Rock Fragmentation Engineering

Course Name: 

Rock Fragmentation Engineering (MN905)




Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (4-0-0)


Developments in explosives and accessories. Substitutes for explosives, Mechanisms of rock fragmentation due to blasting. Factors controlling fragmentation. Fragmentation prediction models. Fragmentation Assessment methods, Blast design. Choice of explosives, Theory of shaped charges. Recent advances in blasting techniques, Special techniques of blasting. Environmental effects and their control. Economic evaluation of blasting operations. Sastry V.R., Advances in drilling and blasting


Mishra G.B. , Opencast mining Gregory, Explosives for North American Engineers

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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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