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Development of a Windows-based Program for Discrete Event Simulation of Truck-Loader Haulage Systems in an Underground Mine

지하광산 트럭-로더 운반시스템의 이산 사건 시뮬레이션을 위한 Windows용 프로그램 개발

Choi, Yosoon;Park, Sebeom;Lee, Sung-Jae;Baek, Jieun;Jung, Jihoo;Park, Han-Su
최요순;박세범;이성재;백지은;정지후;박한수

  • Received : 2016.03.10
  • Accepted : 2016.04.12
  • Published : 2016.04.30

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

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Acknowledgement

Grant : 국내 석회석광 적용 자동차 경량화 광물 원료 등 미래 자원화 기술 실증화 연구, 광물자원 탐사.개발

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