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Keywords:

  • Rock Cutting Mechanics

  • Roadheaders

  • Performance Prediction

  • Rock Mechanics

  • Tunnelling

  • Mining History

 

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

Serdar YAŞAR, PhD in Mining Engineering

Research & Teaching Assistant at Karadeniz Technical University-Mining Engineering Department

Office Phone: +90 462 3773685          

Corporate Email: seyasar@ktu.edu.tr  

Alternative Email: seyasar@yahoo.com

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ORCID profile link

 

WORK HISTORY:

Research & Teaching Assistant at Karadeniz Technical University, Mining Engineering Department, Mine Mechanization & Technology Division since 2012.

EDUCATION:

Istanbul Technical University
Mining Engineering Department (2003-2009)

Karadeniz Technical University
Mining Engineering Department (2011-2013)

Karadeniz Technical University
Mining Engineering Department (2013- 2018)

THESIS:

PhD Thesis (2018): Development of Vertical Rock Cutting Rig for Rock Cuttability Assessment (in Turkish)

MSc Thesis (2013): An Investigation on Cuttability Characteristics of Some Rocks and Ores from Eastern Black Sea Region (in Turkish)

BSc Thesis (2009): An Investigation into Excavation Parameters of the Tunnel Boring Machine Working in Melen Tunnel (in Turkish)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

Mechanization in Mining and Tunnel Excavations

Rock Mechanics Course Laboratory Applications

Mining Laboratory

Dynamics

Engineering Mathematics

Seminar

Engineering Design

RESEARCH PROJECTS:

"Development of Vertical Rock Cutting Rig for Rock Cuttability Assessment"

Ph.D. Thesis Project funded by Research Projects Unit of Karadeniz Technical University

RESEARCH PROJECTS:

* Thesis Award given by the Turkish Mining and Development Foundation

PUBLICATION LIST:

Research Articles in Indexed International Journals:

  1. Yaşar S., 2019. Determination of Optimum Rock Cutting Data Through Single Pick Cutting Tests", Geotechnique Letters, 9, 1, 8-14.(link)

  2. Yaşar, S., Yilmaz, A.O., 2019. Vertical Rock Cutting Rig (VRCR) Suggested for Performance Prediction of Roadheaders. International Journal of Mining, Reclamation & Environment,  33, 149-168. (link)

  3. Yaşar, S., Yilmaz, A.O., 2018. Drag Pick Cutting Tests: A Comparison between Experimental and Theoretical Results. Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 10, 5, 893-906. (link)

  4. Yaşar, S., Yilmaz, A.O., 2017. Core Cutting Test with Vertical Rock Cutting Rig (VRCR)", IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, vol.95, 1-9 (link)

  5. Yaşar, S., Yilmaz, A.O., 2017. A Novel Mobile Testing Equipment for Rock Cuttability Assessment: Vertical Rock Cutting Rig (VRCR). Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 50 (4), 857-869. (link)

  6. Yaşar, S., Yilmaz, A.O., 2017. Rock Cutting Tests with a Simple Shaped Chisel Pick to Provide Some Useful Data. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 50, 12, 3261-3269 (Technical Note). (link)

  7. Çapik M., Yilmaz A.O., Yaşar S. 2017. Relationships between the drilling rate index and physicomechanical rock properties, Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, 76, 253-261.(link)

  8. Yaşar S., Çapik M., Yilmaz A.O. 2015. Cuttability assessment using the Drilling Rate Index (DRI), Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, 74, 1349-1361. (link)

Articles in Other Journals:

  1. Yaşar, S., Yilmaz, A.O. 2018. Comparison of Theoretical and Experimental Data in Rock Cutting with a Negative Rake Angled Chisel Pick (in Turkish), Journal of Underground Resources, (link)

  2. Yaşar, S., Yilmaz, A.O. 2016. Historical Evolution of Rock Cutting Theories: Chisel Cutters (in Turkish), Journal of Underground Resources, 10, 31-41. (link)

  3. Çapik M., Yilmaz A.O., Yaşar S., Yarali O., Çavuşoğlu İ., 2016. Bit Wear and Life (in Turkish), Turkish Tunneling and Underground Technologies Magazine, 3, 40-45.(link)

  4. Yaşar, S., İnal, S., Yaşar, Ö., Kaya, S., 2015. Big Mining Disasters from Past to Present (in Turkish), The Journal of the Chamber of Mining Engineers of Turkey, 54, 2, 33-43. (link)

  5. Çapik M., Yilmaz A.O., Yaşar S., Yarali O., Çavuşoğlu İ., 2014. Operating Performance of Jumbo Drill Machine and Specific Energy Values (in Turkish), Turkish Tunneling and Underground Technologies Magazine, 5, 90-96.(link)

  6. Yaşar S., Çapik M., Yilmaz A.O., 2014. Investigation of Relationships Between Cuttability Parameters and Schmidt Hardness (in Turkish), The Journal of the Chamber of Mining Engineers of Turkey, 53, ss.31-38.(link)

Conference Papers:

  1. Yaşar S., Performance of a Roadheader under Harsh Working Environment, 12th Regional Rock Mechanics Symposium, Trabzon, Turkey, 348-352.

  2. Yaşar S., Estimation of Core Cutting Specific Energy using Rock Strength Parameters, 12th Regional Rock Mechanics Symposium,  Trabzon, Turkey, 343-347.

  3. Yaşar S., 2018. Simple Rock Cutting Testing, The Third International Conference on Rock Dynamics and Applications (RockDyn-3), Trondheim, Norway, 657-661.

