NIT Raipur IV Sem Mining Syllabus

NIT-RAIPUR MINING ENGINEERING SYLLABUS

 

SYLLABUS

 

Name of Subject: Mining Environment-I Subject Code: MI20411(MI)

Semester: B.Tech. IV Sem. Board of Studies: Mining Engg.

Maximum Marks: 70 Minimum Marks: 25

Lecture Periods/Week Tutorial Periods/Week Practical Periods/Week Credits

3 1 0 4

 

Unit 1: Mine Atmosphere

 

Pollution in Mine Atmosphere, Mine Gases, Their Origin, Occurrence, Physiological effects and

Detection, Calibration of Detectors, Methane Drainage. System for Monitoring of Mine Environment

by Tube bundle apparatus and Telemonitoring systems. Analysis of Mine air by Haldane Apparatus,

Gas Chromatograph.

 

Unit 2: Heat And Humidity

 

Heat and Humidity in Mine Atmosphere, their Sources and Effects, Cooling Power of Mine Air,

Assessment of Comfort Conditions, Air Conditioning of Mines, Surface, Underground and Divided

Installations, Spot Coolers.

 

Unit 3: Theory Of Ventilation

 

Objects and Standards of Ventilation, Flow of Air in Ducts and Mine Roadways, Resistance of Air

Ways, Laws of Ventilation, Chezy’s and Atkinson’s Equations, Equivalent Resistance and

Equivalent Orifice of Mine.

 

Unit 4: Mine Ventilation And Ventilation Devices

 

Natural Ventilation Pressure and its Measurements, Thermodynamics of Natural Ventilation,

Distribution and Control of Air Current, Doors, Regulators, Stoppings and their Types, Air

Crossings, Air Locks.

 

Unit 5: Flame Safety Lamps And Mine Illumination

 

Constructional details of Flame Safety Lamp, Gas Testing by Flame Safety Lamp, Types of Portable

Lamps, their Maintenance and Examination, Lamp Room Design and Organization, Lighting from

Mains, Photometry and Illumination Surveys, Standards of Illumination for Underground and Open

Cast Working

 

Text Books

 

:

1. Elements of Mining Technology by D.J. Deshmukh,Vol.II

2. Mine Environment & Ventilation by G.B. Misra

 

Reference Books

 

:

1. Mine Ventilation,UMS

2. Subsurface Mine Ventilation, M. J. McPherson

 

Semester IV

 

DEPARTMENT OF MINING ENGINEERING

 

SYLLABUS

 

Name of Subject: Engineering Materials Subject Code: MI20412(MI)

Semester: B.Tech. IV Sem. Board of Studies: Mining Engg.

Maximum Marks: 70 Minimum Marks: 25

Lecture Periods/Week Tutorial Periods/Week Practical Periods/Week Credits

3 1 0 4

 

UNIT 1: General

 

Introduction, Classification of Engg. Materials, Structure of Metals and Alloys, Iron-carbon phase

diagram.

 

UNIT 2: Heat Treatment of Iron & Steel

 

Different Types Of Steels, their Properties and Uses, Different Types of Heat Treatment Techniques

viz. Hardening, Annealing, Normalizing & Tempering and their Uses in Mining Industry.

 

UNIT 3: Wire Rope

 

Types and Construction, Wire Rope Lays, Non- Stranded Ropes, Selection of Wire Ropes, Ropes

used for different purpose, Mass & Strength of Wire Ropes.

 

UNIT 4: Constructional Materials

 

Cements – Classification & Properties, Quick Setting Cement, Resin Capsule, R.C.C., Shot

Encapsulization, Shotcreting, Brick & Stone Masonries, Hollow blocks , Application of Fly Ash in

Mining – mine filling.

 

UNIT 5: Engineering Behavior of Some Materials

 

Stress-Strain Curves of typical Engg. Materials, Elastic and Plastic Deformation, Fracture, Fatigue

and Creep.

 

Text Books

 

:

1. Introduction to Engineering Materials by B.K. Agrawal

2. Elements of Mining Technology by D.J. Deshmukh, Vol.I

 

Reference Books

 

:

1. Engineering Materials by Surendra Singh

2. Concrete Technology by M.L.Gambhir.

 

Semester IV

 

DEPARTMENT OF MINING ENGINEERING

 

SYLLABUS

 

Name of Subject: Basic Electrical & Electronics Subject Code: EL20413(MI)

Semester: B.Tech. IV Sem. Board of Studies: Electrical Engg.

