Underground Metal Mining (2162202)   Old Code : 162202

6
Credit
4 + 0 + 2
Lect + Tuto + Pract
Teaching Scheme
70 + 20 + 10
ESE + PA + ALA
Theory Marks
20 + 10 + 20
ESE + OEP + PA
Practical Marks
ESE - End Semester Examination, PA - Progress Assessment, ALA - Active Learning Assignments, OEP -Open Ended Problem


Rationale
The course is designed to help the student in understanding the different approaches to reach to the ore body mass below surface, underground metalliferous mine development and comprehend various methods of working for exploitation of ore body. This course is helpful in grasping process of exploration of mineral body and also to gain knowledge about the various safety procedures to be maintained during underground metalliferous mining.
Course Outcome
After learning the course the students should be able to:
i. Select and design suitable mode of entry to underground deposits based on site conditions.
ii. Select suitable mining methods and machineries for mine development.
iii. Explain various stoping methods used in underground mines
iv. Follow the safe working procedure for mining activities.

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.