Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Preparation and Excavation at Mines * MDN   104 2 2 2 4

Prerequisites and co-requisites Yok
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level Short Cycle Programmes (Associate's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Lec. Seda DEMİRCİ
Öğr. Gör.SEDA DEMİRCİ1. Öğretim Grup:A
To give general information about underground mining methods, and excavation used in the large and small, manual semi-mechanized and fully mechanized excavation, ground support, digging wells, etc technical and engineering information on drilling and blasting.
Search methods in underground mines, hand and machine trenching, excavation methods, other the opening of well and the main gallery, intravenous preparations, raise, upside down, and long wall, hole drilling, explosives used in the drilling and with the main gallery and intravenous blasting gallery opening, work planning and organization.

Learning Outcomes

Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
Having knowledge on mining combination of their theoretical and practical knowledge on applications.
Understand the principles and methods of work safety
Identifies problems in the field of mining with the help of the scientific data, gains modeling and solution skills
Explains and uses the basic measurement techniques in mining areas.
Explain technological methods used in discovery, extraction and processing of mines.
Actively uses current techniques and tools in basic mining areas in laboratory lessons.

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Important definitions in preparation and excavation in mines Lecturer notes
2 Mineral Exploration, Reserve Accounts, Planning Lecturer notes
3 Excavation by Hand and Machine Lecturer notes
4 Fully mechanized excavation and production methods Lecturer notes
5 Sampling and Tensor Calculation Lecturer notes
6 Comparison of tunneling machines Lecturer notes
7 Excavation methods; Plow, backhoe loader and rotary head excavators Lecturer notes
8 Mid-Term Exam Lecturer notes
9 Big preparation operations. gallery and well opening methods Lecturer notes
10 Small preparation operations, bür, desandre, floor gallery Lecturer notes
11 Methods of opening galleries inside the vein and stone Lecturer notes
12 Calculation of the slope and direction of mineral deposits Lecturer notes
13 Numerical applications by drilling and blasting open the gallery, well opening and legal issues Lecturer notes
14 Explosive material, and the production of basic components Lecturer notes
15 Occupational health and safety in mine preparation and excavation works Lecturer notes
16-17 Term Exams Lecturer notes

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