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Design and loading of dragline buckets

Cleary, P. (1993) Design and loading of dragline buckets. [Study Group Report]



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
Study Groups:Australian and New Zealand Mathematics in Industry Study Group > MISG 1993
Company Name:CSIRO
ID Code:460
Deposited By: Dr Kamel Bentahar
Deposited On:09 Dec 2011 17:10
Last Modified:29 May 2015 20:04

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