Experimental studies to estimate sea bed friction on a mining machine

J Joemon, M Vishnu, K A Bibin, K Karthik


In this paper, the technological advancement of ocean mining industry is used to excavate sea floor massive sulfides. With the steady development of technologies, explorations are done at deep sea and large deposits of mineral resources like manganese nodules, sulfide deposits are found out. These new findings envisaged the deep sea mining activities further.The design and development of DOROSMIN(Deep Ocean Remotely Operable Mining System) helps to conduct experiments to understand about the soil-machine interaction.


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