|Appears in Collections:||Management, Work and Organisation Conference Papers and Proceedings|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Selection of Tunnel Support System by Using Multi Criteria Decision-Making Tools|
|Citation:||Hosseini N, Oraee K & Gholinejad M (2010) Selection of Tunnel Support System by Using Multi Criteria Decision-Making Tools In: Proceedings: 29th International Conference on Ground Control in Mining, Morgantown, W. VA: Dept. of Mining Engineering, College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, West Virginia University. 29th International Conference on Ground Control in Mining, Morgantown, West Virginia, U.S.A, pp. 1-9.|
|Series/Report no.:||ICGCM Papers|
|Conference Name:||29th International Conference on Ground Control in Mining|
|Conference Location:||Morgantown, West Virginia, U.S.A|
|Abstract:||Selection of the optimum support system for underground openings such as tunnels is a complex process. In this paper, a new approach, based on a combination of the Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP), the Technique for Order Preference by Similarity to Ideal Solution (TOPSIS) and the Preference Ranking Organization METHod for Enrichment Evaluations (PROMETHEE) is introduced. For this purpose, the selection process is assumed to be a multi criteria decision-making problem. First, different support systems by using FLAC3D numerical code, based on technical, safety and stability parameters of the tunnel are specified. Then, taking economic and performance parameters as the decision criteria, by using the combination of AHP, TOPSIS, and PROMETHEE, the optimum support system is selected. As a real mine case study, this approach is used in the main access entry to C1 coal seam of Tabas collieries. Results clearly demonstrate that the proposed support system selection method is advantageous to other alternatives.|
|Rights:||The ICGCM president has granted permission for use of ICGCM conference papers in this Repository. The paper was first published in the proceedings of 29th International Conference on Ground Control in Mining by Morgantown, W. VA : Dept. of Mining Engineering, College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, West Virginia University.; The full text of the final version of this paper is available from the conference website: http://icgcm.conferenceacademy.com/papers/detail.aspx?subdomain=icgcm&iid=299; Authors listed in the author version of this paper differ from those included in the publisher version.|
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