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These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Mining Technology (MNG T)

MNG T 030 Introduction to Mining Technology (2) Examination, development, exploitation of mineral deposits; history of mining, common mining methods, operation methods, equipment types, explosives fundamentals.
Effective: Spring 2006
 

MNG T 100 Mining Technology Orientation (1) Introduction to the underground mining industry including history, terminology, current mining equipment and methods, regulations, organization.
Effective: Spring 2006
 

MNG T 110 Mining Administration and Law (3) Introduction to mine organization and management structure, and government regulations regarding permitting, reporting and recordkeeping.
Effective: Spring 2006
 

MNG T 202 Mining Ventilation (3) Introduction to mine ventilation systems at mine face, mine gases and use of gas detection equipment, state and federal regulations.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: CHEM 101, PHYS 150, MNG T 030  

MNG T 203 Introduction to Strata Control (1) Review basic concepts of geology and impact of geologic features on mining con conditions; introduce strata control theory and methods. (Nominal first 5 weeks of spring semester)
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: MNG T 030  

MNG T 204 Mine Plant Technology (3) Electrical, transportation, ventilation, and other systems required to operate underground coal mine, and to transport and process coal.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: PHYS 150  

MNG T 205W Mining Systems Technology (3) Comparison of mining methods with focus on preventative maintenance, coal transport, and estimating production and manpower needs.
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: MNG T 030  

MNG T 207 Electric Mine Machine Circuits (3) Application of electric power and safety issues related to the installation and maintenance of circuits and various power control devices.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: MNG T 204  

MNG T 208 Mine Power Distribution (3) Topics of high voltage curcuits, underground transmission, power stations, power conversion, safety regulations and power devices.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: MNG T 204  

MNG T 209 Mine Machinery Control Methods (2) Basic principles and applications of solid state, variable frequency, PLC, electro hydraulic and networked controls in mine machinery.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: PHYS 150, MNG T 030, MATH 082  

MNG T 210 Mine Machine Dynamics (3) Operation and interaction of mechanized equipment used at the coal face including common electrical, hydraulic and mechanical systems.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: PHYS 150  

MNG T 211 Practicum in Mining Technology (3) Field and shop techniques in procedures of electrical, mechanical and ventilation phases of mine maintenance
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: MNG T 204  

MNG T 213 Strata Control Methods (3) Introduce pillar-design parameters, roof control planning, roof bolting, standing supports, rib stability, floor condition problems, and longwall strata control.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: GEOSC 020  

MNG T 214 Mining Management I (3) Leadership skill development for supervisors, managing change, tools to plan, organize, control, communicate and monitor effectively.
Effective: Spring 2006
 

MNG T 215 Mining Management II (3) Financial management, effective meeting management, critical thinking, project management and cost and risk control.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: MNG T 214  

MNG T 216 Mine Regulations and Laws (3) State and federal mining regulations and application to underground coal mines. Relationship with company policies and consequences of non-compliance.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: MNG T 110  

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