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Mechanical Sensor Guidance of a Mining Machine.

Authors
Jobes-CC
Source
10th WVU Int'l Mng Electrotech Conf Morgantown West Virginia, 7/24-27/90 West Virginia Univ PP 89-93 :89-93
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10008492
Abstract
Computer-assisted control of a mining machine can place the operator in a safe, remote location. A guidance system aids remote positioning of a mining machine by determining its position and heading. The mechanical position and heading system (mphs) developed at the U.S. Bureau of Mines provides such navigation information during face maneuvers. Formulating the required theory yielded a robust algorithm for calculating the position and heading. Implementing this theory through hardware and software design allowed testing. Analysis of the errors and test results showed the mphs provides reliable results.
Publication Date
19900101
Document Type
OP;
Fiscal Year
1990
Identifying No.
OP 10-91
NIOSH Division
PRC;
Source Name
10th WVU Int'l. Mng. Electrotech. Conf., Morgantown, West Virginia, 7/24-27/90. West Virginia Univ., PP. 89-93
State
WV;
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