Publications

The experts at CDI, CT, and GDI have published numerous papers on topics spanning all corners of the materials handling industry. See below for a partial list.

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Papers by Conveyor Dynamics, Inc. (CDI)
* Author Title Presented on/at Date
* Aldrich, J. and Zhang, Y. Minimizing Belt Wear and Damage From Optimized Chute Design SME Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, UT 2014
* Zhang, Y. Efficient Elevated Conveyor Structure and Better Maintenance Using Self Powered Trolley SME Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, UT 2014
* Jennings, A., Perrone, P., and Cornet, J. Case Study: Correcting Control Problems on Essroc’s Multidrive Station, Horizontally Curved Conveyor 2013 Transactions of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, Vol. 334, pp 472-476 2013
* Jennings, A., Bhansari, J., and Shah, K. High Speed Conveying: India’s First Elevated, Triangulated Gallery Overland Conveyor Bulk Solids Handling, No. 6, pp 24-27 2013
* Zhang, Y. Extended reach: Overland Pipe Conveyor with Low Rolling resistance Belt Bulk Solids Handling, No. 4, pp 16-21 2013
* Nordell, L. K. Overland Conveyors Designed for Efficient Cost and Performance Bulk India December 2003
* Nordell, L. K. Modern Ore Transfer Chute Belt Feeder Designs Developed from Discrete Element Modeling (DEM) BELTCON 12 Conference, Republic of South Africa July 2003
* Nordell, L. K. Overland Conveyors Designed for Efficient Cost and Performance BELTCON 12 Conference, Republic of South Africa July 2003
* Nordell, L. K. Designing Power Efficient Belt Conveyors Power and Electric Annual Exposition March 2003
* Cornet, J. L. Head and Tail Controls in Long Overland Conveyors SME Annual Conference in Phoenix, Arizona February 2002
* Lemmon, R. Local Stresses in Belt Turnovers in Conveyor Belts SME Annual Conference in Phoenix, Arizona February 2002
* Nordell, L. K. A New Era in Overland Conveyor Belt Design Engineering Mining Journal 1999
* Nordell, L. K. Recent Applications in Conveyor Systems to Improve Conveyor Performance IIR Conference, Perth & Sydney, Australia July 1999
* Nordell, L. K. Improving Belt Conveyor Efficiencies: Power, Strength & Life, W/Overland System Case Studies 4thAnnual Optimizing Conveyor Performance in Mining Conference, Australasian Mining & Energy Taskforce, Perth &Sydney Australia April 1998
* Nordell, L. K. Zisco Installs World’s Longest Troughed Belt 15.6 KM Horizontally Curved Conveyor BELTCON 9 Conference, Republic of South Africa October 1997
* Nordell, L. K. Particle Flow Modeling: Transfer Chutes and Other Applications BELTCON 9 Conference, Republic of South Africa October 1997
* Nordell, L. K. The Power of Rubber – Part 1 Bulk Solids Handling, Trans Tech Publications, Vol. 16, No. 3 1996
* Nordell, L. K. Rubbers Impact on Belt Power, Strength and Life BELTCON 8 Conference, Republic of South Africa October 1995
* Nordell, L. K. Rubber’s Influence on Belt Conveyor Design, Understanding Rubber Properties in Conveyor Design BELTCON 8 Conference, Republic of South Africa October 1995
* Nordell, L. K. and Van Heerden, J. J. Technological Innovation Extend Life of Palabora’s Main Slope Belt BELTCON 8 Conference, Republic of South Africa October 1995
* Nordell, L. K. and Van Heerden, J. J. Curved Chutes and Other Improvements at the Palabora Mine BELTCON 8 Conference, Republic of South Africa October 1995
* Melley, R. E. and Nordell, L. K. Cold Weather Belt Power Equation Based on Belt Rubber Properties AIME-SME Annual Convention, Denver, Colorado March 1995
* Nordell, L. K. and Destefano, R. E. Spring Creek Coal Horizontally Curved Overland: Easy Upgrading of Its Starting Controls Using Head & Tail Drives with Gravity Takeup AIME-SME Annual Convention, Denver, Colorado March 1995
