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Mining Engineering CO-OP (150 credits)

Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering     Degree: Bachelor of Engineering

Program Requirements

Program credit weight: 150-152 credits

Program credit weight for Quebec CEGEP students: 121-123 credits

In addition to regular courses and laboratories, the curriculum of the B.Eng. Mining Engineering Co-op program includes seminars, colloquia, and student projects reinforced by field trips to industrial operations.

Students entering this program must plan their schedule of studies in consultation with a departmental adviser.

Required Year 0 (Freshman) Courses

29 credits

Generally, students admitted to Engineering from Quebec CEGEPs are granted transfer credit for these Year 0 (Freshman) courses and enter a 121- to 123-credit program.

For information on transfer credit for French Baccalaureate, International Baccalaureate exams, Advanced Placement exams, Advanced Levels, and Science Placement Exams, see http://www.mcgill.ca/engineering/student/sao/newstudents and select your term of admission.

  • CHEM 110 General Chemistry 1 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Chemistry (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Chemistry : A study of the fundamental principles of atomic structure, radiation and nuclear chemistry, valence theory, coordination chemistry, and the periodic table.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Jean-Marc Gauthier, Mitchell Huot, Ashok K Kakkar, Tomislav Friscic, Laura Pavelka (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Prerequisites/corequisites: College level mathematics and physics or permission of instructor; CHEM 120 is not a prerequisite
    • Each lab section is limited enrolment
  • CHEM 120 General Chemistry 2 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Chemistry (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Chemistry : A study of the fundamental principles of physical chemistry.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Jean-Marc Gauthier, Laura Pavelka, Ian Sydney Butler (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisites/corequisites: College level mathematics and physics, or permission of instructor: CHEM 110 is not a prerequisite
    • Each lab section is limited enrolment
  • MATH 133 Linear Algebra and Geometry (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Mathematics & Statistics (Sci) : Systems of linear equations, matrices, inverses, determinants; geometric vectors in three dimensions, dot product, cross product, lines and planes; introduction to vector spaces, linear dependence and independence, bases; quadratic loci in two and three dimensions.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Djivede Kelome (Fall) Djivede Kelome (Winter)

    • 3 hours lecture, 1 hour tutorial
    • Prerequisite: a course in functions
    • Restriction A: Not open to students who have taken MATH 221 or CEGEP objective 00UQ or equivalent.
    • Restriction B: Not open to students who have taken or are taking MATH 123, MATH 130 or MATH 131, except by permission of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
    • Restriction C: Not open to students who are taking or have taken MATH 134.
  • MATH 140 Calculus 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Mathematics & Statistics (Sci) : Review of functions and graphs. Limits, continuity, derivative. Differentiation of elementary functions. Antidifferentiation. Applications.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • 3 hours lecture, 1 hour tutorial
    • Prerequisite: High School Calculus
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MATH 120, MATH 139 or CEGEP objective 00UN or equivalent
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking MATH 122 or MATH 130 or MATH 131, except by permission of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics
    • Each Tutorial section is enrolment limited
  • MATH 141 Calculus 2 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Mathematics & Statistics (Sci) : The definite integral. Techniques of integration. Applications. Introduction to sequences and series.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: MATH 139 or MATH 140 or MATH 150.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MATH 121 or CEGEP objective 00UP or equivalent
    • Restriction Note B: Not open to students who have taken or are taking MATH 122 or MATH 130 or MATH 131, except by permission of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
    • Each Tutorial section is enrolment limited
  • PHYS 131 Mechanics and Waves (4 credits)

    Offered by: Physics (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Physics : The basic laws and principles of Newtonian mechanics; oscillations and waves.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Kenneth J Ragan (Fall)

    • Fall
    • 3 hours lectures; 1 hour tutorial, 3 hours laboratory in alternate weeks; tutorial sessions
    • Corequisite: MATH 139 or higher level calculus course.
    • Restriction: Not open to students taking or having taken PHYS 101, CEGEP objective 00UR or equivalent
    • Laboratory sections have limited enrolment
  • PHYS 142 Electromagnetism and Optics (4 credits)

    Offered by: Physics (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Physics : The basic laws of electricity and magnetism; geometrical and physical optics.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Guillaume Gervais (Winter)

    • Winter
    • 3 hours lectures, 3 hours laboratory in alternate weeks; tutorial sessions
    • Prerequisite: PHYS 131.
    • Corequisite: MATH 141 or higher level calculus course.
    • Restriction: Not open to students taking or having taken PHYS 102, CEGEP objective 00UR or equivalent
    • Laboratory sections have limited enrolment

AND 3 credits selected from the approved list of courses in Humanities and Social Sciences, Management Studies, and Law, listed below under Complementary Studies (Group B)

Note: FACC 100 (Introduction to the Engineering Profession) must be taken during the first year of study.

