Planning of Underground Coal Mines

Course Name: 

Planning of Underground Coal Mines (MN910)




Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (04-0-0)


Status of Underground Coal Mining in India, Stages of planning of underground coal mines: Feasibility and Detail Project Report, Bord and pillar mining systems. Design of Blasting gallary layout method, Design of Longwall Mining. Design considerations for exploitation of thick seams, Exploitation of contiguous seams and seams liable to bumps; hydraulic mining and underground gassification of coal.


Singh R.D., Principles and practices of modern coal mining, New Age Int.(P) Ltd Publishers. Singh T.N., Underground mining of coal Oxford and PBA Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd. Peng, S.S. Longwall mining.

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 Karnataka, India.

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