Underground Metal Mine Design

Course Name: 

Underground Metal Mine Design (MI463)


B.Tech (Mining Engg)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)


Planning and scheduling of insets, shaft bottoms, winding and transportation systems. Surface lay outs including mill and concentrator plants. Determination of number and dimensions of stopes. Planning and scheduling of a cycle of operations. Concept of ore blending. Overall planning and scheduling of activities in metal mining and processing. Case studies of planning of mining operations.


Agoshkov M., et. Al., Mining of Ores and Non- Metallic Minerals, Mir Publishers, Moscow, 1983. Hartman, H.L. Introductory Mining Engineering, John Willey & Sons, 2007. Niosh Snowden, Geological and Mining Reports of Underground Metal Mining: VolumeII, Wide Publishing, India, 2016. Ratan Raj Tatiya , Surface and Underground Excavations, 2nd Edition : Methods, Techniques and Equipment, Taylor  Francis Ltd , London, United Kingdom, 2013.


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.

  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473051
  • Email: mininghod@nitk.edu.in

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