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MMP309

Drilling Technique

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5

Content: Basic knowledge of principles of drilling and drilling machines used in both underground and open-pit mining operations.Purpose and types of drilling activities in mining operations.Basic principles and mechanics of drilling.Percussion and rotary drilling techniques.Bit types and selection of bitsWear of bits and wear prediction methodsPhysico-mechanical rock properties affecting drilling rate.Underground drilling machines.Drilling applications in underground mining operations.Open-pit drilling machines. Drilling applications in open-pit mining operations.Core drilling and evaluation of core samples.

TextBook:

  • The instructor lecture notes.