Terminology and Basic Concepts in Engineering. Specific Features in Coal Industry

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.30686/1609-9192-2020-5-108-114
A.G. Netsvetaev
Russian Academy of Engineering, Moscow, Russian Federation
Russian Mining Industry №5 / 2020 р. 108-114

Читать на русскоя языкеAbstract: One of the modern tools to improve the efficiency of businesses in the Western countries is engineering services. However, in Russia engineering services are not welcomed by the tax authorities and arbitration managers. A new National Standard of the Russian Federation ‘Engineering. Terminology and basic concepts in the field of engineering’ was introduced in 2017. The current task is to create an extensive application practice of this standard in order to close the remaining numerous gaps related to definition of criteria and concepts that govern the procedures of conclusion and execution of contracts for engineering services, confirming the delivery of such services with due account for the specific nature of the industry and the tasks to be solved. In addition, it is necessary to develop universal algorithms for their cost assessment. This paper describes the tasks of engineering, outlines the history and research in the field of engineering, explains the specific features of engineering services in the coal industry, and provides a detailed analysis of provisions of this standard. The author states that the scope of terms in this standard is limited only to the most genera concepts and does not contain any indication of the industry-specific features of engineering work and services. The author participated in successful implementation of engineering services and its elements in more than 20 projects in the Russian coal industry.

Keywords: engineering, re-engineering, controlling, supervision, control, engineering consulting services, customer, estimated figure, rate per ton

For citation: Netsvetaev A.G. Terminology and Basic Concepts in Engineering. Specific Features in Coal Industry. Gornaya promyshlennost = Russian Mining Industry. 2020;(5):108–114. (In Russ.) DOI: 10.30686/1609-9192-2020-5-108-114.

Article info

Received: 27.08.2020

Revised: 07.09.2020

Accepted: 15.09.2020

Information about the author

Aleksandr G. Netsvetaev – Doctor of Technical Sciences, Academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Russian Academy of Engineering, Moscow, Russian Federation, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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