Required Non-Departmental Courses

34 credits

  • CCOM 206 Communication in Engineering (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill Writing Centre (School of Continuing Studies)

    Administered by: Centre for Continuing Education

    Overview

    Communication (CCE) : Written and oral communication in Engineering (in English): strategies for generating, developing, organizing, and presenting ideas in a technical setting; problem-solving; communicating to different audiences; editing and revising; and public speaking. Course work based on academic, technical, and professional writing in engineering.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Limited enrolment.
    • Restriction: B.Eng. students who have not taken EDES 201 or EDEC 202.
    • Because this course uses a workshop format, attendance at first class is desirable.
    • Open only to students in degree programs.
  • CIVE 205 Statics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Systems of forces and couples, resultants, equilibrium. Trusses, frames and beams, reactions, shear forces, bending moments. Centroids, centres of gravity, distributed forces, moments of inertia. Friction, limiting equilibrium, screws, belts.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Luc E Chouinard (Fall) Yixin Shao (Winter)

    • (3-2-4)
  • CIVE 207 Solid Mechanics (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Stress-strain relationships; elastic and inelastic behaviour; performance criteria. Elementary and compound stress states, Mohr's circle. Shear strains, torsion. Bending and shear stresses in flexural members. Deflections of beams. Statically indeterminate systems under flexural and axial loads. Columns. Dynamic loading.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Yixin Shao, Charles Manatakos (Fall)

    • (4-2-6)
    • Prerequisites: CIVE 205 (a D grade is acceptable for prerequisite purposes) or MECH 210 (under special circumstances, the Department may permit this course to be taken as a corequisite) or equivalent
    • Four laboratory sessions and weekly tutorials
  • COMP 208 Computers in Engineering (3 credits)

    Offered by: Computer Science (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Computer Science (Sci) : Introduction to computer systems. Concepts and structures for high level programming. Elements of structured programming using FORTRAN 90 and C. Numerical algorithms such as root finding, numerical integration and differential equations. Non-numerical algorithms for sorting and searching.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Nathan Friedman (Fall) Wenbo He, Nathan Friedman (Winter)

    • 3 hours
    • Prerequisite: differential and integral calculus.
    • Corequisite: linear algebra: determinants, vectors, matrix operations.
    • Restrictions: COMP 202 and COMP 208 cannot both be taken for credit. COMP 202 is intended as a general introductory course, while COMP 208 is intended for students interested in scientific computations. Credits for either of these courses will not count towards the 60-credit Major in Computer Science. COMP 208 cannot be taken for credit with or after COMP 250.
  • EPSC 221 General Geology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Earth & Planetary Sciences (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Earth & Planetary Sciences : An introductory course in physical geology designed for majors in civil and mining engineering. Properties of rocks and minerals, major geological processes, together with natural hazards and their effects on engineered structures are emphasized. The laboratory is an integral part of the course which includes rock and mineral identification, basic techniques of airphoto and geological map interpretation, and structural geology.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Rebecca Harrington (Fall)

    • Fall
    • 2 hours lectures, 3 hours laboratory
    • Restriction: Open to Engineering students only.
  • EPSC 225 Properties of Minerals (1 credit)

    Offered by: Earth & Planetary Sciences (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Earth & Planetary Sciences : Survey of the physical and chemical properties of the main mineral groups. Discussion of their relationships to the chemical composition and structure of minerals. The practical exercises emphasize the physical and chemical properties that relate to industrial uses and environmental issues, and the identification of hand specimens.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Jeanne Paquette (Winter)

    • Winter
    • 1 hour lecture, 1 hour laboratory
    • Restriction: Open to Engineering students only
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken EPSC 210
  • FACC 100 Introduction to the Engineering Profession (1 credit) *

