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Development of a Windows-based Program for Discrete Event Simulation of Truck-Loader Haulage Systems in an Underground Mine
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  • Journal title : Tunnel and Underground Space
  • Volume 26, Issue 2,  2016, pp.87-99
  • Publisher : Korean Society for Rock Mechanics
  • DOI : 10.7474/TUS.2016.26.2.087
 Title & Authors
Development of a Windows-based Program for Discrete Event Simulation of Truck-Loader Haulage Systems in an Underground Mine
Choi, Yosoon; Park, Sebeom; Lee, Sung-Jae; Baek, Jieun; Jung, Jihoo; Park, Han-Su;
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 Abstract
We developed a Windows-based program for discrete event simulation of truck-loader haulage systems in an underground mine. The Daesung MDI limestone mine located in Samcheok City, Gangwon Province, Korea was selected as the study area to design the program. The developed program is composed of the graphic user interface (GUI) and simulation engine implemented by Visual Basic.NET 2012 and the GPSS/H simulation language, respectively. When a user sets up input parameters for the discrete event simulation through GUI, the program activates the simulation engine, and then simulation results are displayed on GUI. This paper describes the details of the program development as well as its applications to the study area to determine the optimal number of trucks dispatched at each loading point under different operating conditions.
 Keywords
Underground mine;Truck-loader haulage system;Simulation;GPSS/H;
 Language
Korean
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