Mine Surveying

Course Name: 

Mine Surveying (MI 202)


B.Tech (Mining Engg)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (3-1-0)


Principles of mine surveying and its scope. Plane and geodetic surveying. Compass surveying. Leveling. Theodolites: Construction and operation. Tests and adjustments. Angle measurement. Errors in measurement. Traversing. Balancing of traverse. Calculation of coordinates and plotting. Contouring, Interpolation of contours. Calculation of areas and volumes. Dip, fault and borehole problems.


Punmia, B. C., Surveying Vol- I & II, Laxmi Publishers, New Delhi, 2008. Kanetkar, T.P., Suveying, Vol- I & II, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, 2007. Ghatak, S., Mine Surveying and Levelling – Vol I, II & III, Coal Field Publishers, Asansol, 2005.


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.

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  • Email: mininghod@nitk.edu.in

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