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Main Scientific Directions


  • Improvement of construction and reconstruction of mining, transport, hydroengineering and other structures, development of technologies for sound and economical driving of tunnels and support structures;

  • Study of the stressed-strained state of the rock mass around mine workings and underground structures and perfection of its assessment methods;

  • Development  of calculation methods of static, rheological/flow and dynamic loads of mine workings and underground structures,  their computer programs and technical guidelines; application of those in specific projects;

  • Improvement of design methods for opening and development of sheet and vein deposits;

  • Research and development of a technology for mining deep levels of thick coal seams under difficult mining and geological conditions;

  • Development of methods for complex utilization of manganese deposits;

  • Development of pipe-line hydro-transportation systems (pulp-lines, oil and gas pipelines) safe and reliable operation complex events; elaboration of pipelines and equipment condition technical diagnostics advanced methodological principles;

  • Pipelines electricity transportation system, transient regimes, non-stationary processes investigation and hydraulic impacts protecting effective means and ways development;

  • Elaboration of pipelines and equipment hydro-abrasive wear investigation and reducing effective means and ways;

  • The ropeway transportation means, lifting transport devices and mechanisms.

  • Pipe-line hydro-transportation systems (pulp-lines, oil and gas pipelines) calculation, projecting, operation, expertise and monitoring problems related issues;

  • Projecting, modeling, calculation and expertise of ropeways and similar roping and axial systems;

  • Development of novel environmentally friendly explosives;

  • Research of the seismic effect caused by a single blast and development of techniques for reducing its harmful impact on engineering structures;

  • Perfection of blast operations in densely populated areas for reducing their harmful effect on natural and historic treasures;

  • Development of computer programs for determining optimal parameters of drilling and blasting operations;

  • Development of explosive compacting, hardening, welding and synthesis technologies;

  • Development of superhard materials production technology using shock waves and high initial temperatures;

  • Development of technologies for production of nanostructural composite materials;

  • Analysis and elaboration of methods for calculation of dynamic loads caused by explosion;

  • Development of systems for protection people and mining objects from explosion effect;

  • Systems for protection collieries from methane and coal dust explosion;  

  • Establishment of properties of rocks and building materials and quality control;

  • Development of a novel sound-damping and low-heat building materials production technology and research methods;

  • Calculation and design of underground constructions and tunnels;

  • Chemical analysis of ores and their concentrates;

  • Analysis of water and soil (except of microbiological)

  • Technological testing of metallic and nonmetallic minerals by mechanical (gravitation, magnetic and electrostatic separation, flotation) and chemical (hydrometallurgy) methods for assessment of deposit economic potential

  • Improvement of current technological processes of mineral dressing; 

  • Environmental problems of mining industry.

Last update:    03/12/2014


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