UNDER GROUND METALLIFEROUS MINING (3362204)  

6
Credit
4 + 0 + 2
Lect + Tuto + Pract
Teaching Scheme
70 + 30 + 0
ESE + PA + ALA
Theory Marks
20 + 0 + 30
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 mining.
Course Outcome
The theory should be taught and practical should be carried out in such a manner that students are able to acquire required learning out comes in cognitive, psychomotor and affective domain to demonstrate following course outcomes.

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
i. http://firwin.blogspot.in/2012/02/underground-versus-open-pit-mining.html
ii. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Underground_mining_(hard_rock)
iii. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stoping
iv. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raise_(mining)
v. http://miningandblasting.wordpress.com/tag/burn-cut/
vi. http://www.mining.sandvik.com/ (For Drill Jumbo and LPDT)
vii. http://www.mindrill.com/jackleg-stopper-drills.html
viii. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackhammer
ix. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvhIvi96q0Q (Cut and Fill Stoping)