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Operational Loads Measurement and Design Optimization of a Gold Mine Rail Hauling System Showing Fatigue Cracks
Mathieu Lussier ing. M.SC.A. MBA (Optimec Consultants inc., Canada);
David Paquette ing. (Agnico Eagle, Canada);
Tim Hunter, PhD, PE (Wolf Star Technologies, LLC, USA);
In such a dynamic application, accurate loads assessment is almost impossible unless measuring them during operations. Furthermore, when fatigue is studied, understanding of loads variations is very important as it can have a large impact on results. True-Load technology combined with ABAQUS was a big help to understand the dynamic loads on the car, which is an important step in order to improve the design and solve the problem.
DOWNLOAD AGNICO EAGLE PAPER ON OPTIMIZATION OF A GOLD MINE RAIL HAULING SYSTEM
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