Automation of drilling and blasting passport formation with intelligent algorithms

  • 1 Faculty of Economics and Engineering Ural State Mining University, Russian Federation
  • 2 Faculty of Mining Technologies Ural State Mining University, Russian Federation


This article is devoted to the problem of a passport for drilling and blasting operations formation, taking into account the main
characteristics. At most mining enterprises, this process is a manual calculation that leads to errors due to human factor and increases the
time it takes to generate drilling and blasting passport, and, as a consequence, the time for drilling and blasting.
The proposed solution is an automated complex that bases its calculations on the data of the cross-section mines shape, the dimensions of
the height and width of the mine and the cross-sectional area in the tunnel, the fortress on the scale of prof. M.M. Protodyakonov and the
thickness of the host rocks. All geometrical parameters of tunnel face are obtained automatically based on laser scanning. For further
calculations, intelligent algorithms are used, implemented using deep learning neural networks (with python tensorflow library). It is worth
noting that the final decision on the acceptance of the drilling and blasting passport is made by the person in charge. The result of using the
proposed system is automatically generated passport of drilling and blasting operations, including its alternative variations (due to the
passport chosen by the person in charge, the system will receive feedback to further improvement of the system algorithm).



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