Mining 410

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

Specific mining techniques. Shafts: Types, methods and equipment for sinking; economic considerations. Tunneling: Design, development techniques and equipment. Design and construction of large excavation. Design, construction, reinforcing and repair of ore passes. Fires in gold and coal mines: Causes, prevention, detection, combating and insurance. Flooding: Water sources, results, dangers, sealing and control.

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites PRX 321, PME 320, PMY 320, Finalists only
Contact time 3 lectures per week, 1 tutorial per week, 2 practicals per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Mining Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 1

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