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The effect of mineralogy on the microwave assisted cutting of igneous rocks

BULLETIN OF ENGINEERING GEOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, vol.81, no.1, 2022 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

The assessment of the factors affecting the microwave heating of magmatic rocks

GEOMECHANICS AND GEOPHYSICS FOR GEO-ENERGY AND GEO-RESOURCES, vol.6, no.4, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) Sustainable Development identifier identifier

The influence of microwave treatment on the compressive and tensile strength of igneous rocks

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROCK MECHANICS AND MINING SCIENCES, vol.129, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

The needle penetration index to estimate the performance of an axial type roadheader used in a coal mine

GEOMECHANICS AND GEOPHYSICS FOR GEO-ENERGY AND GEO-RESOURCES, vol.5, no.1, pp.37-45, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) Sustainable Development identifier identifier

Predicting the strength and brittleness of rocks from a crushability index

BULLETIN OF ENGINEERING GEOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, vol.77, no.4, pp.1639-1645, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

Investigating the effect of strength on the LCPC abrasivity of igneous rocks

GEOMECHANICS AND ENGINEERING, vol.15, no.2, pp.805-810, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

Estimating the uniaxial compressive strength of pyroclastic rocks from the slake durability index

BULLETIN OF ENGINEERING GEOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, vol.76, no.3, pp.1107-1115, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

The needle penetration test for predicting coal strength

JOURNAL OF THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF MINING AND METALLURGY, vol.117, no.6, pp.587-591, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) Sustainable Development identifier identifier

The performance prediction of roadheaders from easy testing methods

BULLETIN OF ENGINEERING GEOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, vol.75, no.4, pp.1585-1596, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) Sustainable Development identifier identifier

The prediction of penetration rate for percussive drills from indirect tests using artificial neural networks

JOURNAL OF THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF MINING AND METALLURGY, vol.116, no.8, pp.790-797, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

Estimating specific energy from the brittleness indexes in cutting metallic ores

JOURNAL OF THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF MINING AND METALLURGY, vol.116, no.8, pp.761-766, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

A preliminary study on the conversion factor used in the prediction of the UCS from the BPI for pyroclastic rocks

BULLETIN OF ENGINEERING GEOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, vol.75, no.2, pp.771-780, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

An assessment on the indirect determination of the volumetric block proportion of Misis fault breccia (Adana, Turkey)

BULLETIN OF ENGINEERING GEOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, vol.74, no.3, pp.899-907, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

The usability of the Cerchar abrasivity index for the evaluation of the triaxial strength of Misis Fault Breccia

BULLETIN OF ENGINEERING GEOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, vol.74, no.1, pp.163-170, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

Estimation of rock strength from quantitative assessment of rock texture

JOURNAL OF THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF MINING AND METALLURGY, vol.114, no.6, pp.471-480, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

Performance prediction of roadheaders in metallic ore excavation

TUNNELLING AND UNDERGROUND SPACE TECHNOLOGY, vol.40, pp.38-45, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

Predicting the compressive and tensile strength of rocks from indentation hardness index

JOURNAL OF THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF MINING AND METALLURGY, vol.112, no.5, pp.331-339, 2012 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

The drillability assessment of rocks using the different brittleness values

TUNNELLING AND UNDERGROUND SPACE TECHNOLOGY, vol.26, no.2, pp.406-414, 2011 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

Predicting the crushability of rocks from the impact strength index

MINERALS ENGINEERING, vol.23, no.9, pp.752-754, 2010 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

Analyses of acoustic emission response of a fault breccia in uniaxial deformation

BULLETIN OF ENGINEERING GEOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, vol.69, no.3, pp.455-463, 2010 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

The effect of rock classes on the relation between uniaxial compressive strength and point load index

BULLETIN OF ENGINEERING GEOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, vol.68, no.3, pp.345-353, 2009 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

Predicting the uniaxial compressive strength and elastic modulus of a fault breccia from texture coefficient

ROCK MECHANICS AND ROCK ENGINEERING, vol.42, no.1, pp.117-127, 2009 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

Evaluating the geomechanical properties of Misis fault breccia (Turkey)

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROCK MECHANICS AND MINING SCIENCES, vol.45, no.8, pp.1469-1479, 2008 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

Indentation hardness test to estimate the sawability of carbonate rocks

BULLETIN OF ENGINEERING GEOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, vol.67, no.4, pp.507-511, 2008 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

Triaxial strength of a fault breccia of weak rocks in a strong matrix

BULLETIN OF ENGINEERING GEOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, vol.67, no.3, pp.435-441, 2008 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

