Modern coal mines are equipped with all mechanical means required for road making and coal cutting. The average daily face output has grown considerably. Therefore, appropriate gas and dust conditions, as well as reliable degassing and ventilation modes are needed. The problems +connected with the coal industry development should be solved using the best advanced technologies aimed to ensure economic effect and, first of all, improved working environment and safety of miners. The topical questions of improvement of mechanized longwall equipment efficiency at the expense of operational control are discussed. The modeling results demonstrate necessity and efficiency of operational control over cutter–loaders in highly production longwalls. The developed model of coal breaking and haulage within a longwall makes it possible to optimize control modes of cutter–loader advance speed and to ensure safe and efficient coal mining. Given certain conditions, coal cutting is possible without full-time presence of miners in the face area. Modeling of operational control of mechanized high-production longwall equipment in terms of Polysaevskaya Mine of SUEK-Kuzbass has proved feasibility of improvement of longwall equipment efficiency.

For citation: Kopylov K. N., Kubrin S. S., Zakorshmenniy I. M. Modeling of cutter–loader control in high production longwallsGornyy informatsionno-analiticheskiy byulleten'. 2019;4:30-40. [In Russ]. DOI: 10.25018/0236-1493-2019-04-0-30-40.


Сoal mine efficiency, degassing and ventilation, production safety and efficiency, transportation system, coal breaking and haulage modeling, methane release, operational control, cutter–loader parameters.

Issue number: 4
Year: 2019
ISBN: 0236-1493
UDK: 622:621.31
DOI: 10.25018/0236-1493-2019-04-0-30-40
Authors: Kopylov K. N., Kubrin S. S., Zakorshmenniy I. M.

About authors: K.N. Kopylov, Technical Director, JSC «SUEK», S.S. Kubrin (1), Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Head of Laboratory, I.M. Zakorshmennyi (1), Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Leading Researcher, 1) Institute of Problems of Comprehensive Exploitation of Mineral Resources of Russian Academy of Sciences, 111020, Moscow, Russia. Corresponding author: I.M. Zakorshmennyi, e-mail:


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