Academic Catalog

MINE519 THEORY OF ROCK PENETRATION AND FRAGMENTATION

Course Code: 5650519
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Mining Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. HASAN AYDIN BLGN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

An advanced study of the theories of rock penetration including percussion, rotary and rotary-percussion drilling and rock fragmentation including explosives and the theories of rock blasting practice in mines, pits and quarries.