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Tim Joseph, PhD, PEng

Professor, Associate Dean (Student & Co-op Services)

Engineering

School of Mining and Petroleum Engineering

Research

Research Interests

  1. scaled rapid dampening suspension for ultra class oil sand haulers and
  2. scale tire – oil sand interaction. The next area will combine the two pieces of work and conduct large scale field testing looking at multi component (suspension – tire – ground) interactions.
  3. Cyclic performance of oil sand under extreme adverse loading conditions is a separate piece of work. These projects draw considerable field assistance and participation from industry.

Research projects currently in progress

  1. Cyclic performance of shovel hoist ropes
  2. real time hauler g-level structural and tonne-kilometre-per-hour analysis
  3. rolling resistance change, hauler fuel usage and emissions
  4. vibration induced deterioration of oil sand ground beneath in-pit operating crushers
  5. use of emulsions as water inflow blockers in sandstone and other porous media

Dr. Joseph has been served as the Associate Dean, Student & Co-op Services of the Faculty of Engineering since 2013.