Academic Catalog

MINE102 INTRODUCTION TO MINERAL INDUSTRIES

Course Code: 5650102
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 2(2-0)
ECTS Credit: 4.0
Department: Mining Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ETN HOTEN
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Basic concepts of the mineral industry. Mining terminology. Basic exploration, development, production and concentration methods. Mine valuation. A brief knowledge of mine haulage, mine explosives, mine supports, mine plants and equipment. Mine ventilation, lighting, drainage. Subjects are given to prepare the students for advanced courses.