Underground Coal Mining

Course Name: 

Underground Coal Mining (MN303)

Programme: 

B.Tech (Mining Engg)

Semester: 

Fifth

Category: 

Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (3-1-0)

Content: 

Status and scope of underground coal mining. Classification of coal reserves. Opening up of deposit.
Horizon mining. Basic coal mining methods. Bord and pillar mining/ Room & pillar mining -
development & depillaring. Longwall mining. Thick-seam extraction. Special methods. Hydraulic
Mining. Underground gassification of coal.

References: 

R.D. Singh, Principles and practices of Modern Coal Mining T.N. Singh, Underground Mining of Coal

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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