Volume 14 (2023)
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)
Prediction of roof failure in pre-driven entries and selecting the suitable type of recovery room method in longwall mining

Sajjad Aghababaei; Hossein Jalalifar; Ali Hosseini; Farhad Chinaei; Mehdi Najafi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 April 2023


  In this work, two rock engineering system (RES)-based models are presented, the first model to predict the roof failure when a longwall face advances toward a pre-driven recovery room (PDRR) and the second model to select the type of recovery room method for longwall mining. For the first model, an international ...  Read More

Applying a Technical-Economic Approach to Calculate a Suitable Panel Width for Longwall Mining Method

S. Aghababaei; H. Jalalifar; A. Hosseini

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 113-126


  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 carried out, a technical-economic model is proposed to calculate a suitable panel width. The proposed model is a combination ...  Read More

Estimation of coal seams gas content for evaluating potential use of methane drainage system in Tabas coal mine

M. Mohtasham Seyfi; J. Khademi Hamidi; M. Monjezi; A. Hosseini

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 667-677


  Methane gas emission, accumulation, and explosion are the most important risk factors in underground coal mines. Hence, having a knowledge of methane gas emission potential in underground coal mines is of crucial importance in preventing the explosion risk, loss of life, and property, and providing miners' ...  Read More

Determination of a suitable extraction equipment in mechanized longwall mining in steeply inclined coal seams using fuzzy analytical hierarchy method (Case study: Hamkar coal mine, Iran)

A. Hosseini; M. Najafi; Seyed A. Shojaatlhosseini; R. Rafiee

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2017, , Pages 487-499


  The longwall mining method is one of the most applied methods in extracting low-inclined to high-inclined coal seams. Selection of the most suitable extraction equipment is very important in the economical, safety, and productivity aspects of mining operations. There are a lot of parameters affecting ...  Read More