Mine Systems Optimization

Course Name: 

Mine Systems Optimization (MI354)


B.Tech (Mining Engg)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (3-1-0)


Introduction to systems concept, analysis and systems engineering; models in system analysis; linear programming; integer programming; network techniques for mining projects; CPM and PERT techniques; dynamic programming; transportation and assignment models; decision theory; inventory control; queuing theory; simulation techniques for equipment selection and production scheduling; significance of management information systems in controlling and managing the mining activities.


Sharma, J.K., Mathematical Models in Operations Research, Tata Mcgraw-Hill, New Delhi, 1989. Cummins, A.B., Mining Engineers Handbook, Vol. II, SME, AIME, New York, 1973. Taha, H.A., Operations Research: An Introduction, 8th Edition, Pearson, 2006.


Mining Engineering

Contact us

 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

Connect with us

We're on Social Networks. Follow us & get in touch.