Development of Minerals Deposits

Course Name: 

Development of Minerals Deposits (MI201)


B.Tech (Mining Engg)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (3-1-0)


Methods of shaft construction, Widening and deepening of shafts. Special methods of shaft sinking under difficult conditions. Methods of raising. Drivage of horizontal openings: Conventional and mechanized systems. Tunneling under difficult conditions. Supports: supporting roadways and mine faces using timber, steel (friction and hydraulic); Roof bolting and roof stiching. Over view of mining industries and relevant mining laws.


Tatiya R.R., Surface and underground excavation: methods, techniques and equipment, A. A. Balkema publishers, 2005. Deshmukh, D. J., Elements of Mining Engineering, Vol. I, Central Techno Publications, Nagpur, 1998. Onika D., Pokrovskiy., Driving of Horizontal Workings, Mir Publishers, Moscow, 1992. Design of Mine Excavations, Mir Publishers, Moscow, 1973.


Mining Engineering

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

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