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dc.contributor.authorThoeni, K.
dc.contributor.authorServin, M.
dc.contributor.authorGiacomini, A.
dc.description.abstractThe paper presents a preliminary numerical study aimed to improve the safety on haul roads in surface mining. The interaction and collision between granular berms and ultra-class haul trucks are investigated by using non-smooth multi-domain dynamics. The haul truck is modelled as a rigid multibody system and the granular berm as a distribution of rigid particles using the discrete element method. A non-smooth dynamics approach is applied to enable stable and time-efficient simulation of the full system with strong coupling. The numerical model is first calibrated using full-scale data from experimental tests and then applied to investigate the collision between the haul truck and granular berms of different geometry under various approach conditions.
dc.format.extent12 p.
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Matemàtiques i estadística::Anàlisi numèrica::Mètodes en elements finits
dc.subject.lcshFinite element method
dc.subject.lcshComputational methods in mechanics
dc.subject.lcshParticle methods (Numerical analysis)
dc.subject.otherNDEM, MBD, Haul Truck, Granular Material, Collision
dc.titleUsing non-smooth multi-domain dynamics to improve the safety on haul roads in surface mining
dc.typeConference report
dc.subject.lemacElements finits, Mètode dels
dc.rights.accessOpen Access
local.citation.contributorPARTICLES V
local.citation.publicationNamePARTICLES V : proceedings of the V International Conference on Particle-Based Methods : fundamentals and applications

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