Publications and Seminar Notes

PERFORMANCE PREDICTION

1) L. Ozdemir, "Performance Prediction for Mechanical Excavators in Yucca Mountain Tuff", Task Report to Sandia National Laboratories, Contract 35-0039, (February, 1991).

2) J. Rostami, L. Ozdemir, D. Neil "Performance Prediction, The Key Issue in Mechanical Excavation". Mining Engineering, (November 1994).

3) J. Rostami, L. Ozdemir "Computer Modeling of Mechanical Excavators Cutterhead", Proceedings of the World Rock Boring Association Conference, (Sept 17-19, 1996).

4) M. Cigla, L. Ozdemir, "Computer Modeling For Improved Production of Mechanical ExcavatorsPDF versionText only version", Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, (February 2000).  

TUNNEL BORING MACHINE

1) Ozdemir, L., and Nilsen, B. "Hard Rock Tunnel Boring Prediction and Field PerformancePDF versionText only version", Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference (RETC) Proceedings, 1993, Boston, USA

2) Friant, E. J., Ozdemir, L., "Tunnel Boring Technology - Present and FuturePDF versionText only version", Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference (RETC) Proceedings, 1993, Boston, USA

3) Bilgin, N., Nasuf, E., Cigla, M. "Stability Problems effecting the performance of a full-face tunnel boring machine in Istanbul - Baltalimani TunnelPDF versionText only version", Proceeding on Assessment and Prevention of Failure Phenomena in Rock Engineering, Istanbul, Turkey, 1993

4) J. Rostami, L. Ozdemir, and B. Nilsen, " Comparison Between CSM and NTH Hard Rock TBM Performance Prediction ModelsPDF versionText only version", ISDT 1996, Las vegas NV.

5) Nelson, B., Ozdemir, L., "Recent Developments in Site Investigation and Testing For Hard Rock TBM ProjectsPDF versionText only version”, Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference (RETC) Proceedings, Chapter 39, 1999.

6) M. Cigla, S. Yagiz and L. Ozdemir, "Application of Tunnel Boring Machines in Underground Mine DevelopmentPDF versionText only version", International Mining Congress, 2001, Ankara, Turkey.

7) L. Ozdemir, B. Nilsen, "Recommended Laboratory Rock Testing For TBM ProjectsPDF versionText only version"

FIELD CUTTERLOAD / THRUST MEASUREMENTS FOR HARD ROCK TBMs 

1) Wang F., Ozdemir L., and Fishman C., "Tunnel Boring Machine InstrumentationPDF versionText only version", Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference (RETC) Proceedings, 1979.

ROADHEADER

1) Neil, D. and Ozdemir, L., "Considerations for Development of Hard Rock RoadheadersPDF versionText only version", International Symposium on Mine Mechanization and Automation, Vol. 2, June 10-13, 1991

2) Neil, D., M., Rostami J., et., al., "Production Estimating Techniques For Underground Mining Using RoadheadersPDF versionText only version" SME/AIME Annual Meeting, 1994, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

3) Rostami J., Ozdemir L., et., al., "Roadheaders Performance Optimization For Mining and Civil ConstructionPDF versionText only version"  Proceedings of 13th Annual Technical Conference, Institute of Shaft Drilling Technology (ISDT), 1994 Las Vegas, NV.

4) Rostami J., Ozdemir L., Neil M. Neil, "Application of Heavy Duty Roadheaders for Underground Development of the Yucca Mountain Exploratory Study FacilityPDF versionText only version", IRWMC 1994.

5) J. Rostami, L. Ozdemir, and B. Asbury. "Mini-Disc Equipped Roadheader Technology for Hard Rock MiningPDF versionText only version", Third International Symposium on Mine Mechanization and Automation, Vol. II, June 12-14 1995, Golden Colorado.

6) H., Copur, L., Ozdemir, Rostami, J., "Roadheader Applications in Mining and Tunneling IndustriesPDF versionText only version” Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, 1998, Orlando, FL.