Maximum Marks: 70 Minimum Marks: 25

Lecture Periods/Week Tutorial Periods/Week Practical Periods/Week Credits

3 1 0 4

 

Unit-1 D.C. Machines & A.C. Machines

 

Introduction types & Characteristics of DC machine, speed control of DC motor, general principle

and construction of alternators, induction motor and type, Synchronous motor, Equivalent circuits,

torque slip characteristics , starting and speed control, synchronous condenser.

 

Unit-2 Cables and Switchgear Protection

 

Relay and its operating principle, Types Circuit breaker and its types, over current, earth fault

protection, simplified connection diagram of AC switch board, DC 2 and 3 wire system, AC 3 &4

wire system types of cables, underground distribution scheme.

 

Unit-3 Semiconductor Diodes

 

Rectifiers: Half wave, full wave and bridge-circuit and operation, Zener diode: construction,

Characteristics, specification, voltage regulator circuit using Zener diode, SCR: switching

characteristics, application and thyristor for speed control.

 

Unit-4 Amplifier & FETs

 

Introduction of transistor, FET: construction, principle of operation, characteristics of JFET,

construction, principle of operation, characteristics of MOSFET, enhancement and depletion of

MOSFET, applications of JFET & MOSFET.

Op amp: Terminal characteristics, ideal characteristics OP amp as inverting amplifier, non-inverting

amplifier, adder, difference amplifier, differentiator, comparator, instrumentation amplifier.

 

Unit-5 Basic of transducer and signal conditioning circuits

 

Active and passive transducers, analog and digital transducer, classification of transducer according

to application, selection of a transducer, construction principle of operation and application of wire

wound potentiometer, strain gauge, LVDT, thermistor, solar cell transducer, piezoelectric crystals.

Introduction to DAS

 

Text books:

 

1. Electronic instrumentation (2

nd edition) – H.S. Kalsi, TMH

2. Power system protection-Badri Ram

3. Electrical Machinery-Dr. P.S. Bimbhra, Khanna Pbs.

4. Electrical devices and circuits-A.P. Godse & U.A. Bakshi

5. Power Electronics-Dr. P.S. Bimbhra

 

Reference Books:

 

1. Electrical and Electronic measurements & Instrumention-A.K. Sawhney, DhanpatRai Pbs.

2. Electrical Instrumentation & measurement techniques-copper & Helfrick, PHI

3. Electrical Power system-C.L. Wadhwa, New age international Pbs.

4. Principle of Electronics-V.K. Mehta, S. Chand Pbs.

 

Semester IV

 

DEPARTMENT OF MINING ENGINEERING

 

SYLLABUS

 

Name of Subject: Geology-II Subject Code: AG20414(MI)

Semester: B.Tech. IV Sem. Board of Studies: Applied Geology

Maximum Marks: 70 Minimum Marks: 25

Lecture Periods/Week Tutorial Periods/Week Practical Periods/Week Credits

3 1 0 4

 

UNIT 1: Stratigraphy & Palaeontology

 

Introduction, Definitions and Basic Principles Of Stratigraphy; Units of Stratigraphy; Criteria for

Stratigraphic Classification and Correlation; Standard Geological Time Scale; Fossils-Elementary

Idea about Their Conditions, Modes of Their Preservation and Uses; Brief Palaeontological Study of

Gondwana Fields.

 

UNIT 2: Indian Geology

 

Major Geomorphic Divisions of India; General Review of Indian Stratigraphy; Descriptions of

important Indian Geological formations- Archeans, Cuddapahs, Vindhyans, Gondwanas and

Tertiaries.

 

UNIT 3: Economic Geology-I

 

Introduction and Scope of the subject; Fundamental Terms and Their Definitions; Brief Review of

the Processes of Mineral Formation and the Genetic Classification of Mineral Deposits. Occurrence,

Origin & Distribution of Coal and Petroleum Deposits.

 

UNIT 4: Economic Geology-II

 

Mode of Occurrence, Origin, Distribution, Association and Industrial Uses of Important Metallic

(Au, Al, Cu, Fe, Mn, Sn, Pb And Zn) and Non-Metallic (Diamond, Mica, Radioactive Minerals,

Gypsum, Dolomites, Fire-Clay, Magnesite, Talc, Asbestos, Graphite, Kyanite, Sillimanite,

Corundum, Fluorite, Phosphorite, Precious and Semi Precious Stones)

 

UNIT 5: Prospecting and Exploration

 

Prospecting and Exploration -Their Definitions and Classification of Methods; Elementary Methods

of Geological, Geophysical, Geochemical Prospecting; Ringed Targets, Intersection Loci, Ore

Guides- Physiographical, Mineralogical, Stratigraphical and Structural.