Determination of physical properties of carbonate rocks from P-wave velocity

BULLETIN OF ENGINEERING GEOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, vol.67, no.2, pp.277-281, 2008 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

Electrical resistivity measurements to predict abrasion resistance of rock aggregates

BULLETIN OF MATERIALS SCIENCE, vol.31, no.2, pp.179-184, 2008 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

Predicting Los Angeles abrasion loss of rock aggregates from crushability index

BULLETIN OF MATERIALS SCIENCE, vol.31, no.2, pp.173-177, 2008 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

Determination of fracture depth of rock blocks from P-wave velocity

BULLETIN OF ENGINEERING GEOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, vol.67, no.1, pp.11-16, 2008 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

The correlations between the saturated and dry P-wave velocity of rocks

ULTRASONICS, vol.46, no.4, pp.341-348, 2007 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

Empirical methods to predict the abrasion resistance of rock aggregates

BULLETIN OF ENGINEERING GEOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, vol.66, no.4, pp.449-455, 2007 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

Multifactorial fuzzy approach to the sawability classification of building stones

CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING MATERIALS, vol.21, no.8, pp.1672-1679, 2007 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

A quality classification of building stones from P-wave velocity and its application to stone cutting with gang saws

JOURNAL OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF MINING AND METALLURGY, vol.107, no.7, pp.427-430, 2007 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

Estimating unconfined compressive strength and elastic modulus of a fault breccia mixture of weak blocks and strong matrix

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROCK MECHANICS AND MINING SCIENCES, vol.43, no.8, pp.1277-1287, 2006 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

Predicting the physico-mechanical properties of rocks from electrical impedance spectoscopy measurements

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROCK MECHANICS AND MINING SCIENCES, vol.43, no.4, pp.543-553, 2006 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

Sawability prediction of carbonate rocks from shear strength parameters using artificial neural networks

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROCK MECHANICS AND MINING SCIENCES, vol.43, no.1, pp.157-164, 2006 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

A comparative evaluation of indirect methods to estimate the compressive strength of rocks

ROCK MECHANICS AND ROCK ENGINEERING, vol.38, no.4, pp.329-343, 2005 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

The effect of porosity on the relation between uniaxial compressive strength and point load index

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROCK MECHANICS AND MINING SCIENCES, vol.42, no.4, pp.584-589, 2005 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

Correlations between P-wave velocity and Atterberg limits of cohesive soils

CANADIAN GEOTECHNICAL JOURNAL, vol.42, no.2, pp.673-677, 2005 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

Predicting the sawability of carbonate rocks using multiple curvilinear regression analysis

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROCK MECHANICS AND MINING SCIENCES, vol.41, no.7, pp.1123-1131, 2004 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

Sawability prediction of carbonate rocks from brittleness indexes

JOURNAL OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF MINING AND METALLURGY, vol.104, no.4, pp.239-243, 2004 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

A brittleness index to estimate fracture toughness

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROCK MECHANICS AND MINING SCIENCES, vol.41, no.2, pp.343-348, 2004 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

Performance analysis of drilling machines using rock modulus ratio

JOURNAL OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF MINING AND METALLURGY, vol.103, no.8, pp.515-522, 2003 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

Dominant rock properties affecting the penetration rate of percussive drills

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROCK MECHANICS AND MINING SCIENCES, vol.40, no.5, pp.711-723, 2003 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

Correlation of TBM and drilling machine performances with rock brittleness

ENGINEERING GEOLOGY, vol.65, no.4, pp.269-283, 2002 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

Predicting the Schmidt hammer values of in-situ intact rock from core sample values

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROCK MECHANICS AND MINING SCIENCES, vol.39, no.3, pp.395-399, 2002 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

The effects of fracture roughness on P-wave velocity

ENGINEERING GEOLOGY, vol.63, no.3-4, pp.347-350, 2002 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

Estimating the direct P-wave velocity value of intact rock from indirect laboratory measurements

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROCK MECHANICS AND MINING SCIENCES, vol.39, no.1, pp.101-104, 2002 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

Evaluation of simple methods for assessing the uniaxial compressive strength of rock

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROCK MECHANICS AND MINING SCIENCES, vol.38, no.7, pp.981-994, 2001 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) Sustainable Development identifier identifier identifier

A correlation between P-wave velocity, number of joints and Schmidt hammer rebound number

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROCK MECHANICS AND MINING SCIENCES, vol.38, no.5, pp.729-733, 2001 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

Prediction of the penetration rate of rotary blast hole drills using a new drillability index

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROCK MECHANICS AND MINING SCIENCES, vol.37, no.5, pp.729-743, 2000 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

