Code

Course Title

T

L

C

ECTS

MMP 206

Underground Mining

3

0

3

5

Content: Introduction. Prospecting and evaluation. Exploration, reserve definitions and calculation methods. Grade, sampling. The value of ore deposit. Planning of underground structures. Planning of audits, drifts and inclines. Shafts, shaft location. Interval between levels, level planning, sublevels, Time scheduling. Structures in ore deposits, Classifications of underground production methods. Longwall methods, shortwall methods, pillar methods, chamber methods, block methods. Method selection. Production methods in Turkey.

TextBook:

  • The instructor lecture notes.