A new method for determining the depth of cut using power shovel monitoring


Karpuz C., HINDISTAN M., BOZDAG T.

JOURNAL OF MINING SCIENCE, vol.37, no.1, pp.85-94, 2001 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1023/a:1016741020499
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF MINING SCIENCE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.85-94
  • Keywords: shovel, depth of cut, cutting, power, dipper, open-pit mine

Abstract

The method based on the power shovel monitoring is described for determining the depth of cut and the value of power consumption depending on the rock strength and the dipper position in digging operation. The investigations into mining shoves operating at different open-pit mines of Turkish Coal Enterprises were carried out.