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MNTC 413 Surface Mine Design

MNTC 413  Surface Mine Design  Units: 4.00  

This course presents a comprehensive overview of the principal components of surface mine design. Topics include pit limit analysis and economic optimization, haul road design, blast design, and basic stability calculations. Equipment selection and application and mine scheduling techniques will be introduced, including dragline applications. The focus will be on the practical application of design techniques to mine planning, and on the available equipment and methods for field monitoring to provide effective design feedback and support safe operations. Available Online.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0)

Requirements: Prerequisites: MNTC 305, MNTC 307, MNTC 311, and MNTC 314 or permission of the Department. Corequisites: Exclusions: MINE 341  
Offering Term: FWS  
CEAB Units:    
Mathematics 12  
Natural Sciences 0  
Complementary Studies 0  
Engineering Science 12  
Engineering Design 24  
Offering Faculty: Smith Engineering