Planning of Underground Metal Mines

Course Name: 

Planning of Underground Metal Mines (MN911)




Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (4-0-0)


General engineering design; design methods in mining, Classification of exploitation methods; choice of mining systems, Design of stoping layouts, Mining in rockburst prone areas, Novel and innovative mining methods, Mine closure, sealing and abandonment.


Hartman H.L., Introductory Mining Engineering, John Wiley and Sons, Toronto, 1987. Hustrulid W.A., (Editor) SME Handbook on Metalliferous Mining, USA, 1984. Agoshkov M., et. Al., Mining of Ores and Non-Metallic Minerals, Mir Publishers, Moscow, 1983.

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

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