NIT Raipur Syllabus 8th Sem Mining Engineering

NIT-RAIPUR

VIII SEM MINING ENGINEERING SYLLABUS

Semester: B.Tech. VIII Sem. Code: MI20811(MI)

Subject: Mining Surveying – III Branch : Mining Engg

 

UNIT -1

 

Triangulation

Principles of forming network of triangles; Selection of sites of triangulation stations; Base

and Check base lines; Measurement and adjustment of angles by simple methods;

Calculation of Co-ordinates.

 

UNIT 2:

 

Correlation Survey

Methods of correlation of surface and underground surveys through adits, inclines, and

shafts; Use of magnetic needle and Gyro theodolites; Different methods of Stope surveying

and open pit surveying;

 

UNIT 3:

 

Astronomical Survey

Definitions of important terms; Determination of azimuth by astronomical observations.

 

UNIT 4:

 

Photographic Surveying

Terrestrial photogrammetry, General Principles; Phototheodolite; Stereo photographic

Surveying; Aerial Surveying – Field of application; Vertical and oblique photographs; Aerial

photography; Preparation of photographical maps by simple methods

 

UNIT 5

 

: Modern Surveying Techniques

Electronic distance measuring equipment; Geodimeter, Tellurometer, Distomat, Total

station, Surveying software with plotting system, GPS, principle, method and its application

in mining.

 

Reference Books:

 

1. Mine surveying by S. Ghatak

2. Surveying & Levelling by B. C. Punamia

3. Surveying & Levelling by Kanetkar & Kulkarni

4. Mine surveying by Winniberg

Semester VIII

 

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, RAIPUR (C.G.)

 

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3 1 0

 

Semester: B.Tech. VIII Sem. Code: MI20812(MI)

 

Subject: Mining Machinery – III Branch : Mining Engg

 

UNIT 1: FACE MACHINERY

 

Coal and rock Drilling, their constructional details, their applications, operation and

maintenance, jumbo drill machines, introduction to coal cutting machine.

 

UNIT 2: LOADING AND TRANSPORTATION

 

Rocker shovel, gathering arms loaders, LHD and SDL machines- their construction and

operation and maintenance, cavo loader, shuttle car and underground trucks, its

construction, operation and application.

 

UNIT 3: CUTTER LOADERS

 

Different types of cutter loaders suitable for long wall and short wall faces, their

constructions, operation and maintenance, winning methods different types of continuous

miner & road headers their suitability, construction, operation and maintenance , mechanics

of rock cutting, rock cutting tools and their performance.

 

UNIT 4: COMPRESSED AIR

 

Basic concept, compression process, working and constructional features of single stage

and multistage compressor, unloading arrangement of compressor, layout of pipelines,

transmission of compressed air, testing of compressor, safety features of compressor

 

UNIT 5: USE OF ELECTRICITY IN MINES

 

Flame proof enclosures & intrinsically safe apparatus, underground cables, drill panel, gate

end box, circuit breakers, remote control (pilot circuit), installation of underground

substation, earth leakage protection, cable joining, Electrical signaling provisions of IER

related to mines

 

Reference books:

 

1. Elements of Mining Vol. III by D. J. Deshmukh

2. UMS Booklet

3. Winning and Working of Coal : R. T. Deshmukh & D. J. Deshmukh

4. Modern Coal Mining Practices : R. D. Singh

5. Longwall Mining : Syd. S. Chaing & Peng

6. Mine Winding & Transport by S.C.Walker

Semester VIII

 

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, RAIPUR (C.G.)

 

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3 1 0

 

Semester: B.Tech. VIII Sem. Code: MI20813(MI)

 

Subject: Mining Environment – III Branch : Mining Engg

 

UNIT 1 : SPONTANEOUS HEATING

 

Causes, detection and preventive measures in underground and surface coal mines,

control of spontaneous heating in stacks and dumps..

 

UNIT 2: MINE FIRES

 

Mine fires, control of fires and fires extinguishers, study of atmosphere behind sealed off

areas, fire stopping and sealing off an area, pressure balancing, conditions and procedure

of reopening a sealed off area, fire fighting organization. Fires in opencast mines and

surface storage systems, emergency organization in mines.

 

UNIT 3: EXPLOSION

 

Fire damp and coal dust explosions, their causes and prevention, stone dust and water

barriers, investigations of explosion.

 

UNIT 4: MINE INNUNDATION

 

Causes and precautionary measures, bulk head doors, barriers, dams, their design,

precautions to be taken while approaching old workings, burnside drilling apparatus,

recovery of flooded mines and de watering of old workings.

