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Mining Technology (MNG T)

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

MNG T 208 Mine Power Distribution (3)

"Mine Power Distribution" is a fourth semester course for students in the maintenance emphasis only and provides a background into how to distribute and adequately protect the high voltage electricity supply throughout the mining environment to serve the underground transformer for distribution to the variety of electrical systems used. 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 state and federal safety requirements in relation to high-voltage mine power systems.
b. Calculate total power requirements for given section of connected equipment, including recommended sectionalizing equipment and overload settings.
c. Demonstrate knowledge of typical mine power distribution systems, identify the key components and how they function.
d. Examine the requirements for splicing and terminating high-voltage mine power cables, and effects of improperly made repairs.

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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