Arabian Journal of Geosciences

, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 95–101 | Cite as

Application of TOPSIS method for selecting the most appropriate blast design

  • M. Monjezi
  • H. Dehghani
  • T. N. Singh
  • A. R. Sayadi
  • A. Gholinejad
Original Paper


Blasting operation should be performed satisfying some criteria, such as fragmentation, flyrock, and cost. To reach the most appropriate alternative among previous performed blast designs, all the criteria should be simultaneously considered in the analysis. To do so, rather new emerging approaches such as Technique for Order Preference by Similarity to Ideal Solution (TOPSIS), a branch of multi-criteria decision-making techniques could be applied. Using TOPSIS method, the present study tries to investigate the blasting operation in the Tajareh limestone mine and select the most appropriate blasting pattern. According to the obtained results, alternative ten with hole diameter of 64 mm and staggered pattern designed by Ash formula, was selected to be the best decision. Application of this alternative comparatively satisfies both fragmentation and flyrock.


Blasting Fragmentation Flyrock Cost TOPSIS 

تطبيق تابسیس طريقة اختيار وأنسب تصميم انفجار


نسف العملية ينبغي أن يؤديها تلبية بعض المعايير ، مثل التجزؤ ، وflyrock والتكلفة. للوصول إلى البديل الأكثر ملاءمة بين التصاميم السابقة تنفيذ الانفجار ، ينبغي لجميع المعايير أن يكون في نفس الوقت النظر في التحليل. للقيام بذلك ، وليس النهج الجديدة الناشئة مثل تقنيات لترتيب الأفضلية من التشابه إلى الحل المثالي (TOPSIS) ، وهي فرع من عدة معايير صنع القرار تقنيات يمكن تطبيقها. TOPSIS باستخدام الأسلوب ، فإن الدراسة الحالية تحاول التحقيق في عملية التفجير في Tajareh منجم الحجر الجيري ، وحدد ، في أنسب نمط التفجير. وفقا للنتائج التي تم الحصول عليها ، والبديل مع 10 من ثقب قطره 64 ملم ونمط مراحل تصميم الرماد الصيغة ، اختير ليكون أفضل قرار لنسف عملية بديلة. تطبيق هذا البديل في منجم يمكن أن يسبب توهين كبير من flyrock مع التجزؤ بدلا مقبولة والتكاليف.الكلمات الرئيسية : التفجير ، والتجزؤ ، Flyrock ، التكلفة ،


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Monjezi
    • 1
  • H. Dehghani
    • 2
  • T. N. Singh
    • 3
  • A. R. Sayadi
    • 4
  • A. Gholinejad
    • 5
  1. 1.Faculty of EngineeringTarbiat Modares UniversityTehranIran
  2. 2.Faculty of EngineeringTarbiat Modares UniversityTehranIran
  3. 3.Department of Earth ScienceIndian Institute of TechnologyMumbaiIndia
  4. 4.Faculty of EngineeringTarbiat Modares UniversityTehranIran
  5. 5.Islamic Azad UniversityTehranIran

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