    Offered by: Engineering - Dean's Office (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Faculty Course : Introduction to engineering practice; rights and code of conduct for students; professional conduct and ethics; engineer's duty to society and the environment; sustainable development; occupational health and safety; overview of the engineering disciplines taught at McGill.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Marianne Hatzopoulou (Fall) David Frost (Winter)

    • (1.5-0-1.5)
  • FACC 300 Engineering Economy (3 credits)

    Offered by: Engineering - Dean's Office (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Faculty Course : Introduction to the basic concepts required for the economic assessment of engineering projects. Topics include: accounting methods, marginal analysis, cash flow and time value of money, taxation and depreciation, discounted cash flow analysis techniques, cost of capital, inflation, sensitivity and risk analysis, analysis of R and D, ongoing as well as new investment opportunities.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Raad Jassim (Fall) Raad Jassim (Winter)

    • (3-1-5)
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MIME 310.
  • FACC 400 Engineering Professional Practice (1 credit)

    Offered by: Engineering - Dean's Office (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Faculty Course : Laws, regulations and codes governing engineering professional practice. Responsibility and liability. Environmental legislation. Project and organization management. Relations between engineer and client. Technical practice - analysis, design, execution and operation.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Benoit Boulet (Fall) Subhasis Ghoshal (Winter)

    • (1.5-1-0.5)
    • Prerequisites: FACC 100 or BREE 205 and at least 60 program credits (B.Eng./B.S.E. students in the Faculty of Engineering) or 45 program credits (B.Eng. Bioresource) students.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MIME 221.
  • MATH 262 Intermediate Calculus (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mathematics & Statistics (Sci) : Series and power series, including Taylor's theorem. Brief review of vector geometry. Vector functions and curves. Partial differentiation and differential calculus for vector valued functions. Unconstrained and constrained extremal problems. Multiple integrals including surface area and change of variables.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • (3-1-5)
    • Prerequisites: MATH 141, MATH 133 or equivalent.
    • Restrictions: Open only to students in the Faculty of Engineering. Not open to students who are taking or have taken MATH 151, MATH 152, OR MATH 222.
  • MATH 263 Ordinary Differential Equations for Engineers (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mathematics & Statistics (Sci) : First order ODEs. Second and higher order linear ODEs. Series solutions at ordinary and regular singular points. Laplace transforms. Linear systems of differential equations with a short review of linear algebra.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • (3-1-5)
    • Corequisite: MATH 262.
    • Restrictions: Open only to students in the Faculty of Engineering. Not open to students who are taking or have taken MATH 315 or MATH 325.
  • MATH 264 Advanced Calculus for Engineers (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mathematics & Statistics (Sci) : Review of multiple integrals. Differential and integral calculus of vector fields including the theorems of Gauss, Green, and Stokes. Introduction to partial differential equations, separation of variables, Sturm-Liouville problems, and Fourier series.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • (3-1-5)
    • Prerequisite: MATH 262 or MATH 151 or MATH 152 or equivalent.
    • Corequisite: MATH 263
    • Restrictions: Open only to students in the Faculty of Engineering. Not open to students who are taking or have taken MATH 319 or MATH 375.
  • MECH 289 Design Graphics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mechanical Engineering : The design process, including free-hand sketching; from geometry construction to engineering construction; the technology and standards of engineering graphic communication; designing with CAD software. The role of visualization in the production of engineering designs.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Damiano Pasini, Richard Edwards, Youki Elizabeth Cropas (Fall) Damiano Pasini, Richard Edwards, Youki Elizabeth Cropas (Winter)

    • (2-3-4)
    • Restrictions: Students must be in Year 1 (U1) or higher. Not open to students in Mechanical Engineering.

* Note: FACC 100 (Introduction to the Engineering Profession) must be taken during the first year of study.

Required Mining Engineering Courses

62 credits

  • ECSE 461 Electric Machinery (3 credits)

    Offered by: Electrical & Computer Engr (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Electrical Engineering : Electric and magnetic circuits. Notions of electromechanical energy conversion applied to electrical machines. Basic electrical machines - transformers, direct-current motors, synchronous motors and generators, three phase and single phase induction machines. Elements of modern electronically controlled electric drive systems.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Ishiang Shih (Winter)

    • (3-0-6)
    • Restriction: Not open to students in Electrical Engineering.
    • Note: Tutorials assigned by instructor.
  • MIME 200 Introduction to the Minerals Industry (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Economic importance of the minerals industry. Mining: legislation, regulations, criteria for exploiting an ore: mining methods, equipment. Extractive metallurgy: mineral processing, hydrometallurgy, pyrometallurgy. Environmental protection.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Hani Mitri, James A Finch, Florence Paray (Fall)

