School of Mining and Geosciences

  • Kazakhstan

Research Output 2004 2019

2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

A hybrid approach for joint simulation of geometallurgical variables with inequality constraint

Abildin, Y., Madani, N. & Topal, E., Jan 1 2019, In : Minerals. 9, 1, 24.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autocorrelation
Ore treatment
autocorrelation
Copper deposits
simulation
3 Citations (Scopus)

A new approach for estimation of rock brittleness based on non-destructive tests

Koopialipoor, M., Noorbakhsh, A., Noroozi Ghaleini, E., Jahed Armaghani, D. & Yagiz, S., Aug 1 2019, In : Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nondestructive tests
brittleness
Brittleness
Rocks
rocks

An experimental investigation of nanoemulsion enhanced oil recovery: Use of unconsolidated porous systems

Jalilian, M., Tabzar, A., Ghasemi, V., Mohammadzadeh, O., Pourafshary, P., Rezaei, N. & Zendehboudi, S., Sep 1 2019, In : Fuel. p. 754-762 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oils
Recovery
Fluids
Surface-Active Agents
Nanoparticles
4 Citations (Scopus)

Application of several optimization techniques for estimating TBM advance rate in granitic rocks

Armaghani, D. J., Koopialipoor, M., Marto, A. & Yagiz, S., Dec 1 2019, In : Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A study of the performance of the LSWA CO 2 EOR technique on improvement of oil recovery in sandstones

Al-Abri, H., Pourafshary, P., Mosavat, N. & Al Hadhrami, H., Mar 1 2019, In : Petroleum. 5, 1, p. 58-66 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

enhanced oil recovery
Carbon Monoxide
Sandstone
Oils
sandstone
1 Citation (Scopus)
mineral resource
iron ore
ore deposit
transform
simulation

Development of 3D rock fragmentation measurement system using photogrammetry

Jang, H., Kitahara, I., Kawamura, Y., Endo, Y., Topal, E., Degawa, R. & Mazara, S., Jan 1 2019, In : International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photogrammetry
photogrammetry
fragmentation
Rocks
rock
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of hysteresis on petrophysical properties of limestone hydrocarbon reservoir rock

Salimidelshad, Y., Moradzadeh, A., Kazemzadeh, E., Pourafshary, P. & Majdi, A., Jun 1 2019, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. p. 745-755 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydrocarbon reservoir
reservoir rock
Limestone
hysteresis
Hysteresis
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of SiO2 nanoparticles on fines stabilization during low salinity water flooding in sandstones

Mansouri, M., Nakhaee, A. & Pourafshary, P., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. p. 637-648 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sandstone
stabilization
flooding
Stabilization
sandstone

Effects of the presence of fines on the performance of low salinity waterflooding

Fouladi, M. M., Rostami, B. & Pourafshari, P., Jan 1 2019, In : Special Topics and Reviews in Porous Media. 10, 2, p. 155-169 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Well flooding
Oils
Recovery
Kaolin
Kaolinite

Evaluation of rockburst occurrence and intensity in underground structures using decision tree approach

Ghasemi, E., Gholizadeh, H. & Adoko, A. C., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Engineering with Computers.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rock bursts
Underground structures
Decision trees
Decision tree
Evaluation

Examining system configuration in an open pit mine design

Groeneveld, B., Topal, E. & Leenders, B., Oct 1 2019, In : Resources Policy. 63, 101438.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

open pit mine
commodity price
uncertainty
decision making
productivity

Financial Risk Analysis of Optimized Ventilation System in the Gold Mine

Sabanov, S., Feb 21 2019, Proceedings of the 27th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection - MPES 2018. Springer International Publishing, p. 23-32 10 p. (Proceedings of the 27th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection - MPES 2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

TBM
Fuzzy inference
Tunnels
penetration
rocks

Gaseous slip flow simulation in a micro/nano pore-throat structure using the lattice Boltzmann model

Mosavat, N., Hasanidarabadi, B. & Pourafshary, P., Jun 1 2019, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. p. 93-103 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flow simulation
Pore structure
Flow of gases
simulation
gas flow
Open Access
lithofacies
Interpolation
Acoustic impedance
Petroleum reservoirs
modeling
1 Citation (Scopus)

Model development of permeability impairment due to clay swelling in porous media using micromodels

