Academic Catalog

MINE417 MINE VENTILATION

Course Code: 5650417
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Mining Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. NURAY DEMREL
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Purpose and historical review of mine ventilation. Review of some elementary thermodynamics. Brief information about psychrometry. Airflow through roadways and ducts. Mechanical ventilation, fans. Natural ventilation, ventilation layout and network analyses. Ventilation surveys and measurements. Auxiliary ventilation. Planning and economics of mine ventilation.