August 2000
Volume 52    Issue 8

Acceleration and GPS data monitor truck-haulage jolts

Mining Engineering , 2000, Vol. 52, No. 8, pp. 5-7
Miller, R.E.; Boman, P.; Walden, J.; Rhoades, S.; Gibbs, R.

Accelerometers and pressure transducers, mounted in suspension components, can be used to monitor the ride of haulage trucks. Presently, it is difficult to tell what caused a jolt to the truck using either pressure or acceleration data alone.

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