 

Text Books

 

:

1. Fundamentals of Historical Geology and Stratigraphy of India: Ravindra Kumar

2. Geology Of India and Burma :M.S. Krishnan

3. Economic Mineral Deposits :M.S. Krishnan & A. Batem:M.L.Jensenan

 

Reference Books

 

:

1. Courses in Mining Geology Arogyaswamy

2. Applied Geology: D.V. Reddy

3. Engineering Geology: D.V. Reddy

4. Geology of India (Vol I&II) R. Vaidyanadhan & M. Ramakrishnan

 

Semester IV

 

DEPARTMENT OF MINING ENGINEERING

 

SYLLABUS

 

Name of Subject: Underground Coal Mining Subject Code: MI20415(MI)

Semester: B.Tech. IV Sem. Board of Studies: Mining Engg.

Maximum Marks: 70 Minimum Marks: 25

Lecture Periods/Week Tutorial Periods/Week Practical Periods/Week Credits

3 1 0 4

 

UNIT 1: INTRODUCTION

 

Origin of Coal, Theories of Coal Formation, Classification of Coal, Coking Coal, Coal Seam and its

Classification, Coal Seam Structures and abnormalities like Faults, Joints, Cleats, Folds etc., Coal

Measuring Rocks and their Characteristics, Distribution of Coal in India, Indian Coal Mining

Industry; Choice of Coal Mining Methods.

 

UNIT 2: BORD AND PILLAR METHOD

 

Important Terminology, Development Size and Shape of the Pillar, Galleries, Panel System and

without Panel System of Development, Size of Panel, Cycle of Operation, Depillaring, Problems in

Depillaring, Preparatory arrangements, Depillaring by Stowing, Depillaring by Caving Methods,

Pillar Extraction techniques, Dangers associated with Depillaring.

 

UNIT 3: LONGWALL MINING

 

Important Terminology, Types of Longwall Faces and their choice, Merits and Demerits of Longwall

mining, Development of Longwall Panels and Faces, Longwall Advancing Method, Longwall

Retreating Method, Length of Longwall Faces, Rate of Face Advance, Double Unit Longwall Faces,

Face Organization, Variants of longwall Mining.

 

UNIT 4: THICK SEAM MINING

 

Problem in Mining of Thick Seams, Choice of Thick Seam Mining Methods, Inclined Slicing,

Horizontal Slicing, Diagonal Slicing, Transverse Slicing, Sublevel Caving, Blasting Gallery Method,

Cable-Bolting Method of Thick Seam extraction.

 

UNIT 5: SPECIAL METHODS OF MINING

 

Room and Pillar Mining, Short wall Mining, Mass production technology in Coal mines, Hydraulic

Mining, Underground gasification of Coal, Introduction to CBM recovery.

 

Text Books

 

:

1. Principle and practices of modem Coal Mining – R.D. Singh

2. Coal Mining in India – S.P. Mathur

 

Reference Books

 

:

1. Wining & working coal – R.T. Deshmukh

2. U/G winning of Coal – T.N. Singh

 

Semester IV

 

DEPARTMENT OF MINING ENGINEERING

 

SYLLABUS

 

Name of Subject: Surface Mining – I Subject Code: MI20416(MI)

Semester: B.Tech. IV Sem. Board of Studies: Mining Engg.

Maximum Marks: 70 Minimum Marks: 25

Lecture Periods/Week Tutorial Periods/Week Practical Periods/Week Credits

4 1 0 5

 

UNIT 1: Open Pit Design and Layouts

 

Classification of surface mining method mineral deposits suitable for open pit mining, Important

parameters of Open pit design; Design of Benches, Ultimate pit, Stripping ratio, Break even stripping

ratio, Different methods of opening up the deposits; Box cuts, internal and external box cut, Methods

of driving Box cuts; Layout of open pits; Layout of waste dumps, unit operations in opencast mining.

 

UNIT 2: Rock Drilling

 

Theory of Rock Drilling, Different Types of Drill Machines Used in Open Pits; Rotary, Percussive

and Rotary Percussive Drilling, Selection of Drill Machines on the basis of Drillability; Computation

of Productivity of Drill Machines; Inclined Drilling; their Advantages and Disadvantages.

 

UNIT 3: Pit preparation

 

Dozers, Scrapers, Front-End Loaders, Grader, Back Hoe, etc.; their Construction, Operation,

Suitability and applicability; Calculation of Their Productivity

 

UNIT 4

 

: Loading and Excavation

 

Different Types of Excavators used in Open Pits; Shovel, Dragline, Hydraulic Excavators, Multi

Bucket Excavators, their Construction, Specifications, Operation, Suitability and Applicability;

Calculation of their Productivity.

 

UNIT 5: Transport in open pits

 

Automobile Transport, Rail Transport and Conveyors; their Suitability; Computation of their

Productivity; Automation in Open Pit transport such as Truck Dispatch System.

