Rock engineering 410

Module code PSZ 410
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Elementary mine layout design, pillar design and underground excavation support and their effects on SHE. Stress analysis of mining layouts and mine layout optimisation. This module covers rock mechanics practice applicable in underground hard rock mining environments at shallow, moderate and great depth.

Module credits 16.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites PSZ 310 Finalists only
Contact time 2 tutorials per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Mining Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 1

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