Undergraound Coal Mine Design

Course Name: 

Undergraound Coal Mine Design (MI462)


B.Tech (Mining Engg)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)


Objectives and Stages of Planning. Feasibility report. Detail project report (DPR); Determination of mine design parameters. Planning input for selection of mining method. Estimation of mine life. Design and production planning. Introduction to mine design software. Production cost analysis.Selection criteria for face and underground transport equipment. Planning and design layouts for ventilation, drainage and power supply. Ventilation management. Productivity and quality control; planning of deep underground coal mines; Automation in underground coal mines.


Peng, S.S. Longwall Mining , Department of Mining Engineering, West Virginia University, 2006 Mathr, S.P. Coal Mining, M.S. Enterprises Bilaspur, 1999.


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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