Real-Time Simulation in Education and Research

Nowadays the digitalization is a global tendency affecting all spheres of human activities, including education and research ones. Following this tendency, TU Bergakademie Freiberg is implementing modern simulation technologies in order to bring about a better understanding by students of mining technologies and techniques, as well as to assist researchers in the development of new … Continue reading Real-Time Simulation in Education and Research

Cutting Test Rig HXS 1000-50

The cutting test rig HXS 1000-50 was designed and manufactured by the ASW GmbH Naumburg company exclusively for TU Bergakademie Freiberg in 2008. The rig enables the investigation of the rock cutting process with the use of a big variety of cutting tools and in a wide range of cutting parameters. The installed power of … Continue reading Cutting Test Rig HXS 1000-50

Alternative rock-cutting lab at Montanuniversitaet Leoben

The Chair of Mining engineering at Montanuniversitaet Leoben has a strong focus on alternative rock fragmentation technologies. The major focus lies on high-power microwave irradiation for pre-conditioning hard rocks prior to mechanical excavation. The available laboratory infrastructure consists of a 30¬†kW microwave fracturing apparatus, fully equipped rock mechanics and micro-analytical laboratories and extended computer infrastructure … Continue reading Alternative rock-cutting lab at Montanuniversitaet Leoben

The RockCutting Center at the Institute for Advanced Mining Technologies (AMT)

The work group RockCutting of the Institute for Advanced Mining Technologies (AMT) does research in the field of mechanical extraction of resources and investigates the main variables affecting the extraction process and describes these in a model. An extensive need of research results especially from developments in power transmission and sensor technology.