NIT Raipur Syllabus 6th Sem Mining Engineering

NIT-RAIPUR

VI SEM MINING ENGINEERING SYLLABUS

Semester: B.Tech. VI Sem. Code: MI20611(MI)

 Subject: Mining Environment – II Branch : Mining Engg

 

UNIT 1: VENTILATION SYSTEMS AND PLANNING

 Calculation of pressure and quantity requirements, network problems, Hardy-Cross

method, Ventilation planning and economic analysis, central and boundary

ventilation, ascensional and descensional ventilation, antitropal, homotropal

ventilation.

 

UNIT 2: MECHANICAL VENTILATION – I

 

Theory of mine fans, Types of mine fans, their characteristics & suitability, Process

for selection of mine fans

 

UNIT 3: MECHANICAL VENTILATION – II

 

Auxiliary and booster fans, series and parallel operation of fans, fan drift and evasee,

forcing and exhaust ventilation, fan reversal, ventilation in long headings.

 

UNIT 4: VENTILATION SURVEY

 

Object of ventilation survey, instruments for the measurement of pressure, velocity,

and quantity of air.

 

UNIT 5: MINE DUST

 

Classification, physiological effects, measurement of dust concentration, dynamics of

small particles, sampling of air borne dust, prevention and suppression of dust

 

Reference Books:

 

1. Mine Environment – G.B. Mishra

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

3. Underground Mine Environment, M. Mcpherson

4. Subsurface Mine Ventilation, H.L. Hartman

 

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Semester: B.Tech. VI Sem. Code: MI20612(MI)

 

Subject: Mineral Processing Branch : Mining Engg

 

UNIT 1: COMMINUTION

 

Introduction, definition, scope and economic justification, main steps in ore dressing

operations, comminution, crushing, principles of crushing , jaw crushers, gyratory crushers,

cone crushers, roll crushers, gravity stamps their classifications and applications, grindingprinciples

of grinding, application and classification of ball mills, rod mills, tube mills and

pebble mills.

 

UNIT 2: SIZING

 

Object of sizing, scale of sizing, laboratory sizing, screening and classification , different

type of screens, their mode of operations and application and limitation, classificationprinciples

of classification, movement of solids through fluids, different types of classifiers,

hydraulic and pneumatic classifiers, sampling-importance of sampling and methods used.

 

UNIT 3: GRAVITY CONCENTRATION

 

Jigging, Flowing film concentrators like spirals and shaking tables, heavy media separation,

applications and limitations of methods.

 

UNIT 4: FLOTATION

 

Physico-chemical principles, function of various flotation reagents, important machines,

their principles, and working, flotation of sulphide, oxide and non sulphide ores.

 

UNIT 5: PROCESSING METHODS OF SOME COMMON MINERALS

 

Electrostatic and Magnetic Separation – Principle operation and field of application,

Pelletisation of low grade iron ore, Drying and dewatering – thickening, filtration and drying.

Coal washing; Simplified flow sheets for beneficiation of coal and typical ores of copper,

lead, zinc, iron and manganese with special reference to Indian deposits.

 

Reference Books:

 

1. Ore Dressing by Gaudin

2. Ore Dressing by B. A. Wills

 

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Semester: B.Tech. VI Sem. Code: MI20613(MI)

 

Subject: Mining Machinery- II Branch : Mining Engg

 

UNIT 1. Aerial ropeways

 

Different types, their constructions & installation, operation & maintenance, design

calculation, their layout including rope-tensioning arrangements.

 

UNIT 2. Conveyors – I

 

Different types of belt conveyors, their construction, installation, maintenance & design.

 

UNIT 3. Conveyor – II

 

Shaker conveyor, scraper chain conveyor and armored chain conveyor, their installation &

construction maintenance. Safety Devices; Pit top and pit bottom arrangements.

 

UNIT 4. Skip & Koepe Winding

 

Skip types & construction, pit top & pit bottom arrangements, advantages and

disadvantages, Types of Koepe Winder, Koepe wheel, Floating platforms, Two winders

working in the same shaft, Winding with side by side and up and down sheaves,

advantages and disadvantages. Multi-rope winding. Calculation of H.P.

 

UNIT 5. HYDRAULIC TRANSMISSIONS

 

Fundamental of hydrostatic compression, hydraulic fluids, hydraulic pumps, motors,

cylinders and accumulators, different types of valves, hydraulic coupling and torque

converters, Application in mines, Advantages of hydraulic transmission.

 

Reference Books:

 

1. Elements of Mining Tech. Vol I & Vol III by D. J. Deshmukh

2. Mining Machinery By S. C. Walker

3. Coal Mining Practice By Stathum

 

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Semester: B.Tech. VI Sem. Code: MI20614(MI)

 

Subject: Mining Legislation & Safety-II Branch : Mining Engg

 

01. Principal Provisions of Mines & Minerals (Regulation & Development) Act – 1957

02. Coal Mines Conservation & Development Act. – 1960

03. Mineral Concession Rules, Indian Electricity Rules related to mining activity.

04. Byelaws & D.G.M.S. Circulars.

05. Mines Rescue Rules – 1985

06. Mine Accident, their classification and analysis, Causes & preventive measures,

Cost of accident, Preparation of Accident report, Court of Enquiry.

