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Applied Detonation Physics and Blast Modelling, Lulea (Fragblast course):  8-10 June 2018

 

 

Friday 8th June

Saturday 9th June

Sunday 10th June

 

09:00 - 10:00

Introduction to the University of Lulea,Swebrec and the three day course

DJ

Fragmentation by Blasting Formulae: A review    

JS

CFD: Numerical Methods for Compressive Reactive Flow        

SAEGF

 

10:00 - 11:00

Introduction to Shock Physics                

WGP

Fragmentation Theory: The Energy Fan       

FO

Multi-Physics Modelling at LSC, University of Cambridge

NN

11:00 - 11:20

Coffee/ Tea

Coffee/Tea

Coffee/Tea

 

11:20 - 12:20

Introduction to Detonation          

WGP

The Swebrec Distribution                          

FO

Multi-Physics Modelling for Mining and Defence Industries        

LS

12:20 - 13:20

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

 

13:20 - 14:20

Ideal Condensed Phase Detonations                

MB

Fragmentation for Quarry Blasting: A Field Study                                                               

FO

 

Studies at FOI/ Lulea  

  DJ

 

14:20 - 15:20

Non-ideal detonation modelling

(historical)                                  

MB

Technologies for Measurement of Fragmentation by Blasting

JS

 

 

Studies at the Shock Physics Institute, Imperial College

WGP

  15:20 - 15:40

              Coffee/ Tea

                     Coffee/ Tea

                    Coffee/ Tea

 

 15:40 – 16:40

Overview of Detonation Modelling applied to Heterogeneous Explosives                         

LM

Size Distribution Functions: Which One Represents Rock Fragments?                         

JS

Round-up/ Open Forum and tour of University of Lulea facilities

 

 16:40 – 17:40

Ideal Code demonstration/ workshop      

MB

xP-frag: A Fragmentation Prediction Formula based on dimensional analysis and calibrated with sieve data 

JS

 

Lecturers: MB (Martin Braithwaite, Cambridge), DJ (Daniel Johansson, Lulea), SAEGF (Sam Falle, Leeds), NN (Nikos Nikiforakis, Cambridge), LM (Louisa Michael, Cambridge), WGP (Bill Proud, Imperial College), FO (Finn Ouchterlony, Leoben), JS (Jose Sanchidrian, Madrid).