Mine Power Systems

Course Name: 

Mine Power Systems (MI313)


B.Tech (Mining Engg)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)


Electric power in mining, three-phase circuit analysis, mine power system components, distribution of electrical power in surface and underground mines, grounding systems, ground wire monitoring, distribution cable construction and selection, power flow calculations, power factor correction, design of substations, switchhouses and power centers, method of symmetrical components, mine power system fault analysis, transients and overvoltages, protective equipment and relaying, legislative and safety aspects.


Morley, L.A., Mine Power Systems, US Bureau of Mines Information Circular 9258, 1990. Stevenson, W.D., Elements of Power System Analysis, 4th Edition, McGraw Hill, 1982. Kothari, D.P. and Nagrath, I.J., Modern Power System Analysis, 4th Edition, McGraw Hill, 2011.


Mining Engineering

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 Prof Harsh Vardhan,

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

  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473051
  • Email: mininghod@nitk.edu.in

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