    • (3-3-3)
  • MIME 203 Mine Surveying (2 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Introduction to surveying. Definitions and mathematics. Measurement of levels, angles and distances. Fundamentals of control surveying. Underground mine surveying. GPS and laser applications.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • (3-3-0)
    • Prerequisite: MECH 289
  • MIME 209 Mathematical Applications (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Introduction to stochastic modelling of mining and metallurgical engineering processes. Description and analysis of data distributions observed in mineral engineering applications. Modelling with linear regression analysis. Taylor series application to error and uncertainty propagation. Metallurgical mass balance adjustments.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Mainul Hasan (Winter)

    • (3-2-4)
  • MIME 260 Materials Science and Engineering (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Structure properties and fabrication of metals, polymers, ceramics, composites; engineering properties: tensile, fracture, creep, oxidation, corrosion, friction, wear; fabrication and joining methods; principles of materials selection.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Jun Song, Florence Paray, Mathieu Brochu (Fall) Mihriban Ozden Pekguleryuz, Florence Paray (Winter)

    • (2-2-5)
  • MIME 290 Industrial Work Period 1 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : A four-month work period in the mineral industry, to expose the student to an industrial environment. Candidates will receive basic industrial training. A complete report must be submitted at the end of the term.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Hani Mitri (Fall) Hani Mitri (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: MIME 200 or MIME 203
    • All students registering in this course are subject to an additional course fee of $288.36 to defray the costs of administering the stage.
  • MIME 291 Industrial Work Period 2 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : A four-month industrial work period in a mining company, research laboratory or government agency. The student will receive formal industrial training in a technical position. A complete report must be submitted at the end of the term.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Hani Mitri (Fall) Hani Mitri (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MIME 290
    • This course in the Faculty of Engineering is open only to McGill students.
    • All students registering in this course are subject to an additional course fee of $288.36 to defray the costs of administering the stage.
  • MIME 322 Rock Fragmentation (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Principles of drilling, penetration rates, performance and factors to consider in the choice of a drilling method. Characteristics of explosives, firing systems and blast patterns. Blasting techniques in surface and underground workings and in permafrost. Special blasting techniques at excavation perimeters. Vibration and noise control. Economics of drill/blast practice, interface with transport and crushing systems. Legislation and safety in explosives use and handling. Ripping and fullface boring machines.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Marco Quirion (Winter)

    • (3-3-3)
    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): MIME 200
  • MIME 323 Rock and Soil Mass Characterization (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Characteristics of soil and rock masses and the stability of mine workings. Mechanical properties of rocks and soils related to physical/chemical properties. Characterization of rock mass discontinuities. Laboratory and in-situ techniques to define mechanical properties of soils, rocks and discontinuities. Permeability and groundwater flow principles. In-situ stresses and their measurement. Rock mass quality and classification systems.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Faramarz P Hassani (Winter)

    • (3-3-3)
    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): EPSC 221 and MIME 200
  • MIME 325 Mineral Industry Economics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Geographical distribution of mineral resources. Production, consumption and prices of minerals. Market structure of selected minerals. Economic evaluation aspects: grade-tonnage considerations; capital and operating cost estimation; assessment of market conditions; estimation of revenue; taxation; sensitivity and risk analyses; economic optimization of mine development and extraction.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Mustafa Kumral (Winter)

    • (3-2-4)
    • Prerequisite: FACC 300 or MIME 310.
  • MIME 333 Materials Handling (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Physical and mechanical characteristics of materials related to loading, transport and storage. Dynamics of particles, systems and rigid bodies, mass-acceleration, work-energy, impulse-momentum. Types and selection of excavation and haulage equipment. Layout of haul roads. Rail transport. Conveyor belts and chain conveyors. Mine hoists. Layout of mine shafts.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Hani Mitri (Winter)

    • (3-3-3)
    • Prerequisite: MIME 200
  • MIME 340 Applied Fluid Dynamics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Flow analysis and manometry. Conservation of mass and momentum. Flow in pipes and ducts, analysis of pipe networks. First and second law of thermodynamics and their applications. Open channel flows. Dimensional analysis and similitude. Flow measurements. Settling and separation of particles. Non-Newtonian flow and slurry transport. Fluidized beds. Filtration of liquid/solid mixtures.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Frank A Mucciardi (Fall)

