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MIN E414 - Underground Mining Methods

Methods and applications in underground excavation and tools to select equipment for underground drilling and loading processes. Methodology to examine shape, size and orientation effects, as well as support requirements, in the design of underground mine opening. Methods include room-and-pillar, sublevel stoping and caving, vertical crater retreat, block caving, selective methods for vein mines, and underground coal mining systems. Labs include software-based design problems dealing with underground mining methods selection, visualization and optimization. Prerequisites: MIN E 323, MIN E 324 and MIN E 325 or consent of Instructor.

Fall Term 2019

Lecture Sections

Fall Term 2019 - LEC A1 (62536)

MWF 10:00:00 - 10:50:00 (NRE 1 143)
Instructor: wvliu@ualberta.ca

Lab Sections

Fall Term 2019 - LAB D1 (62538)

F 14:00:00 - 16:50:00 (NRE 2 118)
Instructor: wvliu@ualberta.ca

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