Physical & Numerical Modelling

Course Name: 

Physical & Numerical Modelling (MN907)




Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (4-0-0)


Concept, methodology and principles of physical modeling. Dimensional analysis. Different materials used for physical modeling. Modeling as a technique for rock load determination and analysis. Physical modeling of rock mass. Elastic linear, elasto-plastic and time dependent rheological models, Various numerical techniques of mine simulation, FEM, FDM and BEM, Application in strata mechanics.


Kidybinski A & Kwasniewski M. (Eds); Modelling of mine structures, A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam. 1988. Kidybinski A. & Dubinski J. (Eds); Strata control in mines, A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam. 1990.

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 Prof Harsh Vardhan,

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 Department of Mining Engineering, NITKSurathkal
 P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
 Karnataka, India.

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