Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 1 hour lecture + One 2 hour tutorial per week. Total 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
144 hours (including non-contact time).
|Prerequisites:||400-684 (ENGR00010) Mineral Economics.|
|Corequisites:|| None |
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| None |
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| None |
|Core Participation Requirements:||
CoordinatorProf Ian Johnston
Melbourne School of Engineering Office
Building 173, Grattan Street
The University of Melbourne
VIC 3010 Australia
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The primary objectives of the subject are to familiarise students with the way in which ore bodies are mined using underground entry methods. This will include:
The subject will benefit students intending to move into general mine management, as well as those who will in the actual technical design and mining.
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject, the students should have developed the skills and knowledge to understand the fundamentals of underground mine planning, mining method selection and optimisation, and the ability to accept responsibility for the technical and financial safety of underground mining operations.|
• Formally supervised written examination - 3 hours 30% (end of semester 2).
|Prescribed Texts:||H. Hartman & J. Mutmansky – Introductory Mining Engineeering Wiley, 2002. |
C. Bise – Mining Engineering Analysis, SME 2003.
|Recommended Texts:||SME – Mining Engineering Handbook, 1992. |
L.J Thomas, An Introduction to Mining, Hicks Smith, 1973.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, the students should have developed:
• Analytical, critical and creative thinking, with an aptitude for continued self-directed learning.
|Notes:||Students will need access to PC/laptop and will be expected to regularly access an internet-enabled computer.|
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