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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.

MNG T 030 Introduction to Mining Technology (2)

“ Introduction to Mining Technology” is a second semester course to introduce students to the subject of mining engineering so they understand the bituminous coal mining industry and the challenges that it faces – economic, environmental, political, societal, ethical, as well as technological. Emphasis is placed on encouraging students to learn mining engineering by observing and doing: conducting case studies, solving problems, and designing basic mining systems. Principles of beneficiation and processing will be injected at a continuous pace, as with the disciplines of mining engineering: rock mechanics, ventilation, production, auxiliary operations planning, and management. This technical foundation will serve as a prerequisite for MNGT 203, MNGT 209 and MNGT 205.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2006

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.

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