 

UNIT 5: RESCUE AND RECOVERY

 

Types of rescue equipment and their use, features of rescue stations and rescue rooms,

first aid appliances, training of personnel, and organization of rescue and recovery work

during mine fires, explosion, inundation.

 

Reference Books:

 

1. Mine Environment By G.B. Mishra

2. Elements of Mining Tech. Vol.2 by D. J. Deshmukh

3. Subsurface Mine Ventilation. by Mcpherson

4. Mine fires by Dr. Ramlu

Semester VIII

 

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, RAIPUR (C.G.)

 

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4 1 0

 

Semester: B.Tech. VIII Sem. Code: MI20844(MI)

 

Subject: Professional Elective-II

 

(Mine Planning)

 

Branch : Mining Engg

 

UNIT 1:

 

Coal reserves and their estimation, Geological and technological data needed for

mine planning, Preparation of project and feasibility reports, project monitoring.

 

UNIT 2:

 

Planning and scheduling of various mining operations, linear programming,

Simplex methods and transportation problem. Operation Research – Scope of application in

mining, Linear programming, formulation and solution, Network planning with special

reference to CPM/PERT, System approach for project scheduling.

 

UNIT 3:

 

Division of mine area into units and sub units, Area, Reserve, Life and Capacity of

mine, Panel size, Design of long wall face.

 

UNIT 4:

 

Cost of various mining operations, Optimum size of mines, Mode of opening up of

deposits, Choice of opening, Location and size of Development openings.

 

UNIT 5: Mine Services

 

Design of haulage, hoisting and drainage systems, Design of pit top and pit bottom, Coal

handling plants, Railway siding , design of rapid loading system etc.

 

Books Recommended :

 

1. Advance Coal Mining by R.T. deshmukh and V.S. Vorobjev

2. Mine Planning by S.P. Mathur

3. Mine Planning by BJ. Bhattacharya

Semester VIII

 

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, RAIPUR (C.G.)

 

L T P

 

4 1 0

 

Semester: B.Tech. VIII Sem. Code: MI20844(MI)

 

Subject: Professional Elective-II

 

(Geostatistics)

 

Branch : Mining Engg

 

UNIT 1

 

Introduction to Classical statistics, Histrograms, mean, median, mode,

skewness, Kurtosis, standard deviation, variance, confidence interval, normal

and lognormal distribution.

 

UNIT 2

 

Different types of mineral reserves, estimation of grade and reserves,

Different techniques of grade estimation, rule of nearest point , constant

distance weighting technique and inverse distance weighting technique,

method of triangles and polygonal method, bench compositing.

 

UNIT 3

 

Introduction to Geostastistics, theory of reigonalised variable, application of

Geostastistics in mining, Covariogram and semivariogram, definitions and

their estimation, Parameters of semivariogram, sill variance, nugget effect,

range of influence, zonal and directional anisotropy.

 

UNIT 4

 

Mathematical representation of semivariogram and covariogram,

Semivariogram models and their characterics, calculation, plotting and fitting

of experimental semivariogram.

 

UNIT 5

 

Volume-Variance relationship, Extension variance and estimation variance,

optimal valuation and kriging, Kriging estimator and kriging error, Kriging of a

square block valued by two samples, Grade tonnage relationship.

 

Reference Books:

 

1. Geostatistics: Runge

2. Basic Geostatistics: Liu

3. Application of Geostatistics: Isobel Clark

Semester VIII

 

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, RAIPUR (C.G.)

 

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0 0 3

 

Semester: B.Tech. VIII Sem. Code: MI20821(MI)

 

Subject: Mining Surveying – III Lab Branch : Mining Engg

 

List of Practical:

 

1. Baseline measurement

2. Baseline extension

3. To connect the baseline to main triangulation network

4. Reduction to centre

5. Angle adjustments in triangulation network

6. Plotting the survey by co-ordinate methods

7. Correlation survey by Weisbach triangle method

8. Study of EDM

9. Study of Total station

10. Study of modern Surveying instruments

 

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, RAIPUR (C.G.)

 

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Semester: B.Tech. VIII Sem. Code: MI20822(MI)

 

Subject: Mining Environment – III Lab Branch: Mining Engg

 

List of Practical:

1. Study of erection of sand bag fire stopping

2. Study of working of soda acid fire extinguishers.

3. Study of working of foam extinguishers.

4. Study of erection of German type stone dust barriers

5. Study of erection of Polish type stone dust barriers

6. Study of erection of Double brick fire stopping

7. Study of principal and working of self contained breathing apparatus – Drager 174-A

8. Study of principal and working of Aerolox Liquid oxygen apparatus.

9. Study of principal and working of self rescuers.

10. Study of various types of water dam constructed in U/G mines

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