School of Mining and Geosciences

Research Output 2004 2019

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TBM
Fuzzy inference
Tunnels
penetration
rocks
2018
1 Citations

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
1 Citations

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

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
Hoek-Brown criterion

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

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
1 Citations
Wettability
Flooding
Experimental Investigation
Wetting
Carbonates

Lithofacies uncertainty modeling in a siliciclastic reservoir setting by incorporating geological contacts and seismic information

Madani, N., Biranvand, B., Naderi, A. & Keshavarz, N., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology. p. 1-16 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
lithofacies
Interpolation
Acoustic impedance
Petroleum reservoirs
modeling
1 Citations
heavy metal
simulation
health risk
soil
geoaccumulation index

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
Oil fields
Boreholes
Drilling

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

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

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
Iron ores
iron ore
Iron
iron
Analytical models
2017
4 Citations

Bayesian prediction of TBM penetration rate in rock mass

Adoko, A. C., Gokceoglu, C. & Yagiz, S., Aug 30 2017, In : Engineering Geology. 226, p. 245-256 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

TBM
penetration
Rocks
prediction
rock
1 Citations

Implementation and comparison of four stope boundary optimization algorithms in an existing underground mine

Erdogan, G., Cigla, M., Topal, E. & Yavuz, M., Aug 18 2017, In : International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment. 31, 6, p. 389-403 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Deposits
Planning
Stoping
stoping
Economics
2015
5 Citations

Designing an optimal stope layout for underground mining based on a heuristic algorithm

Sandanayake, D. S. S., Topal, E. & Asad, M. W. A., Sep 1 2015, In : International Journal of Mining Science and Technology. 25, 5, p. 767-772 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heuristic algorithms
heuristics
Copper deposits
Spatial distribution
Ores

Optimization of gas lift allocation for improved oil production under facilities constraints

Ghassemzadeh, S., Pourafshary, P., Jung, S-Y., Lim, J-S. & Rashid, K., 2015, In : Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Product Research and Development. 5, 3, p. 39-47 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gas lifts
Oils
Simulators
Gases
Multiphase flow
7 Citations
Copper deposits
chronology
breccia
copper
Rocks
2014
4 Citations

Optimisation of waste rock placement using mixed integer programming

Li, Y., Topal, E. & Williams, D. J., 2014, In : Transactions of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, Section A: Mining Technology. 9009, February

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Integer programming
Rocks
rock
open pit mine
Scheduling
2013

Geomechanics of thermal viscous oil production in sandstones

Shafiei, A. & Dusseault, M., Feb 1 2013, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 103, p. 121 139 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Geomechanics
geomechanics
Sandstone
oil production
sandstone
2009

Nonlinear Approach for Oil Field Optimization Based on Gas Lift Optimization

Khamehchi, E., Rashidi, F., Karimi, B. & Pourafshary, P., Dec 2009, In : Oil Gas European Magazine. 35, 4, p. 181-186 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gas lifts
Oil fields
Gas supply
Multiphase flow
Tubing
2008
25 Citations
Monte Carlo analysis
decision analysis
Mineral industry
Decision trees
simulation
16 Citations
Monte Carlo analysis
decision analysis
Mineral industry
Decision trees
simulation