Published Papers

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“AC-Tek Takes Conveyor Technology to the Limit” – Modern Mining Magazine, September 2009, Volume 5, Number 9.

Lemmon, Ryan (2013), “ Belt Transition Analysis by FEA”, BELTCON 17, South Africa

Kruse, David, Lemmon Ryan (2013), “The Value of Field Measurements on Overland Conveyors”, BELTCON 17, South Africa

Lemmon, Ryan (2010), “Belt Turnover Design Application of Finite Element Analysis – Part 1”, Bulk Solids Handling, 6/2010 pg. 296-300

Lemmon, Ryan (2010), “Belt Turnover Design Application of Finite Element Analysis – Part 2”, Bulk Solids Handling, 7/2010 pg. 352-356

Kruse, David (2009), “ Chute Designs and Trajectories using the Discrete Element Method” BELTCON 15, South Africa

Lemmon, Ryan (2009), “Belt Turnover Design Using Finite Element Analysis”, BELTCON 15, South Africa

Kruse, David, Gibbs C (2007), “Triangular Gantries – The Unique Structure of Objana Cement’s Horizontally Curved, Elevated Conveyor”, Bulk Solids Handling, Vol. 27, issue 7/2007, pgs. 448-454.

Kruse, David, Lemmon Ryan (2007), “A Comparison of Various Belt Tension Calculation Methodologies Including CEMA 6th Edition”, BELTCON 14, South Africa

Kruse, David, Gibbs C. (2007), “6.9 km Horizontally Curved Troughed Conveyor System Using an Elevated Triangulated Gantry”, BELTCON 14, South Africa

Kruse, David (2005), “Data Acquisition Techniques and Measurement Equipment for Belt Conveyors” BELTCON 13, South Africa

Kruse, David,  Lemmon Ryan (2005), “Using the Discrete Element Method as an Everyday Design Tool”, Bulk Solids Handling, 6/2005 pg. 358-367.

Kruse, David (2004), State-of-the-Art Data Acquisition Equipment and Field Measurement Techniques for Conveyor Belts SME Annual Convention

Lemmon, Ryan (2002), “Local Stresses in Belt Turnovers in Conveyor Belts”, Bulk Material Handling by Conveyor Belts IV – 2002 SME Conference

David J. Kruse (2002), Optimizing Conveyor Take-up Systems using Dynamic Analysis and the Implementation of Capstans, Bulk Material Handling by Conveyor Belts IV – 2002 SME Conference

David J. Kruse (2000), Applications and Advances of the Discrete Element Method in the Material Handling Industry, Bulk Material Handling by Conveyor Belts III – 2000 SME Conference

David J. Kruse & Gabriel Lodewijks (1998), The Power of Field Measurements – Part I, Bulk Solids Handling, 3/1998, pg. 415-426.

Xiangjun Qiu & David J. Kruse (1997), Analysis of Flow of Ore Materials in a Conveyor Transfer Chute Using the Discrete Element Method, Fourth U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics.