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Mining Technology (MNG T)

MNG T 211 Practicum in Mining Technology (3) Field and shop techniques in procedures of electrical, mechanical and ventilation phases of mine maintenance

MNG T 211 Practicum in Mining Technology (3)

"Practicum in Mining Technology" is a fourth semester course that provides students with the practical application of modern equipment and techniques used during the installation, relocation, and repair of complex mining equipment and systems as they are applied in the underground environment. 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. Plan the installation of all equipment required to successfully install a complete continuous miner section.
b. Plan the successful relocation of a modern long-wall mining section from a completed panel to a new panel.
c. Demonstrate an ability to conduct or supervise the safe repair of low, medium, and high-voltage equipment in compliance with all regulatory requirements.
d. Explain and demonstrate how to safely troubleshoot and/or repair high-pressure mine hydraulic systems.
e. Discuss and demonstrate the steps required to conduct ox-acetylene and electric arc-welding repair of equipment in compliance with regulatory requirements.
f. Practice the application and safe operation of manual lifting aides and devices used to facilitate the repair of large mining components.

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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