Academic Catalog

MINE202 SURFACE MINING

Course Code: 5650202
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Mining Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. NURAY DEMREL
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Emphasis is given to surface mining methods applied to coal seams and metalliferous deposits. Cut-off limits. Factors affecting selection of mining methods. Types of machinery used in modern mining operations. Equipment selection techniques. Sample problem solutions. One or two visits to operating surface metalliferous or coal mines will be made, reports about visits will be prepared.