Sharifipour, M., Nakhaee, A. & Pourafshary, P., Apr 1 2019, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. p. 728-742 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

swelling
Swelling
Porous materials
porous medium
Clay

Multiple-point statistical simulation of the ore boundaries for a lateritic bauxite deposit

Dagasan, Y., Erten, O., Renard, P., Straubhaar, J. & Topal, E., Mar 1 2019, In : Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment. 33, 3, p. 865-878 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bauxite deposits
bauxite
Ores
Statistics
simulation
2 Citations (Scopus)
heavy metal
simulation
health risk
soil
geoaccumulation index

Using Intact Rock Brittleness for Assessing TBM Penetration

Yagiz, S. & Yazitova, A., Apr 5 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2018

A Bayesian approach for predicting rockburst

Adoko, A. C. & Zvarivadza, T., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Rock bursts
rockburst
inference
underground structures
rocks
3 Citations (Scopus)

Accounting for a spatial trend in fine-scale ground-penetrating radar data: A comparative case study

Dagasan, Y., Erten, O. & Topal, E., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. 118, 2, p. 173-184 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ground penetrating radar
kriging
comparative study
Radar
Ores
4 Citations (Scopus)

A comparison of search strategies to design the cokriging neighborhood for predicting coregionalized variables

Madani, N. & Emery, X., Jul 6 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment. p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sampling
Model structures
sampling
comparison
effect

Analysis of field test results for the oil shale mine ventilation simulation

Sabanov, S., Dec 20 2018, In : Oil Shale. 35, 4, p. 356-364 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mine ventilation
Oil shale
oil shale
Ventilation
ventilation
1 Citation (Scopus)

A new methodology for flexible mine design

Groeneveld, B., Topal, E. & Leenders, B., Jan 17 2018, Advances in Applied Strategic Mine Planning. Springer International Publishing, p. 191-216 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Mining
methodology
Methodology
Uncertainty
Shareholders
3 Citations (Scopus)

A new model for open-pit production and waste-dump scheduling

Fu, Z., Asad, M. W. A. & Topal, E., Jun 8 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Engineering Optimization. p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Schedule
Scheduling
Net Present Value
Mixed Integer Programming
Integer programming
3 Citations (Scopus)

A new open-pit mine planning optimization method using block aggregation and integer programming

Mai, N. L., Topal, E. & Erten, O., Jul 1 2018, In : Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. 118, 7, p. 705-714 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

open pit mine
Integer programming
Agglomeration
Planning
software

A new risk-based optimisation method for the iron ore production scheduling using stochastic integer programming

Mai, N. L., Topal, E., Erten, O. & Sommerville, B., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Resources Policy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

iron ore
scheduling
programming
open pit mine
planning process
1 Citation (Scopus)

An Illustration of Determining Quantitatively the Rock Mass Quality Parameters of the Hoek–Brown Failure Criterion

Wu, L., Adoko, A. C. & Li, B., Apr 1 2018, In : Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 51, 4, p. 1063-1076 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rocks
rock
Tunnels
tunnel
Weathering
7 Citations (Scopus)

Application of predictive data mining to create mine plan flexibility in the face of geological uncertainty

Ajak, A. D., Lilford, E. & Topal, E., Mar 1 2018, In : Resources Policy. 55, p. 62-79 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

data mining
flexibility
uncertainty
clay
paradigm shift
1 Citation (Scopus)

Automatic parameter tuning of multiple-point statistical simulations for lateritic bauxite deposits

Dagasan, Y., Renard, P., Straubhaar, J., Erten, O. & Topal, E., May 1 2018, In : Minerals. 8, 5, 220.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bauxite deposits
bauxite
Tuning
Statistics
simulation

Capturing Hidden Geochemical Anomalies in Scarce Data by Fractal Analysis and Stochastic Modeling

Madani, N. & Sadeghi, B., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Natural Resources Research. p. 1-15 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fractal analysis
anomaly
modeling
gold
spatial distribution
1 Citation (Scopus)

Comparison of unconfined compressive strengths and acoustic emissions of Estonian oil shale and brittle rocks

Sabanov, S., Mar 20 2018, In : Oil Shale. 35, 1, p. 26-38 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kaiser effect
Oil shale
acoustic emission
oil shale
Acoustic emissions

Data Analytics Techniques for Performance Prediction of Steamflooding in Naturally Fractured Carbonate Reservoirs

