Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Underground Support * MDN   208 4 3 3 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. Cemaliye ŞEFLEK
Öğr. Gör.SEDA DEMİRCİ1. Öğretim Grup:A
In this course; It is aimed at teaching the students information about determining the impact load on the support system, fortification material (wood, steel, concrete) features and design principles, roof bolts and design principles, filling system.
Effects of the properties of side rocks and field stress on the support design strategy. Importance of supports in mining engineering, Wooden support system,Steel support system, Long wall support system, Rock bolts, Concrete Support system, Backfill support.

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 Introduction Reading related sources
2 The concept of fortification, fortifications, and the elements of the scope of work Reading related sources
3 Fortification design elements: load, stress and strain concepts Reading related sources
4 Fortification design elements: rock properties and clarity on the geometry of the elements and load approaches Reading related sources
5 Wooden fortifications; fortification as an element of wood, wood Physical and mechanical properties Reading related sources
6 Wooden fortifications; gallery inside of the foot support systems and support systems Reading related sources
7 Gallery fortification systems, dimensioning Reading related sources
8 Midterm Exam Studying midterm exam
9 Steel supports, as a member of the fortifications of steel, steel, mechanical properties of the physical Reading related sources
10 Steel support; gallery steel support systems Reading related sources
11 Gallery steel support systems design Reading related sources
12 Steel support: support systems inside of the foot Reading related sources
13 Bolt fortifications, the concept of fortification with the bolt, the bolt elements of fortifications, the bolt support systems Reading related sources
14 Concrete Support as a component of concrete fortifications, physical and mechanical properties of concrete, shotcrete, concrete paving and concrete block fortification practice Reading related sources
15 General Repeat Reading related sources
16-17 Final exam Studying final exam

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