* Nordell, L. K. Palabora Installs Curved Transfer Chute in Hard Rock to Minimize Belt Cover Wear Bulk Solids Handling Trans Tech Publications, Vol. 14, No. 4 1994
* Cornet, J. L. Programmable Logic Control for Modern Material Handling Systems AIME-SME Annual Convention, Reno, Nevada February 1993
* Cornet, J. L. Requirement for Stringent Specifications for Braking Systems on Regenerative Conveyors AIME-SME Annual Convention, Reno Nevada February 1993
* Nordell, L. K. Steel Cord Splice Design and Fabrication Techniques AIME-SME Annual Convention, Reno Nevada February 1993
* O’Donovan, E.J. Dynamic Analysis – Benefits for All Conveyors AIME-SME Annual Convention, Reno, Nevada February 1993
* Sethi, V. and Nordell, L. K. Modern Pulley Design Techniques and Failure Analysis Methods AIME-SME Annual Convention, Reno, Nevada February 1993
* Qiu, X. and Sethi, V. A New Pulley Stress Analysis Method Based on Modified Transfer Matrix Bulk Solids Handling Trans Tech Publications, Vol. 13, No. 4 1993
* Nordell, L. K. Steel Cord Belt & Splice Construction: Modernizing Their Specifications; Improving Their Economics Bulk Solids Handling, Trans Tech Publications, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp 781-792 1993
* Cornet, J. L. A Modern Approach to PLC Programming in Mining Operations Bulk Solids Handling Trans Tech Publication, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 871-877 November 1991
* Nordell, L. K. The Channar 20km Overland, A Flagship for Modern Belt Conveyor Technology Bulk Solids Handling, Trans Tech Publication, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp 781-792 November 1991
* Nordell, L. K., Qiu, X., and Sethi, V. Belt Conveyor Steel Cord Splice Analysis Using Finite Element Methods Bulk Solids Handling, Trans Tech Publications, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 863-868 November 1991
* Nordell, L. K. Improved High Capacity Conveyor Designs American Mining Congress Annual Meeting 1989
* Nordell, L. K. High Capacity Conveyors:  Concepts & Trends Influencing Their Design AMC MINEXPO Conference, Chicago, Illinois April 1988
* Nordell, L. K. The Theory and Practice of Belt Conveyor Dynamic Analysis BELTCON 4 Conference, Republic of South Africa September 1987
* Nordell, L. K. and Ciozda, Z. P. The Analysis of Starting and Stopping High Strengths, High Capacity Belts Using Modern Engineering Tools AIME-SME Annual Meeting 1984
* Nordell, L. K. Selection and Sizing of Conveyors & Stackers AIME-SME Annual Meeting September 1982
* Nordell, L. K. Belt Conveyor Drives: Factors That Influence Their Selection AIME-SME Annual Meeting March 1977
* Nordell, L. K. Palabora 15.5 Slope Belt Drive System Design, 7050 kW Wound Motor & Resister Step Control; Fixed Time Resistors Get The Job Done Bulk Solids Handling Trans Tech Publications

 

Papers by Comminution Technology, JV. (CT)
* Author Title Presented on/at Date
* Hart, S., Nordell, L.K., and Faulkner, C. Development of a SAG Mill Liner at Cadia Using DEM Modeling SAG Annual Convention, Vancouver, BC September, 2006
* Nordell, L. K. and Potapov, A. V. Comminution Simulation Using Discrete Element Method (DEM) Approach - From Single Particle Breakage to Full-Scale SAG Mill Operation SAG Annual Convention, Vancouver, BC September-October, 2001
* Qiu, X., Potapov, A., Song, M., and Nordell, L. Prediction of Wear of Mill Lifters using Discrete Element Method SAG Annual Convention, Vancouver, BC September-October, 2001
* Song, M., Qiu, X., Potapov, A., and Nordell, L. MILLSTAT - A Software Package for Statistical Analysis of Mill Databases SAG Annual Convention, Vancouver, BC September-October, 2001
* Herbst, J. A. and Nordell, L. K. Optimization of the Design and SAG Mill Internals Using High Fidelity Simulation SAG Annual Convention, Vancouver, BC September-October, 2001