Determination of static loads on the body sides of a mining dump truck

Читать на русскоя языкеD.M. Dubinkin, A.V. Yalyshev
T.F. Gorbachev Kuzbass State Technical University, Kemerovo, Russian Federation
Russian Mining Industry №6 / 2022 р. 137-144

Abstract: The article considers design schemes for determining static loads on the body sides of a mining dump truck. Methods for determining the static loads are described. Calculations of the pressure on the retaining wall using an analytical method were carried out. Simulation modeling of the body side loading with the method of discrete elements using the Rocky DEM software was performed. The parameters for discrete elements (with coal as the bulk material) are given. The calculated values and the previously obtained values of physical tests and studies are analyzed. Graphs and dependences of the influence of the body side height on the pressure on the retaining wall are obtained. Recommendations are given for determining the active pressure on the body side of a mining dump truck.

Keywords: mining dump trucks, loading platform, dump truck body, retaining wall, lateral pressure, lateral pressure coefficient, physical and mechanical properties of the soil, methods for calculating the pressure on enclosing structures

Acknowledgements: This work was financially supported by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Russian Federation under Agreement No. 075-15-2022-1198 dated 30.09.2022 with the Gorbachev Kuzbass State Technical University on complex scientific and technical program of full innovation cycle: “Development and implementation of complex technologies in the areas of exploration and extraction of solid minerals, industrial safety, bioremediation, creation of new deep conversion products from coal raw materials while consistently reducing the environmental impact and risks to human life” (the “Clean Coal – Green Kuzbass” Integrated Scientific and Technical Programme of the Full Innovation Cycle) as part of implementing the project “Development and creation of an unmanned shuttle-type mine truck with a payload of 220 tonnes” in terms of research, development and experimental-design work.

For citation: Dubinkin D.M., Yalyshev A.V. Determination of static loads on the body sides of a mining dump truck. Russian Mining Industry. 2022;(6):137–144.

Article info

Received: 11.11.2022

Revised: 25.11.2022

Accepted: 25.11.2022

Information about the authors

Dmitry M. Dubinkin – Cand. Sci. (Eng.), Assistant Professor, T.F. Gorbachev Kuzbass State Technical University, Kemerovo, Russian Federation;; e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Alexey V. Yalyshev – Junior Research Associate, Digital Technologies Research Center, T.F. Gorbachev Kuzbass State Technical University, Kemerovo, Russian Federation; e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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