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Brittleness
Rocks
rock
Function evaluation
Chemical reactions

Stability assessment of underground mine stopes subjected to stress relaxation

Adoko, A. C., Vallejos, J. & Trueman, R., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Mining Technology: Transactions of the Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019
6 Citations (Scopus)

A further verification of FZI* and PSRTI: Newly developed petrophysical rock typing indices

Mirzaei-Paiaman, A., Sabbagh, F., Ostadhassan, M., Shafiei, A., Rezaee, R., Saboorian-Jooybari, H. & Chen, Z., Apr 2019, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 175, p. 693-705 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Capillarity
capillary pressure
Rocks
rock
oil
5 Citations (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
10 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
3 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
dimensionless number
Sandstone
flooding
sandstone
Recovery
2 Citations (Scopus)

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
smoothing
transform
projection
blasts
cross correlation
13 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
ion impact
Oils
oils
Ions
Water
5 Citations (Scopus)
mineral resource
iron ore
ore deposit
transform
simulation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Co-simulated Size Number: An Elegant Novel Algorithm for Identification of Multivariate Geochemical Anomalies

Madani, N. & Carranza, E. J. M., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Natural Resources Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

anomaly
fractal analysis
footprint
simulation
modeling

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
2 Citations (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

Enhancement of heavy oil recovery by nanoparticle/microwave application

Pourafshary, P. & Al Farsi, H., Jan 1 2019, In : Eurasian Chemico-Technological Journal. 21, 1, p. 51-56 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
oil recovery
Oils
Crude oil
Microwaves
Nanoparticles
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

Experimental investigation of changes in petrophysical properties and structural deformation of carbonate reservoirs

SALIMIDELSHAD, Y., MORADZADEH, A., KAZEMZADEH, E., POURAFSHARY, P. & MAJDI, A., Jun 1 2019, In : Petroleum Exploration and Development. 46, 3, p. 565-575 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Carbonates
carbonate
Calcium Carbonate
Porosity
porosity
TBM
Fuzzy inference
Tunnels
penetration
rocks
1 Citation (Scopus)

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
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
lithofacies
Interpolation
Acoustic impedance
Petroleum reservoirs
modeling
3 Citations (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
3 Citations (Scopus)

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
6 Citations (Scopus)
heavy metal
simulation
health risk
soil
geoaccumulation index

Risk management in carbon capture and geological storage: Insights from a structured expert elicitation

Larkin, P., Gracie, R., Shafiei, A., Dusseault, M., Sarkarfarshi, M., Aspinall, W. & Krewski, D., Jan 1 2019, In : International Journal of Risk Assessment and Management. 22, 3-4, p. 404-428 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Elicitation
Risk Management
Carbon
Monitoring
Uncertainty
1 Citation (Scopus)

Stochastic modeling of chemical compounds in a limestone deposit by unlocking the complexity in bivariate relationships

Battalgazy, N. & Madani, N., Nov 2019, In : Minerals. 9, 11, 683.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Chemical compounds
chemical compound
Limestone
Deposits
limestone
1 Citation (Scopus)

Stress dependency of permeability, porosity and flow channels in anhydrite and carbonate rocks

Zivar, D., Foroozesh, J., Pourafshary, P. & Salmanpour, S., Oct 1 2019, In : Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 70, 102949.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Channel flow
Core samples
Carbonates
Porosity
Rocks

The effect of cations on gelation of cross-linked polymers

SEDAGHATZADEH, M., SHAHBAZI, K., POURAFSHARY, P. & RAZAVI, S. A., Aug 1 2019, In : Petroleum Exploration and Development. 46, 4, p. 826-832 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Gelation
Cations
Polymers
Gels
gel

Uncertainty in risk issues for carbon capture and geological storage: Findings from a structured expert elicitation

Larkin, P., Gracie, R., Shafiei, A., Dusseault, M., Sarkarfarshi, M., Aspinall, W. & Krewski, D., Jan 1 2019, In : International Journal of Risk Assessment and Management. 22, 3-4, p. 429-463 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Elicitation
Carbon
Uncertainty
Leakage
Injection

Use of an artificial crown pillar in transition from open pit to underground mining

Xu, S., Suorineni, F. T., An, L., Li, Y. H. & Jin, C. Y., May 1 2019, In : International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 117, p. 118-131 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pillar
Ores
Gold mines
instrumentation
Numerical methods

碳酸盐岩储集层岩石物性变化与结构变形实验

Translated title of the contribution: Experimental investigation of changes in petrophysical properties and structural deformation of carbonate reservoirsSalimidelshad, Y., Moradzadeh, A., Kazemzadeh, E., Pourafshary, P. & Majdi, A., Jun 23 2019, In : Shiyou Kantan Yu Kaifa/Petroleum Exploration and Development. 46, 3, p. 542-551 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbonates
carbonate
Porosity
porosity
Calcite
2018
4 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
7 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
2 Citations (Scopus)

A feasibility study on confinement effect on blasting performance in narrow vein mining through numerical modelling

An, L., Suorineni, F. T., Xu, S., Li, Y. H. & Wang, Z. C., Dec 1 2018, In : International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 112, p. 84-94 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blasting
feasibility study
blasting
modeling
Ores

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
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
4 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
1 Citation (Scopus)

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
9 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
5 Citations (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
4 Citations (Scopus)
Wettability
Flooding
Experimental Investigation
Wetting
Carbonates