 

Text Books:

 

1. Surface Mining: G.B. Misra

2. Surface mining equipment: Martin

 

Reference Books:

 

1. Surface Mining: Pfleider

2. Mining Equipment : Boki

3. SME handbook: Hartman

4. Surface Mining Technology: S. K. Das

 

Semester IV

 

DEPARTMENT OF MINING ENGINEERING

 

SYLLABUS

 

Name of Subject: Geology-II Lab Subject Code: AG20421(MI)

Semester: B.Tech. IV Sem. Board of Studies: Applied Geology

Maximum Marks: 20 Minimum Marks: 10

Lecture Periods/Week Tutorial Periods/Week Practical Periods/Week Credits

0 0 3 2

 

List of Experiments:

 

Experiment 1.

 

Megascopic Description and Distribution of Ore Forming Minerals and

industrial Minerals.

 

Experiment 2.

 

Study of plan Fossils.

 

Experiment 3.

 

Study of Advance Geological Maps and preparation of Cross Sections.

 

Experiment 4.

 

Plotting of important mine-locations on map of India.

 

Text Books

 

:

1. Fundamentals of Historical Geology and Stratigraphy of India: Ravindra Kumar

2. Geology Of India and Burma :M.S. Krishnan

3. Economic Mineral Deposits :M.S. Krishnan & A. Batem:M.L.Jensenan

 

Reference Books

 

:

1. Courses in Mining Geology Arogyaswamy

2. Geology of India (Vol I&II) R. Vaidyanadhan & M. Ramakrishnan

 

Semester IV

 

DEPARTMENT OF MINING ENGINEERING

 

SYLLABUS

 

Name of Subject: Mining Environment- I Lab Subject Code: MI20422(MI)

Semester: B.Tech. IV Sem. Board of Studies: Mining Engg.

Maximum Marks: 20 Minimum Marks: 10

Lecture Periods/Week Tutorial Periods/Week Practical Periods/Week Credits

0 0 3 2

 

List of Experiments:

 

Experiment 1.

 

Detection of presence and accumulation of Firedamp in mine atmosphere.

 

Experiment 2.

 

Detection of presence and accumulation of CO in mine atmosphere.

 

Experiment 3.

 

Study of various techniques of methane drainage

 

Experiment 4.

 

Study of surface air conditioning plant.

 

Experiment 5.

 

Study of underground air conditioning plant .

 

Experiment 6.

 

Study of different types of ventilation devices.

 

Experiment 7.

 

Study of cap lamps used in underground mine.

 

Experiment 8.

 

Study of Flame safety lamps used in underground mine.

 

Experiment 9.

 

Design of a cap lamp room for a large underground coal mine.

 

Text Books

 

:

3. Elements of Mining Technology by D.J. Deshmukh,Vol.II

4. Mine Environment & Ventilation by G.B. Misra

 

Reference Books

 

:

3. Mine Ventilation,UMS

4. Subsurface Mine Ventilation, M. J. McPherson

 

Semester IV

 

DEPARTMENT OF MINING ENGINEERING

 

SYLLABUS

 

Name of Subject: Basic Electrical & Electronics Lab Subject Code: EL20423 (MI)

Semester: B.Tech. IV Sem. Board of Studies: Electrical Engg.

Maximum Marks: 20 Minimum Marks: 10

Lecture Periods/Week Tutorial Periods/Week Practical Periods/Week Credits

0 0 3 2

 

List of Experiments:

 

Experiment 1.

 

Magnetisation Characteristics of a separately excited DC Machine

 

Experiment 2.

 

Speed Control of a DC Shunt Motor.

 Experiment 3.

Load Test on a DC Shunt/Compound Motor.

Experiment 4.

Load test on a DC Shunt / Compound Generator.

Experiment 5.

Connection, Starting Reversing and load Test on a 3 phase Induction motor.

Experiment 6.

Study of Electromagnetic Induction Disc Relay.

Experiment 7.

Study of Star- Delta Starter.

Experiment 8.

Measurement of 3 phase power by 2wattmeter method. .

Experiment 9.

Open Circuit and short circuit Test single phase Transformer and prediction of

performance.

 Experiment 10.

Load Test on single phase Transformer and calculation of performance.

Text books:

1. Electronic instrumentation (2nd edition) – H.S. Kalsi, TMH

2. Power system protection-Badri Ram

3. Electrical Machinery-Dr. P.S. Bimbhra, Khanna Pbs.

 Reference Books:

1. Electrical and Electronic measurements & Instrumention-A.K. Sawhney, Dhanpat Rai Pbs.

NIT Raipur IV Sem Mining Syllabus

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