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: Assoc.Prof.Dr. ONUR GLBAI
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, nonmetallic or coal deposit and requested to characterize the deposit, estimate the reserves, select a mining method to operate the mine, determine the 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 a feasibility project from a technical, economical, environmental and social perspectives.