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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Shield Support Selection Based on Geometric Characteristics of Coal Seam
Author(s): Goshtasbi, Kamran
Oraee, Kazem
Khakpour-Yeganeh, Farmin
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Keywords: longwall
coal seam inclination
coal seam thickness
powered support
2-leg shield
4-leg shield
Strength of materials
Coal mines and mining
Coal Pillar Strength
Issue Date: Mar-2006
Date Deposited: 2-Sep-2011
Citation: Goshtasbi K, Oraee K & Khakpour-Yeganeh F (2006) Shield Support Selection Based on Geometric Characteristics of Coal Seam. Journal of Mining Science, 42 (2), pp. 151-156.
Abstract: The most initial investment in longwall face equipping is the cost of powered support. Selection of proper shields for powered supports is based on load, geometric characterization of coal seams and economical considerations.
DOI Link: 10.1007/s10913-006-0042-7
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