  4. Yaşar S., Yaşar, Ö., Yilmaz A.O., 2017. A New Testing Equipment for Rock Cuttability and Drillability Studies: Vertical Rock Cutting Rig (in Turkish), 9th International Drilling and Blasting Symposium, Ankara, Turkey, 17-24. (link)

  5. Yaşar S., Yilmaz A.O., 2017. Roadheader performance prediction with using vertical rock cutting rig: A case study, 6th International Congress of Mining Machinery & Technologies (in Turkish), İzmir, Turkey, vol.1, 193-198. (link)

  6. Yaşar S., Yilmaz A.O., 2016. Effect of drilling strength on laboratory scale rock cuttability, EUROCK 2016 ISRM International Symposium, Cappadocia, Turkey, vol.1, 193-198. (link)

  7. Yaşar S., Yilmaz A.O., 2016. Tool Wear Prediction with Different Models for Medium Strength Rocks, 13th International Conference Underground Construction Prague 2016, Prague, Czech Republic, vol.1, pp.1-10 (link)

  8. Yaşar S., Yilmaz A.O., 2015. Comparison of Mechanical Strength Prediction with Schmidt Hammer Rebound Value and Rebound Coefficient, ISRM Regional Symposium EUROCK 2015 & 64th Geomechanics Colloquium, Salzburg, Austria, vol.1, 505-510.(link)

  9. Yaşar, S., Yilmaz, A.O., 2015. Utilization of Mean Particle Size for Assessment of Laboratory Scale Rock Cuttability (in Turkish), 5th International Mining Machinery Symposium and Exhibition of Turkey, Eskişehir, Turkey. (link)

  10. Çapik M., Yilmaz A.O., Yaşar S., Çavuşoğlu İ.,2015. Bit Wear and Equivalent Quartz Content (in Turkish), 24th International Mining Congress & Exhibition of Turkey, Antalya, Turkey, vol.1, 474-481. (link)

  11. Yaşar S., Yilmaz A.O., Çapik M., 2015. Prediction of Specific Energy Value by Using Multivariable Linear Regression Method (in Turkish), 24th International Mining Congress & Exhibition of Turkey, Antalya, Turkey, vol.1, 304-311. (link)

  12. Yaşar S., Çapik M., Yilmaz A.O., 2014. Estimation of Cutter Forces in Small Scale Rock Cutting Test by Multivariate Linear Regression, 8th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium, Sapporo, Japan, vol.1, 1438-1446. (link)

  13. Çapik M., Yilmaz A.O., Yaşar S., Yarali O., Çavuşoğlu İ., 2013. Comparison of Drillability and Abrasivity Properties of Rocks (in Turkish), 23rd International Mining Congress & Exhibition of Turkey, Antalya, Turkey, 659-669.  (link)

  14. Yaşar S., Yilmaz A.O., Çapik M., 2013. Investigation on Relations between Tool Forces and Mechanical Characteristics of Rocks (in Turkish), 3. International Symposium on Underground Excavations for Transportation, İstanbul, Turkey, pp.83-90.  (link)

  15. Yaşar S., Yilmaz A.O., Çapik M., 2015. Effects of Rotational Speed and Bit Load on Laboratory Scale Drillability (in Tukish), 8th Drilling and Blasting Symposium, Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 437-444. (link)

  16. Yaşar, S., İnal, S., Yaşar, Ö., Kaya, S., 2015. Statistical Investigation of Mine Accidents Occurred in Turkey (in Turkish), Symposium on Occupational Safety in Mining, Adana, Turkey, pp. 25-37. (link)

  17. Yaşar S., Yilmaz A.O., Comparison of Mechanical Properties and Micro-Deval Abrasion Value of Rocks, 7th National Aggregates Symposium, Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 113- 119. (link)

  18. Yaşar S., Yilmaz A.O., Çapik M., 2014. Investigation on relationships between brittleness properties and cuttability parameters of rocks, ROCKMEC’2014-XIth Regional Rock Mechanics Symposium, Afyonkarahisar , Turkey , pp. 343-350. (link)

  19. Çapik M., Yilmaz A.O., Yaşar S., Çavuşoğlu İ., Yarali O. , Comparison of strength and abrasivity properties of rocks, ROCKMEC’2014-XIth Regional Rock Mechanics Symposium, Afyonkarahisar , Turkey, pp.129-136. (link)

Patent:

Turkish Patent Institute, 2017. Vertical Rock Cutting Rig for Rock Cuttability Determination. Patent No: 2015/15819.

ORGANIZATION EXPERIENCE:

Editor:
Proceedings Book of International Black Sea Mining & Tunnelling Symposium / 2-4 November 2016 - Trabzon / Turkey (link)

Organizing Committee:
Member of the organizing committee of International Black Sea Mining & Tunnelling Symposium 2-4 November 2016 Trabzon / Turkey

Symposium Secretary:
International Black Sea Mining & Tunnelling Symposium
2-4 November 2016 - Trabzon / Turkey

Invited Editor:
Journal of Underground Resources (MTBilimsel)
January (11th) Issue (Special Issue for International Black Sea Mining & Tunnelling Symposium) (link)

ARTICLE REFREE EXPERIENCE:

Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering

Acta Geotechnica

Bulletin of Engineering Geology and Environment

Journal of Geology and Mining Research

Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering

Journal of Engineering and Technological Sciences

Advances in Mechanical Engineering

The Open Petroleum Engineering Journal

Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment


WORKSHOPS & SHORT COURSES:

Rock Fracture Modelling Using FDEM (Geomechanica IRAZU Software) Hands-on Workshop

Whole Day Tunnelling Course given by Dr. Nick Barton