depth using frequency domain of surface geochemical data in Dalli Cu-Au porphyry deposit

H. Shahi; R. Ghavami Riabi; A. Kamkar Ruhani; H. Asadi Haroni

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer 2015, Pages 225-236

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2015.458

Abstract
  In this research work, the frequency domain (FD) of surface geochemical data was analyzed to decompose the complex geochemical patterns related to different depths of the mineral deposit. ...  Read More
Case Study
Effect of grinding time on flotation recovery of copper smelting slags in Bardaskan district
10. Effect of grinding time on flotation recovery of copper smelting slags in Bardaskan district

M. Shamsi; M. Noparast; Seyyed Z. Shafaie; M. Gharabaghi; S. Aslani

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer 2015, Pages 237-249

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2015.474

Abstract
  Copper smelting slags are hard materials. Therefore,to recover their copper by flotation method, grinding should be carried out to obtain optimal particle size. Copper smelting slags ...  Read More
Case Study
Geochemical and environmental assessment of heavy metals in soils and sediments of Forumad Chromite mine, NE of Iran
11. Geochemical and environmental assessment of heavy metals in soils and sediments of Forumad Chromite mine, NE of Iran

M. Otari; R. Dabiri

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer 2015, Pages 251-261

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2015.475

Abstract
  Heavy metal concentration in the soils and sediments has increased worldwide during the last century due to the mining, smelting, and industrial activities. The Forumad chromite deposit ...  Read More
Case Study
Ranking sawability of dimension stone using PROMETHEE method
12. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2015.477

Abstract
  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 ...  Read More