Shafiei, A., Ahmadi, M. A., Dusseault, M., Elkamel, A., Zendehboudi, S. & Chatzis, I., Jan 26 2018, In : Energies. 11, 2, 29 p., 292.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Petroleum reservoirs
Carbonates
Crude oil
Steam
Recovery

Densities for ternary system of CaCl 2 -H 2 O-CO 2 at elevated P-T: An experimental and modeling approach

Bastami, A., Pourafshary, P. & Shafiei, A., Jan 1 2018, In : Energies. 11, 10, 2840.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ternary systems
Ternary
Modeling
Density Estimates
Model

Design and performance of smart water shock injection SWSI in carbonate reservoirs

Al-Kharusi, B., Pourafshary, P., Mosavat, N. & Al-Wahaibi, Y., Jan 1 2018, Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Annual Caspian Technical Conference and Exhibition 2018, CTCE 2018. Society of Petroleum Engineers, (Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Annual Caspian Technical Conference and Exhibition 2018, CTCE 2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Carbonates
Oils
carbonate
Water
oil
1 Citation (Scopus)
Wettability
Flooding
Experimental Investigation
Wetting
Carbonates

Modeling rock mass deformation modulus using adaptive techniques

Adoko, A. C. & Zvarivadza, T., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Rocks
rocks
rock
splines
modeling

Natural Fractures Characterization and In Situ Stresses Inference in a Carbonate Reservoir—An Integrated Approach

Shafiei, A., Dusseault, M. B., Kosari, E. & Nouri Taleghani, M., Feb 1 2018, In : Energies. 11, 2, 26 p., 312.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Carbonates
Core analysis
Vertical
Drilling
Stress Field

Nonparametric Geostatistical Simulation of Subsurface Facies: Tools for Validating the Reproduction of, and Uncertainty in, Facies Geometry

Madani, N., Maleki, M. & Emery, X., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Natural Resources Research. p. 1-20 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

geometry
simulation
filter
variogram
mineral resource
1 Citation (Scopus)

Optimising the long term mine landform progression and truck hour schedule in a large scale open pit mine using mixed integer programming

Li, Y., Topal, E. & Ramazan, S., Jan 17 2018, Advances in Applied Strategic Mine Planning. Springer International Publishing, p. 669-686 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Landforms
open pit mine
Mixed Integer Programming
Integer programming
Progression
1 Citation (Scopus)

Pilot Point Optimization of Mining Boundaries for Lateritic Metal Deposits: Finding the Trade-off Between Dilution and Ore Loss

Dagasan, Y., Renard, P., Straubhaar, J., Erten, O. & Topal, E., Apr 28 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Natural Resources Research. p. 1-19 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

trade-off
dilution
metal
borehole
simulated annealing
1 Citation (Scopus)

Prediction of rock brittleness using genetic algorithm and particle swarm optimization techniques

Yagiz, S., Ghasemi, E. & Adoko, A. C., Dec 1 2018, In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 36, 6, p. 3767-3777 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

swarms
Brittleness
genetic algorithm
Particle swarm optimization (PSO)
Genetic algorithms

Real Option Identification Framework for Mine Operational Decision-Making

Ajak, A. D., Lilford, E. & Topal, E., Jul 10 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Natural Resources Research. p. 1-22 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

decision making
project
decision
index
analysis
1 Citation (Scopus)

Spatial mapping of the rock quality designation using multi-Gaussian Kriging method

Madani, N., Yagiz, S. & Adoko, A. C., Nov 15 2018, In : Minerals. 8, 11, 530.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rock quality designation
kriging
Rocks
Ore deposits
variogram

The comparison of two adopted face perpendicular preconditioning techniques

Sengani, F., Zvarivadza, T. & Adoko, A. C., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Mining Technology: Transactions of the Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gold mines
gold mine
Rock bursts
rockburst
ground penetrating radar

The effect of pH of the testing liquid on the degradability of carbonate rocks

Yagiz, S., Aug 1 2018, In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. p. 2351 2363 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

carbonate rocks
carbonate rock
Carbonates
rocks
Rocks

Uncertainty quantification of rock quality designation at the Gazestan Phosphate deposit

Madani, N., Yagiz, S., Adoko, A. C. & Battalgazy, N., Jun 14 2018, p. 207-220. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2 Citations (Scopus)
Iron ores
iron ore
Iron
iron
Analytical models