Rock Excavation Engineering

Course Name: 

Rock Excavation Engineering (MN260)

Programme: 

B.Tech (Mining Engg)

Semester: 

Fourth

Category: 

Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)

Content: 

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. Practical examples in mining projects, ports, tunneling projects, pipeline excavations, canal excavation projects, hydel projects etc. Environmental planning, environmental impact assessment.

References: 

Stack, B., Mining and Tunneling machines., R.R.Tatiya, Surface and Underground Excavation, CRC Press.

Department: 

Mining Engineering
 

Contact us

Prof. V. R. Sastry, Head of the Department
Department of Mining Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473051
  • Email: mininghod[AT]nitk[DOT]ac[DOT]in

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