Publications

Reicks, Allen V.,, "Conveyor Models as Quantitative Platforms for Belt Conveyor Energy Options", Presented at Bulk Solids Europe,October 2012.

Reicks, Allen V., Rudolphi, Thomas, Wheeler, C.A., "A Comparison of Calculated and Measured Indentation Losses in Rubber Belt Covers", Bulk Solids Handling White Paper, July, 2012.

Rudolphi, Thomas, Reicks Al, "The Importance of Nonlinear Strain Considerations in Belt Cover Indentation Loss", Bulk Solids Handling White Paper, September 21, 2011.

Graham Mustoe, Clint Hudson, Allen Reicks - Simulation of Mixing and Segregation Phenomena in Industrial Material Flow with Discrete Element Methods

Allen Reicks, Paul Ormsbee, "Drive Pulley Lagging - The Importance of Proper Technical Analysis and Selection", SME, March 2010

Mark Alspaugh, "Harnessing Gravity", World Cement, May 2009

Thomas J. Rudolphi, PhD, "Applied Rubber Belt Cover Loss Prediction from Indentation", Presented at 2008 SME Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Ut, February 2008

Allen Reicks, P.E., "Belt Conveyor Idler Roll Behavior", , Presented at 2008 SME Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Ut, February 2008

Graham Mustoe, PhD and Bin Ren, "Discrete Element Modeling of Sag Energy Losses in a Conveyor Belt System", Presented at 2008 SME Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Ut, February 2008

A.V. Reicks, T. M. Mess, "Ceramic Lagging-A Good Thing Can Be Costly If Misused" , Submitted to SME, April 2006

T.J. Rudolphi , A.V. Reicks, "Viscoeleastic Indentation and Resistance to Motion of Conveyor Belts using a Generalized Maxwell Model of the Backing Material", Submitted to Rubber Chemistry and Technology, February 2006.

E.A. Viren, M. A. Alspaugh, "Increasing Reliablity with Virtual Prototyping", Presented at MineWest 2005, Denver, CO, USA, November 17, 2005.

M. A. Alspaugh, "Longer Overland Conveyors with Distributed Power and Controls", Presented at Rockwell Automation Fair, St Louis, MO, November 15, 2005

Thomas J Rudolphi, Ph.D and Allen V. Reicks, P.E., Viscoeleastic Indentation and Resistance to Motion of Conveyor Belts using a Generalized Maxwell Model of the Backing Material", Rubber Division, American Chemical Society, May 2005

M. A. Alspaugh, "Coal Conveyance- System Design vs. Reliability", Presented to PRB Coal Users' Group, Chicago, IL, April 5-7, 2005

M. A. Alspaugh, "Latest Developments in Belt Conveyor Technology", Presented at MinExpo 2004, Las Vegas, NV, USA, September 27, 2004.

G. Dewicki, E. O'Donovan, "Maximising Longwall Production by Optimising the Coal Clearance System"

A.V. Reicks, T.J. Rudolphi, "The Importance and Prediction of Tension Distribution Around the Conveyor Belt Path", Presented at 2004 SME Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, February 2004

M.A. Alspaugh, E.A. Viren, "The Evolution of Intermediate Driven Belt Conveyor Technology", Presented at 2004 SME Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, February 2004

E.A. Viren, "A Comparison of Drive Starting Mechanisms for Aggregate Belt Conveyors", Presented at 2003 SME Annual Meeting, February 2003.

G. Dewicki, M Alspaugh, "Advanced Design Considerations Required for Overland Aggregate Conveyors", Presented at 2003 SME Annual Meeting, February 2003.

G. Dewicki, "Bulk Material Handling and Processing- Numerical Techniques and Simulation of Granular Material", Bulk Solids Handling, Vol 23, 2003.

M.A. Alspaugh, "The Evolution of Intermediate Driven Belt Conveyor Technology", Bulk Solids Handling, Vol 23, 2003.

G. Dewicki, G Mustoe, "Bulk Material Belt Conveyor Transfer Point Simulation of Material Flow using DEM", Presented at Third International Conference on DEMs, Sante Fe, NM, USA, September 23-25, 2002.

M. Alspaugh, G. Dewicki, E Quesenberry, "Computer Simuation Solves Conveyor Problems ", Coal Age, Janary 2002.

P.K. Sollars, E.J. Brady, M.A. Alspaugh, "Twentymile Coal Company's Underground Conveyance System", Presented at minExpo 2000, Las Vegas NV, USA October 10, 2000.