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

Mining (MNG)

MNG 223 Mineral Land and Mine Surveying (2) Surveying theory and practice applied to mineral lands and mines, traversing, leveling, mapping, underground surveying, microcomputer drafting and graphics.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: 2nd semester standing; 1/2 unit of secondary school trigonometry  

MNG 230 Introduction to Mining Engineering (3) Examination, development, and exploitation of mineral deposits; mining methods; unit operations; mining equipment; fundamentals of explosives.
Effective: Spring 2012

MNG 331 Rock Mechanics (3) Ground stresses, laboratory rock properties, laboratory and field instrumentation, rock mass characteristics, subsidence, slope stability, design of mine workings.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: E MCH 210  

MNG 401 Introduction to Mining Operations (1) An introduction to underground and surface mining methods; selection of extraction equipment; relevant auxiliary operations. Not intended for Mining Engineering majors.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E MCH 211  

MNG 404 Mine Materials Handling Systems (2) Analysis and design of materials-handling systems in mining, such as belt conveyors, locomotives, and hoisting.
Effective: Spring 2011

MNG 410 Underground Mining (3) Underground mine design; extraction techniques; description of auxiliary operations as they relate to the mining methods.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: MNG 404, MNG 422, MNG 331  

MNG 411 Mine Systems Engineering (2) Applied operations research and systems methods for decision making in mine operations; time and systems studies to improve productivity.
Effective: Spring 1999
Prerequisite: MNG 404  

MNG 412 Mineral Property Evaluation (3) Ore reserve estimation using statistics and geostatistics, mine cost estimation, engineering economy concepts applied to mineral deposits.
Effective: Spring 1999
Prerequisite: MNG 030  

MNG 422 Mine Ventilation and Air Conditioning (3) Quality, quantity, and temperature-humidity control of the mine atmosphere; general mine environmental control.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: C E 360, MNG 030 . Prerequisite or concurrent:M E 300  

MNG 441 Surface Mining Systems and Design (3) Design of surface mining for noncoal and coal minerals; emphasis on quarry and strip mining planning parameters: unit operations, systems, haulroads, draglines, spoil stability, reclamation, legal requirements, and health and safety.
Effective: Spring 1999
Prerequisite: MN PR 301, MNG 030  

MNG 451W Mining Engineering Project (1-5) Independent and integrative design and report of specific mine evaluation, layout, equipment selection, environmental control, permitting, and financial analysis.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: MNG 331, MNG 404, MNG 412, MNG 422   Concurrent: MNG 410 MNG 441

MNG 460 Mine Maintenance Engineering (3) Mine maintenance system design; maintenance planning and management; safety and cost analysis of maintenance programs.
Effective: Spring 1999

MNG 494H Thesis Research (1-6) Independent research under the supervision of the Mining Engineering program.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: prior approval of program  

MNG 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or term.
Effective: Spring 2008

Last Import from UCM: February 17, 2018 3:00 AM


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