NIT Surathkal Syllabus Department of Mining Engineering

NIT Surathkal Syllabus Department of Mining Engineering  

ENGINEERING | Second Year

 

Department of Mining Engineering

MN201 DEVELOPMENT OF MINERAL DEPOSITS (3-1-0) 4

Methods of shaft construction Widening and deepening of shafts. Special methods of shaft sinking under

difficult conditions. Methods of raising. Drivage of horizontal openings. Tunneling under difficult

conditions. Supports: supporting roadways and mine faces.

Onika D. Design of Mine Excavations. Mir Publishers, Moscow.

Pokrovskiy. Driving of Horizontal Workings. Mir Publishers, Moscow.

 

 

MN202 DRILLING AND BLASTING ENGINEERING (3-1-0) 4

Applications of drilling in mining industry. Classification and mechanism of rock drilling methods.

Different types of drill machines. Alignment and deviation of bore holes. Factors influencing drilling in

percussive and rotary methods. Developments in explosives and initiating devices. Properties of

explosives. Safety aspects.

Blasting safety manual by G.K. Pradhan & M.S. Sandhu

Principles of rock drilling by K.U.M Rao

 

 

MN203 MINE SURVEYING – I (3-1-0) 4

Principles of0 mine surveying and its scope. Plane and geodetic surveying. Compass surveying. Leveling.

Theodolites: Construction and operation. Tests and adjustments. Angle measurement. Errors in

measurement. Traversing. Balancing of traverse. Calculation of coordinates and plotting. Contouring,

Interpolation of contours. Calculation of areas and volumes. Dip, fault and borehole problems.

Punmia, Surveying Vol- I & II

Kanetkar, Suveying Vol- I & II

Ghatak, Mine Surveying – Vol I, II & III.

 

 

MN204 MINE SURVEYING LAB – I (0-0-3) 2

A total of 10 to 12 experiments shall be carried out pertaining to the subject.

 

 

MN252 MINE ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING – I (4-0-0) 4

Mine gases. Mine illumination. Heat and humidity. Cooling power of mine air. Air conditioning. Airflow

in mines. Natural and mechanical ventilation. Ventilation networks. Computer aided design of ventilation

systems.

Mishra, G.B. – Mine Environment and Ventilation; Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1986.

Vutukuri, V.S. & Lama, R.D. – Environmental Engineering in Mines; Cambridge University Press,

Cambridge, 1986.

 

 

MN254 MINE ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY – I (0-0-3) 2

A total of 10 to 12 experiments shall be carried out pertaining to the subject.

 

 

MN271 MINE MECHANIZATION – I (3-0-0) 3

Basic principles of transport of men, materials and mineral in underground mines. Techno-economic

indices of transportation systems. Pit top and pit bottom lay outs. Motive power used in mines. Types of

compressors used in mines. Wire ropes: construction, classification, application, inspection, maintenance

and calculations. Capping and slicing of ropes. Suspension gear for drum and Koepe winding. Rope

haulages: Types, principle of operation, suitability, safety appliances, calculations. Winding : Drum

winding and Koepe winding, Breaking systems – mechanical and electrical. Drainage and Pumping.

Sumps.

Ramlu M.A. Mine Hoisting. Oxford & IBH. New Delhi 1996.

Walker S.C. Mine Winding and Transport. Elsevier, Amsterdam 1988.

Deshmukh D.J. Elements of Mining Technology Vol. III; Vidyasewa Prakashan, Nagpur, 1994.

 

 

MN272 MINE SURVEYING – II (3-0-0) 3

Triangulation: Station marks, signals and towers. Satellite station and reduction to center. Tacheometry:

Tangential method and movable bar method. Curve ranging: Different methods of curve ranging. Laying

of curves in underground. Theory of errors, Aerial photogrammetry, Field astronomy, Correlation

survey: Connection of underground and surface survey. Total station.

Punmia, Surveying, Vol- III.

 

 

MN273 MINE SURVEYING LAB – II (0-0-3) 2

A total of 10 to 12 experiments shall be carried out pertaining to the subject.

 

 

MN274 ROCK EXCAVATION ENGINEERING (3-0-0) 3 PREREQ: MN303

Rock excavation by different methods and different machines in mining and civil projects. Application of

rock mechanics in selection of equipment. Excavation in sensitive areas. Equipments. TBMs. Project

management. Arbitration. Practical examples in mining projects, ports, tunneling projects, pipeline

excavations, canal excavation projects, hydel projects etc. Environmental planning, environmental impact

assessment.

Stack, B., Mining and Tunneling machines.

 

ING –LAB. II

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