CONTINUOUS MINER

1) B. Asbury, M. Cigla, "Design Methology, Field Testing and Evaluation of a Continuous Miner Cutterhead for Dust Reduction in Underground Coal MinesPDF versionText only version", Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) Annual Meeting, (2002). 

2) Asbury B., Dezeeuw M., Cigla M., Ozdemir L., "Results of Practical Design Modifications for Resperiable Dust Reduction on Continuous Miners in Underground Coal MiningPDF versionText only version", Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) Annual Meeting, Cincinnati Ohio, 2003.

MINI DISC CUTTER TECHNOLOGY

1) Friant E., J., Ozdemir L., et., al., "Mini Cutter technology - The answer to a Truly Mobile ExcavatorPDF versionText only version"  Proceedings of North American Tunneling Conference (NAT) and Exhibition, 1994, CO

2) Ronnkvist, E., Ozdemir L., "Testing and Performance Evaluation of a 32 inch Cutterhead Using Mini Disc CuttersPDF versionText only version" Proceedings of ISDT annual Technical Conference'94, Las Vegas, NV.

3) Ronnkvist, E., et., al., (1994) "Development of A Mechanical Alcove Excavator for The Yucca Mountain Exploratory Study FacilityPDF versionText only version" Proceedings of The 5th Annual International High-Level Radioactive.

4) Asbury, B., Rostami, J., and Ozdemir, L., "A New Concept for Selective Mechanical Mining of Hard RockPDF versionText only version", SME 1998, Orlando, FL.

DRAG CUTTERS

1) B. Asbury, L. Ozdemir, T. Rozgonyi, "Frustum Bit Technology for Continuous Miner and Roadheader ApplicationsPDF versionText only version", SAIMM 2001, 

DISC CUTTERS

1) Ozdemir L., Miller R.J., Wang F.D., “Mechanical Tunnel Boring Machine Prediction and Machine Design”, NSF APR73-07776-A03, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, USA, (1978)

2) Rostami, J., Ozdemir, L. "A New Model for Performance Prediction of Hard Rock TBMsPDF versionText only version", Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference (RETC) Proceedings, 1993, Boston, USA

MECHANICAL MINING

1) L. Ozdemir, "Mechanical Excavation Techniques for Hard Rock Mining", Fourth Canadian Symposium, Saskatoon, Canada, Sept. 1990

SEMINARS  

1) Soft Ground and Hard Rock Mechanical Tunneling Technology Seminar, which was sponsored by Colorado School of Mines (CSM), Herrenknecht A.G., and American Underground Construction Association (AUA) was held on March 28, 2003 at CSM campus. Topics that were covered in this one day seminar included:

  • Hard Rock TBMs by Dr. Martin Herrenknecht (paper1PDF versionText only version)
  • Site Investigations/Testing for TBM Projects by Dr. Levent Ozdemir (paper1PDF versionText only version, paper2PDF versionText only version)
  • Soft Ground TBMs-Earth Pressure Balance (EPB) Machines by Dr. Martin Herrenknecht (paper1PDF versionText only version)
  • Soft Ground TBMs- Slurry Shields by Dr. Martin Herrenknecht (paper1PDF versionText only version)
  • Microtunneling Machines by Dr. Martin Herrenknecht (paper1PDF versionText only version)
  • Segmental Concrete Lining Design and Installation by Dr. Martin Herrenknecht (paper1PDF versionText only version)
  • Boulder Detection and Characterization by Dr. Tibor Rozgonyi
  • Machine Performance Assessment and Costing by Dr. Levent Ozdemir(paper1PDF versionText only version, paper2PDF versionText only version, TBM performance predictionPDF versionText only version)

MAGAZINES

1Schooling in Earth SciencePDF versionText only version, T&T North America, June 2000.

2) J. Nocero, "Colorado School of MinesPDF versionText only version", Cover Story, Tunnel Business Magazine, December 2000.

3) WT Materials Review, "The Cutting EdgePDF versionText only version", World Tunneling, March 2002.

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