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Mining Technology (MNG T)

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.

MNG T 207 Electric Mine Machine Circuits (3)

"Electric Mine Machine Circuits" is a fourth semester course for students in the maintenance emphasis only and provides a basic foundation in the application of electric power and safety issues related to the installation and maintenance of circuits and various power control devices from the transformer to the mine face. MNG T 204 is a prerequisite to ensure students have a basic understanding of mine plant equipment. Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
a. Explain the application of AC and DC power in mining, their effect on motors, and the advantages and disadvantages of each.
b. Use electrical equations to determine AC and DC power requirements, voltage, amperage, and power factor.
c. Understand and use of electrical cables and battery power in the mining industry, the maintenance requirements of each, and the advantages and disadvantages of each.
d. Read electrical wiring schematics and identify symbols. Be able to identify differences between schematic and actual wiring.
e. Determine the maintenance and record keeping required for electrical face equipment to maintain permissible condition and regulatory compliance.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: MNG T 204

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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