Volume 15 (2024)
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)

Commodity price uncertainty propagation in open-pit mine production planning by Latin hypercube sampling method

M. Mokhtarian Asl; J. Sattarvand

Volume 7, Issue 2 , July 2016, , Pages 215-227

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2016.541

Abstract
  Production planning of an open-pit mine is a procedure during which the rock blocks are assigned to different production periods in a way that leads to the highest net present value (NPV) subject to some operational and technical constraints. This process becomes much more complicated by incorporation ...  Read More

Estimation of groundwater inflow situation using fuzzy logic: a case study (Beheshtabad water conveying tunnel, Iran)

M. Doustmohammadi; A. Jafari; O. Asghari

Volume 7, Issue 2 , July 2016, , Pages 229-238

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2016.549

Abstract
  Water inflow is one of the most important challenges in the underground excavations. In addition to inducing working conditions and environmental problems, it decreases the stability and quality of the surrounding rocks. The direct method of measuring rock mass hydraulic conductivity consists of drilling ...  Read More

Permeability upscaling in fractured reservoirs using different optimized mother wavelets at each level

R. Vahedi; B. Tokhmechi; M. Koneshloo

Volume 7, Issue 2 , July 2016, , Pages 239-250

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2016.551

Abstract
  We use a multi-resolution analysis based on a wavelet transform to upscale a 3D fractured reservoir. This paper describes a 3D, single-phase, and black-oil geological model (GM) that is used to simulate naturally-fractured reservoirs. The absolute permeability and porosity of GM is upscaled by all the ...  Read More

Numerical analysis of energy transmission through discontinuities and fillings in Kangir Dam

A. Siamaki; H. Bakhshandeh Amnieh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , July 2016, , Pages 251-259

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2016.563

Abstract
  A considerable amount of energy is released in the form of shock wave from explosive charge detonation. Shock wave energy is responsible for the creation of crushing and fracture zone around the blast hole. The rest of the shock wave energy is transferred to rock mass as ground vibration. Ground vibration ...  Read More

Role of smile correction in mineral detection on hyperion data

M. Mohammady Oskouei; S. Babakan

Volume 7, Issue 2 , July 2016, , Pages 261-272

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2016.567

Abstract
  This work aims to extract the mineralogical constituents of the Lahroud Hyperion scene situated in the NW of Iran. Like the other push-broom sensors, Hyperion images suffer from spectral distortions, namely the smile effect. The corresponding spectral curvature is defined as an across-track wavelength ...  Read More

Evaluation of structural analysis of tunnel segmental lining using beam-spring method and force-method (Case study: Chamshir water conveyance tunnel)

M. Nikkhah; Seyed S. Mousavi; Sh. Zare; O. Khademhosseini

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 111-130

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2016.573

Abstract
  The joints between segmental rings can withstand a certain amount of bending moment as well as axial and shear forces. Generally, in the structural analysis of tunnel segmental lining, the joints can be modeled as elastic hinges or rotational springs, and their rigidity should be demonstrated in terms ...  Read More

Evaluation of coalbed methane potential in Parvadeh IV coal deposit in central Iran using a combination of MARS modeling and Kriging

H. Molayemat; F. Mohammad Torab

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2017, , Pages 305-319

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2017.874

Abstract
  Coalbed methane (CBM) plays an important role in coal mining safety and natural gas production. In this work, The CBM potential of B2 seam in Parvadeh IV coal deposit, in central Iran, was evaluated using a combination of local regression and geostatistical methods. As there were 30 sparse methane sampling ...  Read More

Determination of Hydraulic Jacking Mechanism and Maximum Allowable Grout Pressure during Grout Injection in Anisotropic Rocks

A. Majdi; M. Yazdani

Volume 12, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 589-603

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2021.10873.2063

Abstract
  The hydraulic jacking refers to the process of crack growth of the pre-existing joints in the rock mass under grout pressure above the minimum in-situ stress. Thus it is essential to understand the resistance behavior of the joints and maximum grout pressure. This paper describes a novel method for determining ...  Read More

Simulation of Crack Propagation Mechanism in Porous Media using Modified linear Element Displacement Discontinuity Method

Mohammadhosein Dehghani Firoozabadi; Mohammad Fatehi Marji; Abolfazl Abdollahipour; Alireza Yarahamdi Bafghi; Yousef Mirzaeian

Volume 13, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 903-927

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2022.12246.2223

Abstract
  In this work, an effective methodology is introduced for simulation of the crack propagation in linear poroelastic media. The presence of pores and saturated cracks that can be accompanied by fluid flow makes the use of poroelastic media inevitable. In this work, involvement of the time parameter in ...  Read More