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Complex simulation of stockyard mining operations

Le, Vu Thanh, Johnstone, Michael, Zhang, James, Khan, Burhan, Creighton, Doug, Hanoun, Samer and Nahavandi, Saeid 2015, Complex simulation of stockyard mining operations. In Gao, David, Ruan, Ning and Xing, Wenxun (ed), Advances in global optimization, Springer, Cham, Switzerland, pp.529-537, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-08377-3_52.

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Title Complex simulation of stockyard mining operations
Author(s) Le, Vu Thanh
Johnstone, MichaelORCID iD for Johnstone, Michael orcid.org/0000-0002-3005-8911
Zhang, James
Khan, Burhan
Creighton, DougORCID iD for Creighton, Doug orcid.org/0000-0002-9217-1231
Hanoun, SamerORCID iD for Hanoun, Samer orcid.org/0000-0002-8697-1515
Nahavandi, Saeid
Title of book Advances in global optimization
Editor(s) Gao, David
Ruan, Ning
Xing, Wenxun
Publication date 2015
Series Springer proceedings in mathematics & statistics
Start page 529
End page 537
Total pages 9
Publisher Springer
Place of Publication Cham, Switzerland
Keyword(s) Science & Technology
Physical Sciences
Mathematics
Statistics & Probability
Stockyard simulation
Discrete-continuous
Mining operations
High fidelity
Visualization
Stacker
Reclaimer
SMOOTHED PARTICLE HYDRODYNAMICS
Summary Conflicts between resources in stockyards cause mining companies millions of dollars a year. An effective planning strategy needs to be established in order to reduce these operational conflicts. In this research a stockyard simulation model of a mining operation is proposed. The simulation uses discrete event and continuous strategies to create a high detail level of visualization and animation that closely resemble actual stockyard operation. The proposed simulation model is tightly integrated with a stockpile planner and it is used to evaluate the feasibility of a given production plan. The high detail visualization of the simulation model allows planner to determine the source of conflict, which can be used to guide the elimination of these conflicts.
Notes This proceedings volume addresses advances in global optimization—a multidisciplinary research field that deals with the analysis, characterization and computation of global minima and/or maxima of nonlinear, non-convex and nonsmooth functions in continuous or discrete forms. The volume contains selected papers from the third biannual World Congress on Global Optimization in Engineering & Science (WCGO), held in the Yellow Mountains, Anhui, China on July 8-12, 2013. The papers fall into eight topical sections: mathematical programming; combinatorial optimization; duality theory; topology optimization; variational inequalities and complementarity problems; numerical optimization; stochastic models and simulation and complex simulation and supply chain analysis.
ISBN 9783319083766
Language eng
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-08377-3_52
Field of Research 080110 Simulation and Modelling
080111 Virtual Reality and Related Simulation
091405 Mining Engineering
Socio Economic Objective 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
HERDC Research category B1 Book chapter
ERA Research output type B Book chapter
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