Code

Course Title

T

L

C

ECTS

MMP419

Marble and Natural Stones Technology

3

0

3

5

Content: Definition and classification of natural stones, block production methods on the quarrying of natural Stones. Quarry machinery used on the quarrying of natural stones.General information for Turkish and world natural stone industries. The influence of factors such as the reserve, quality, technological properties and structural properties on the quarrying of natural stones. Drilling-and blasting method. Diamond wire sawing method. Quarry equipment such as horizontal and vertical drilling machines.Hydraulic rock splitters. Portable compressors, pneumatic air bags. Loaders and derrick winches.

TextBook:

  • The instructor lecture notes.
  • Industrial Diamond Rewiev, Building Stone Magazine, The Natural Stone Specialist
  • Capuzzi, Q., Modern Technology and Machinery for Marble Quarring, Benetti Mach. 99 pp.