The design of a model armoured face conveyor

Smith, Hayden Brett (2001). The design of a model armoured face conveyor B.Sc Thesis, School of Engineering, The University of Queensland.

       
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Author Smith, Hayden Brett
Thesis Title The design of a model armoured face conveyor
School, Centre or Institute School of Engineering
Institution The University of Queensland
Publication date 2001-01-01
Thesis type B.Sc Thesis
Supervisor Dr. Ross McAree
Total pages 37
Language eng
Subjects 09 Engineering
Formatted abstract

Outlined in the following thesis is a design for a 1:100 scale model of an armoured face conveyor system. This model has originated for various reliability tests, so that we can further enhance our knowledge of the dynamic effects that are associated with failures. The model is contained within a steel frame and consists of two AC motors that drive the roller chain and four DC motors to simulate the load from the coal.  

Chapters on design techniques and Longwall mining have also been included as background information needed to complete this model design.  

Keyword Armoured face coveryor systems
Additional Notes * Mechanical Engineering undergraduate theses. 2001

Document type: Thesis
Collection: UQ Theses (non-RHD) - UQ staff and students only
 
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