07. Safety Campaign, Causes of major mining accidents which occurred in India &

Suggested remedial measures. National Safety Conferences.

 

Reference Books:

 

1. Legislation in Indian Mines (A critical Appraisal) Vol. I & II, S. D. Prasad & Prof.

Rakesh

2. Coal Mines Conservation & Development Act Mines & Minerals (Development and

Regulation) Act Vocational Training Rules

3. Mine Accidents : B. K. Kejariwal

4. Mines Rescue Rules

5. Indian Electricity Rules

6. Mineral Concession Rules.

7. D.G.M.S. Circulars and Bylaws

 

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Semester: B.Tech. VI Sem. Code: MI20615(MI)

 

Subject: Mining Economics Branch : Mining Engg

 

UNIT 1.

 

Sampling- Methods of sampling, Errors in sampling, analysis of samples,

estimation of grade and reserves, Different types of reserves. Salting, precautions against

salting.

 

UNIT 2.

 

Mine Valuation – Different methods, Depreciation, Amortization and Redemption of

capital, life and present value of a mine.

 

UNIT 3.

 

Financial Management – Methods of framing and financing industrial enterprises,

Memorandum and articles of association, shares, debentures, dividends and interest. Break

even chart and inventory control.

 

UNIT 4.

 

Investment Decisions – discounted cash flow methods, non-discounted cash flow

methods, advantages and disadvantages of them, Internal rate of return, Net Present

Value.

 

UNIT 5.

 

Book Keeping, Preparation of Balance sheet, Profit and Loss Account.

 

Reference Books:

 

1. Mineral Economics , R.T. Deshmukh

2. SME Handbook, Vol. I

3. Mineral Economics , Sinha and Sharma

 

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Semester: B.Tech. VI Sem. Code: MI20616(MI)

 

Subject: Mining Management Branch : Mining Engg

 

UNIT 1: Evolution of Management Theory

 

– Principle of Scientific management, Elements

of management functions, Planning, Organizing and Control, Levels of Management.

Structure and design of organization for mining enterprises.

 

UNIT 2: Personnel Management –

 

Selection, training and development of human

resources, Job evaluation, job analysis, incentive and theories of motivation, Productivity,

its concept and measurement, Leadership and Communication.

 

UNIT 3: Production Management

 

– Determination of norms and standards of operations

by work study, work measurements, production planning, Scheduling and control, Queuing

theory, short and long term planning, Quality control, introduction to MIS, Material

Management

 

UNIT 4: Industrial Psychology

 

– Its relation with other branches of knowledge, studies of

physical factors and their effect on man, Industrial relations, Human relations, trade union

movements in India

 

UNIT 5: Industrial Act and Laws

 

– Industrial Dispute Act, Industrial Trade Union Act,

Analysis of industrial disputes, Prevention and settlement of industrial disputes, Payment of

wages act, Workmen’s compensation act, Contract labour laws.

 

Reference Books:

 

1. Mine Management :V. N. Singh

2. Management & Administration : S.K.Gupta

3. Introduction to Management : O.P. Khanna

 

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Semester: B.Tech. VI Sem. Code: MI20621(MI)

 

Subject: Mining Environment – II Lab Branch : Mining Engg

 

List of Experiments:

 

1. Study of installation of axial flow fan.

2. Study of installation of centrifugal flow fan.

3. Study of installation and positioning of booster fan.

4. Study of characteristic curve of different fans and their comparison

5. Study of principal and working of vane anemometer

6. Study of principal and working of velometer.

7. Study of principal and working of pitot tube.

8. Study of central and boundary ventilation system.

9. Study of gravimetric dust sampler

10. Study of thermal precipitator dust sampler

 

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Semester: B.Tech. VI Sem. Code: MI20622(MI)

 

Subject: Mineral Processing Lab Branch : Mining Engg

 

List of Experiments:

 

1. Study of Jaw crusher

2. Study of Roll crusher

3. Study of Grinding mills

4. Study of Akin’s classifier

5. Study of Shaking table

6. Study of Mineral jig.

7. Study of Spiral concentrator

8. Study of Floatation cell

9. Study of Thickners

10. Study of Washability curves

 

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Semester: B.Tech. VI Sem. Code: MI20623(MI)

 

Subject: Mining Machinery – II Lab Branch : Mining Engg

 

List of Experiments:

 

1. Study of Monocable aerial Ropeway.

2. Study of Bicable aerial Ropeway.

3. Study of Loop take-up and tensioning arrangement of a belt conveyor.

4. Study of pit top and pit bottom arrangements for a belt conveyor.

5. Study of Belt Conveyor

6. Study of an Armoured face Conveyor.

7. Study of Various Koepe Arrangements

8. Study of various types of skips.

9. Study of pit top and pit bottom arrangements for a Skip.

10. Study of hydraulic Couplings and Torque Converters.

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