Mechanization and Materials Handling

Course Name: 

Mechanization and Materials Handling (MI363)


B.Tech (Mining Engg)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

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Locomotive haulage, rolling stocks, conveyors, belt conveyor calculations, safety devices for conveyors, face machinery, calculation of productivity of loading machines, material handling systems, elements of material handling systems in large opencast projects, high-angle conveyors, pipeline transportation, aerial ropeways, aerial ropeway calculations, equipment for hydraulic and pneumatic stowing, roof bolting machines, variable and thyristor drives, remote control, monitoring and automation of mining processes.


Ramlu, M.A., Mine Hoisting, Oxford & IBH, New Delhi, 1996.
Walker, S.C., Mine Winding and Transport, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1988.
Deshmukh, D.J., Elements of Mining Technology Vol. III; Vidyasewa Prakashan, Nagpur, 1994.
Reese, C., Material Handling Systems: Designing for Safety and Health, CRC Press, 2000.


Mining Engineering

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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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