Mine ventilation engineering 410

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

Refrigeration: Elementary refrigeration principles, including concepts and methods, chilled water systems, including cooling distribution methods.  Elementary mine ventilation planning, basic planning parameters and elementary mine ventilation economics and the impact of incorrect design and applications on safety and health.  Mine gases, their origin and gas/coal dust explosions.  Aspects of the Mine Health and Safety act are also dealt with.

Module credits 8.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites PEE 321
Contact time 2 lectures per week, 2 tutorials per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Mining Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 1

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