Advanced explosive engineering 785

Module code PRX 785
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

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.

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Mining Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 1 or Semester 2

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