|Module code||PRX 785|
|Faculty||Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology|
Types of commercial explosives. Properties of explosives. Explosive initiating systems, application of explosives in rock breaking; Surface and underground blast designs and specialised blast designs; the effects of geology on blast results. Fragmentation, blasting and environmental control. Blast assessment. Ethics and regulatory compliance. Safety in blasting.
|Contact time||Self study|
|Language of tuition||English|
|Academic organisation||Mining Engineering|
|Period of presentation||Semester 1 or Semester 2|
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