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  • Coal mines and mining -- United States -- Costs -- Mathematical models.

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Other titlesR.A.M.C. underground mining cost equations development.
Statementprepared by Science Applications under contract no. DE-AC-05-810R-20837 ; prepared for Energy Information Administration, Office of Coal, Nuclear, Electric and Alternate Fuels, U.S. Department of Energy.
ContributionsScience Applications, inc., United States. Office of Coal, Nuclear, Electric, and Alternate Fuels.
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Paginationxiv, 285 p. :
Number of Pages285
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Science Applications. Abstract. Mode of access: Internet Topics: Coal mines and mining. Finally, using the variables X and d to determine the costs (for simplicity, only use the total cost equation in table 9): Total capital cost (11) = $55, Total operating cost (12) = $/st.

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