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General information:
Name:
Mining engineering for geologists
Course of study:
2017/2018
Code:
BGG-2-107-EG-s
Faculty of:
Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection
Study level:
Second-cycle studies
Specialty:
Economic Geology
Field of study:
Mining and Geology
Semester:
1
Profile of education:
Academic (A)
Lecture language:
English
Form and type of study:
Full-time studies
Course homepage:
 
Responsible teacher:
prof. nadzw. dr hab. inż. Korzeniowski Waldemar (walkor@agh.edu.pl)
Academic teachers:
prof. nadzw. dr hab. inż. Korzeniowski Waldemar (walkor@agh.edu.pl)
Module summary

Mining engineering for geologists

Description of learning outcomes for module
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Connections with FLO Method of learning outcomes verification (form of completion)
Skills
M_U004 Student is able to propose improvements for existing technical processes used in mining. GG2A_U12 Examination,
Test
Knowledge
M_W001 Student have advanced knowledge on geology of selected deposits. GG2A_W01 Examination,
Test
M_W002 Student have advanced knowledge on mining engineering. GG2A_U17, GG2A_W05 Examination,
Test
M_W003 Student have Basic knowledge on influence of geological processes and mining on environment. GG2A_W08 Examination,
Test
FLO matrix in relation to forms of classes
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Form of classes
Lecture
Audit. classes
Lab. classes
Project classes
Conv. seminar
Seminar classes
Pract. classes
Zaj. terenowe
Zaj. warsztatowe
Others
E-learning
Skills
M_U004 Student is able to propose improvements for existing technical processes used in mining. + + - - - - - - - - -
Knowledge
M_W001 Student have advanced knowledge on geology of selected deposits. + + - - - - - - - - -
M_W002 Student have advanced knowledge on mining engineering. + + - - - - - - - - -
M_W003 Student have Basic knowledge on influence of geological processes and mining on environment. + + - - - - - - - - -
Module content
Lectures:

1. Role of mining activity in economy- genesis, history and nowadays. (2)
2. Influence of geological parameters of rock mass and form of deposits on mining technology selection. (2)
3. Seam and its geometrical parameters. Faults, folds and other and deformation of deposits.. Economic classification of mineral resources. (2)
4. Type of mining activity. Kinds of underground excavations and their functions.(2)
5. Access works in mining for regular and irregular deposits.(2)
6. Borehole drilling and rock winning methods. Rock blasting technology. (2)
7. Mechanization and underground mining methods.(2)
8. Liquidation of extracted areas. Backfilling technology. (2)
9. Fissures and fractures in rock-mass and stability of underground excavation. (2)
10. Geotechnical rock properties, primary and induced stresses in rock-mass. Rock mass classifications. (2)
11. Underground excavation and rock mass pressure. Rock reinforcement methods and support of underground excavations. (2)
12. Methods of monitoring of strata displacement in a mine.(2)
13. Methane and other gases underground – threats and combating the threat. Coal dust and prevention treatment. (2)
14. Mining atmosphere. Mine ventilation methods and air conditioning. Foundations of ventilation calculations. (2)
Natural threats and prevention methods: rock bursting phenomena, water (and mine dewatering), radiation hazard, thermal, roof falls. Underground activity and its impact upon land surface. (2)

Auditorium classes:

1. Structure of underground mine – site visit. (8)
2. Determination of deposition of coal seam cut by fault based on core drilling data. Map of seam and simplified project of access works and excavations in underground mine. (10)
3. Design of blasting pattern. (4)
4. Selection of arch-yield support based on limiting outline criterion.(4)
Use of geotechnical classification method for rock bolting. (4)

Student workload (ECTS credits balance)
Student activity form Student workload
Summary student workload 88 h
Module ECTS credits 3 ECTS
Participation in lectures 30 h
Participation in auditorium classes 30 h
Realization of independently performed tasks 14 h
Preparation for classes 14 h
Additional information
Method of calculating the final grade:

The final grade: = 0,6* exam + 0,4 * classes test result

Prerequisites and additional requirements:

Prerequisites and additional requirements not specified

Recommended literature and teaching resources:

Recommended literature and teaching resources not specified

Scientific publications of module course instructors related to the topic of the module:

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Additional information:

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