Underground Coal Mining (2152206)   Old Code : 152205

4 + 0 + 2
Lect + Tuto + Pract
Teaching Scheme
70 + 20 + 10
Theory Marks
20 + 10 + 20
Practical Marks
ESE - End Semester Examination, PA - Progress Assessment, ALA - Active Learning Assignments, OEP -Open Ended Problem

The course is designed to help the student in understanding the different coal mining methods, their applicability conditions, merits and demerits, various stowing methods, ventilation and transportation system. This course is helpful to select suitable and economical method of coal mining and also to gain knowledge about the various difficulties arise during the workings of coal mine.
Course Outcome
After learning the course the students should be able to:
The course content should be taught and implemented with the aim to develop different types of skills leading to the achievement of the following competencies.
  • Select suitable underground mining method of coal.
  • Design ventilation and transportation circuits.
  • Implement correct remedial action for unsafe operation.

  • Active Learning
    Preparation of power-point slides, which include videos,animations, pictures, graphics for better understanding theory and practical work – The faculty will allocate chapters/ parts of chapters to groups of students so that the entire syllabus to be covered. The power-point slides should be put up on the web-site of the College/ Institute, along with the names of the students of the group, the name of the faculty, Department and College on the first slide. The best three works should submit to GTU.