Underground Coal Mining Technology (MI303)

Course Name: 

Underground Coal Mining (MN303)

Programme: 

B.Tech (Mining Engg)

Semester: 

Fifth

Category: 

Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (3-1-0)

Content: 

Status and scope of underground coal mining. Classification of coal reserves. Opening up of deposit. Horizon mining. Basic coal mining methods. Bord and pillar mining: development & depillaring with semi-mechanised and mechanized board and pillar mining. Longwall mining. Thick-seam mining: Classification of thick seam mining methods, inclined slicing with caving; sub-level caving. Hydraulic Mining. Underground gassification of coal.

References: 

Singh, R.D. Principles and Practices of Modern Coal Mining, 1997.ISBN 81-224-0974-1 Singh, T.N. Underground Mining of Coal, Oxford & IBH, 1992.

Department: 

Mining Engineering
 

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 Dr. K. Ram Chandar,

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

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