Digital transformation and intellectualization of mining systems

The development of the manufacturing sector requires increasing its flexibility, variability, and the ability to respond quickly and adequately to external changes in the economic situation. This requires the introduction of cyber-physical systems, the so-called “digital twins” (digital twin). The article analyzes the development of “digital analogues” of the deposit of solid minerals and mining enterprises engaged in their development. The concept of a “digital double” defined. The gradual complication of the representation of the “digital twin” of a mining enterprise traced. During the development of mining operations, the determination of technological parameters, the assessment of the possible transformation of the rock mass under the influence of man-made impact, the development of measures to prevent undesirable phenomena, the study of phase transitions of matter (gas emission, dust formation), monitoring the effectiveness of ventilation and ventilation systems, operational process control, industrial safety control. The necessity of clarifying the functional orientation in determining the “digital twin” of a deposit of solid minerals and a mining enterprise is determined.

Keywords: Mine, mineral deposit, digital twin, object, model, virtual representation, technological process, mining, industrial safety.
For citation:

Zakharov V. N., Kubrin S. S. Digital transformation and   intellectualization of mining systems. MIAB. Mining Inf. Anal. Bull. 2022;(5-2):31—47. [In Russ]. DOI: 10.25018/0236_1493_2022_52_0_31.

Issue number: 5
Year: 2022
Page number: 31-47
ISBN: 0236-1493
UDK: 622.1, 622.062, 622.06
DOI: 10.25018/0236_1493_2022_52_0_31
Article receipt date: 18.10.2021
Date of review receipt: 28.02.2022
Date of the editorial board′s decision on the article′s publishing: 10.04.2022
About authors:

Zakharov V. N.1, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Director of IPKON, e-mail:
Kubrin S. S.1, Dr. Sci. (Eng.), Professor, Head of Laboratory,;
1 Institute of Problems of Comprehensive Exploitation of Mineral Resources of Russian Academy of Sciences, 111020, Moscow, Russia.


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