عنوان مقاله [English]
Assessment and prediction of rock fragmentation by drilling and blasting operations, the most basic and most critical parameters affecting the economy of mine is considered. Choghart mine had one of the largest Iran iron ore mine that annual eight million tons of iron ore is extracted from it. In the mine mining operations, including drilling, blasting, loading, transportation and processing is done on a daily basis. Distribution of aggregation from blasting operations and resulting machinery production, mining costs may be reduced. There are several methods to determine the blasting fragmentation and currently, the use of image processing systems is appropriate and effective method for evaluating of blasting fragmentation. In this study, sieve analyzes of three patterns of explosive in Choghart mine and fragmentation curve obtained by the image processing method is compared and then this method for more accurate predictions in mine by factors of α and β is correct. The correction factors value respectively is 0.81108 and 0.82087.