Using cluster analysis for planning mining operations on the granite quarries

Ruslan Sobolevskyi , Igor Korobiichuk , Michał Nowicki , Roman Szewczyk


The grouping of granite areas in Zhytomyr region was made on the basis of cluster analysis. It was determined the character of interconnection among structure indexes of granite deposits and received analytical dependence for measuring deposit's size. The analysis of fracture systems using different methods of clustering was made. It was grounded that tlie maximum clustering efficiency was characteristic for K-means (Chebychev Distances) method. Tlie fracture systems were allocated and their parameters were defined. Basing on the defmed system of fractures and the previous results of assessing dependence of the energy efficiency of ruining granites depending 011 the separation surface, it was grounded the optimal direction of mining works development. Tlie cluster analysis of distances between the layer cracks for determining the rational heiglit of the quarry ledge was made. The rational direction of mining operations, that would coincide witli tlie orientation of the lengthwise system of fractures and would comprise 70,00000° 8,16497° was substantiated. Using the cluster analysis for higli-altitude localization of fractures of natural separation allowed giving the proofs to the altitude of terraces for different horizons. It was proved the efficiency of applying cluster analysis for determining optimal parameters for the system of granite deposits development.
Author Ruslan Sobolevskyi - Zhytomyr State Technological University (ZSTU) [Zhytomyr State Technological University]
Ruslan Sobolevskyi,,
, Igor Korobiichuk (FM / IACR)
Igor Korobiichuk,,
- The Institute of Automatic Control and Robotics
, Michał Nowicki (FM / IMBE)
Michał Nowicki,,
- The Institute of Metrology and Biomedical Engineering
, Roman Szewczyk (FM / IMBE)
Roman Szewczyk,,
- The Institute of Metrology and Biomedical Engineering
Publication size in sheets0.5
Book International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference Surveying Geology and Mining Ecology Management (SGEM 2016). Conference Proceedings, International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference & EXPO SGEM, vol. 2, 2016, International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM, ISBN 978-619-7105-59-9, 1098 p., DOI:10.5593/sgem2016B22
Keywords in Englishcluster analysis, granite areas, fracture systems, rational direction of mining operations, parameters of mining system
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)15
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ScoreMinisterial score = 15.0, 23-12-2019, BookChapterSeriesAndMatConfByConferenceseries
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 15.0, 23-12-2019, BookChapterSeriesAndMatConfByConferenceseries
Publication indicators WoS Citations = 1; Scopus Citations = 3; GS Citations = 8.0
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