Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5650416
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(1-4)
ECTS Credit: 7.0
Department: Mining Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. CELAL KARPUZ
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5650201 | 5650202 | 5650324 | 5650407 | 5650417 | 5650419
The course set above should be completed before taking MINE416 MINE DESIGN.

Course Content

Each group of students will be given a metallic or nonmetallic deposit and requested to: characterize the deposit; estimate the reserves; select a mining method; determine a mining layout; schedule the production; select the equipment; design the support, blasting, transportation, ventilation, and water drainage systems; prepare a layout for surface plants; and conduct an economic feasibility analysis.