Mining Machinery

Course Name: 

Mining Machinery (MI254)


B.Tech (Mining Engg)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (3-1-0)


Basic principles of transport of men, materials and mineral in underground mines. Techno- economic indices of transportation systems. Pit top and pit bottom lay outs. Motive power used in mines. Types of compressors used in mines. Wire ropes: construction, classification, application, inspection, maintenance and calculations. Capping and slicing of ropes. Suspension gear for drum and Koepe winding. Rope haulages: Types, principle of operation, suitability, safety appliances, calculations. Winding: Drum winding and Koepe winding, Braking systems – mechanical and electrical. Man riding systems. Drainage and Pumping. Sumps.


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


Mining Engineering

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

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