Rotary and percussive drilling prediction using regression analysis

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROCK MECHANICS AND MINING SCIENCES, vol.36, no.7, pp.981-989, 1999 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

Articles Published in Other Journals

Refereed Congress / Symposium Publications in Proceedings

A New Rock Mass Cuttability Classification for Roadheaders

37th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, Pitssburg, United States Of America, 08 September 2020 identifier

Predicting the noise level during sawing of carbonate rocks from the P-wave velocity

23rd International Congress on Acoustics, Aachen, Germany, 9 - 13 September 2019, pp.7602-7607 identifier

Predicting the Design Parameters of The TBMs Using Regression and Artificial Neural Network Analysis

4. Int. Conf. on Civil, Environmental, Geology and Mining Engineering, 20 - 22 April 2019, pp.854-864

Karbonatlı Kayaçların Schmidt Çekici Değerleri Üzerinde Su İçeriğinin Etkisi

4. Int. Conf. on Civil, Environmental, Geology and Mining Engineering, 20 - 22 April 2019, vol.151

Effect of Microwave Treatment on Strength of İgneous Rocks

4.Uluslararası Yeraltı Kazıları Sempozyumu, 13 - 14 September 2018

Estimation of the strength of Konya pyroclastic rocks from P-wave velocity

the 3rd international conference on rock dynamics and applications (ROCDYN-3), 26 - 27 June 2018, pp.641-644 identifier

The effect of water saturation on P-wave velocity for igneous rocks

Rock Dynamics and Applications 3: Proceedings of the 3rd International Confrence on Rock Dynamics and Applications (RocDyn-3), June 26-27, 2018, Trondheim, Norway, 26 - 27 June 2018 identifier

Piroklastik Kayaçların Suda Dağılmaya Karşı DuraylılıklarınınDolaylı Deneylerden Tahmini

Türkiye 9. Uluslararası Mermer ve Doğaltaş Kongresi ve Sergisi, 13 - 15 December 2017, pp.337-341

Suya Doygunluğun Karbonatlı Kayaçların Dayanımı Üzerinde Etkisinin Araştırılması

Türkiye 9. Uluslararası Mermer ve Doğaltaş Kongresi, 13 - 15 December 2017, pp.325-330

Indentation Hardness Test to Predict the Strength of Pyroclastic Rocks Used as Building Stones

9th International Marble and Natural Stones Congress, 13 - 15 December 2017, pp.331-336

Delik derinliğinin darbeli delicilerin delme hızı üzerinde etkisi

IX. Uluslararası Delme Patlatma Sempozyumu, 1 - 02 December 2017, pp.3-8

Estimating Roadheader Performance from the Point Load Index

7th Int. Symp. Tunnels and Undergr. Structures in SEE, 3 - 05 May 2017, pp.70-77

Predicting the Physico-Mechanical Properties of Konya Pyroclastic Rocks from the Needle Penetration Index

New Trends in Mining Proceedings of 25th International Mining Congress of Turkey (IMCET ), Turkey, 11 - 14 April 2017, pp.129-134 identifier

The effect of mineralogy on the abrasivity of rocks

2nd Int. Conf. Tunnel Boring Machines in Difficult Grounds, 16 - 18 November 2016

The effect of water saturation on the strength of sedimentary rock

1st International Conference Mining in Europe, 18 - 19 May 2016

Predicting average block size of blasted rock in calcite quarries using regression and artificial neural networks analysis

23rd International Symposium on Mine planning & Equipment Selection, Johannesburg, South Africa, 8 - 11 November 2015, pp.701-710

The effect of textural parameters of grains on the LCPC abrasivity of coarse grained igneous rocks

EUROCK 2015 & 64th Geomechanics Colloquium, Salzburg, Austria, 7 - 10 October 2015, pp.339-344

Predicting the Performance of Roadheaders from the Needle Penetration Resistance

Conference on Civil and Environmental Engineering (Cappadocia-2015), 20 - 23 May 2015

The Relation between Uniaxial Compressive Strength and Block Punch Index for Pyroclastic Rocks

24th INTERNATIONAL MINING CONGRESS OF TURKEY, Antalya, Turkey, 14 - 17 April 2015, pp.630-636 identifier identifier

Predicting the physico-mechanical properties of igneous rocks from electrical resistivity measurements

International Symposium of the International-Society-for-Rock-Mechanics, Liege, Belgium, 9 - 12 May 2006, pp.557-558 identifier identifier

A brittleness index to estimate the sawability of carbonate rocks

International Symposium of the International-Society-for-Rock-Mechanics, Brno, Czech Republic, 18 May - 20 August 2005, pp.233-237 identifier identifier

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