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Design and loading of dragline buckets

Carnie, S. (1999) Design and loading of dragline buckets. [Study Group Report]

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Abstract

Draglines are an expensive and essential part of open cut coal mining. Small improvements in performance can produce substantial savings. The design of the bucket and the way in which it fills with overburden are very important to the overall dragline performance. Here we use a numerical model to simulate this filling process and to differentiate between the flow patterns of two different buckets. Extensions to the model are explored.

Item Type:Study Group Report
Problem Sectors:Transport and Automotive
Materials
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Study Groups:US Workshop on Mathematical Problems in Industry > 15th MPI [Delaware 7/6/1999 - 11/6/1999]
Company Name:Pacific Coal
ID Code:409
Deposited By:Dr Kamel Bentahar
Deposited On:30 Nov 2011 12:28
Last Modified:30 Nov 2011 12:29

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