    • (3-3-3)
    • Prerequisite: CIVE 205
  • MIME 341 Introduction to Mineral Processing (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Theory and practice of unit operations including: size reduction-crushing and grinding; size separation-screening and classification; mineral separation-flotation, magnetic and gravity separation. Equipment and circuit design and selection. Mass balancing. Laboratory procedures: grindability, liberation, magnetic and gravity separation, flotation and solid-liquid separation.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Kristian Waters (Winter)

    • (2-1-6)
    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): MIME 200 or MIME 250
  • MIME 392 Industrial Work Period 3 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : A four-month industrial work period in a mining company, research laboratory or government agency. Based on the experience gained during the first two work periods, the student may be asked to undertake more challenging technical tasks. A complete report must be submitted at the end of the term.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Hani Mitri (Fall) Hani Mitri (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: 75 credits including MIME 291
    • All students registering in this course are subject to an additional course fee of $288.36 to defray the costs of administering the stage.
  • MIME 413 Strategic Mine Planning With Uncertainty (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Strategic decision-making for mine planning given uncertain metal supply from orebodies and commodity demand. Stochastic optimization techniques in mine design and production scheduling. Uncertainty quantification and orebody representation. Stochastic mine optimization in applications from open pit and underground metal mines. Introduction to sustainable development and utilization of mineral resources.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Roussos G Dimitrakopoulos (Fall)

    • 3-3-3
    • Prerequisites: MIME 325, MIME 419, MPMC 326, and MPMC 329.
    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken MIME 513.
  • MIME 419 Surface Mining (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Choice of a surface mining method. Analysis of soil and rock mass properties related to surface mining. Calculation and monitoring of stripping ratios, ultimate pit depth, slope stability, rock reinforcement, bench and berm dimensioning and ramp design. Loading and hauling systems. Surface layout and development. Water drainage systems. Production and cost analysis. Computerized design techniques.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • (3-3-3)
    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): MIME 322, MIME 333 and MIME 325
  • MIME 422 Mine Ventilation (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Statutory regulations and engineering design criteria. Occupational health hazards of mine gases, dusts, etc. Ventilation system design. Natural and mechanical ventilation. Measuring and modelling air flow in ventilation networks. Calculation of head losses. Selection of mine ventilation fans. Air heating and cooling. Aspects of economics.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • (3-3-3)
    • Prerequisite: MIME 340
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MPMC 422.
  • MIME 425 Applied Stochastic Orebody Modelling (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Representing uncertainty in orebody models and shortcomings of conventional methods including reserve reporting and mine planning. Stochastic spatial sequential simulation methods. Joint simulation of multiple correlated elements. Simulation material types. Introduction to geometallurgical modelling. Additional drilling, reserve classification, grade control and mine planning optimization. Risk quantification in life-of-mine production schedules.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • 3-3-3
    • Prerequisite(s): MPMC 326 and MPMC 329.
    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken MIME 525.
  • MIME 426 Mine Design and Feasibility Study Project (6 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : A case study design exercise. Design and selection of the facilities required to start production. Use of design criteria dictated by mining plans, geography, geology and government regulations. Professional appraisal of the technical and economic prefeasibility of developing a mineral deposit. Students prepare a professional-level report and seminar presentation.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Hani Mitri (Winter)

    • (6-3-9)
    • Not open to students who have taken MIME 420.
    • Prerequisites: ECSE 461 and MIME 333.
  • MPMC 328 Environnement et gestion des rejets miniers (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    McGill/Poly Mining Coop : Effets du milieu de travail sur l'homme (hygiène du travail) : législation; contraintes thermiques, problèmes de bruit, de contaminants gazeux et de poussières; techniques de mesures. Effets de l'exploitation d'une mine sur le milieu (environnement et écologie) : législation; études d'impacts; effluents miniers: origine, nature et traitement des effluents; entreposage des résidus; restauration des sites.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • (3-3-3)
    • Prérequis : MIME 200 et MIME 291
    • Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the fourth lecture day.
  • MPMC 421 Exploitation en souterrain (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    McGill/Poly Mining Coop : Étude des caractéristiques des principales méthodes d'abattage utilisées en souterrain. Méthodes d'analyse simplifiée d'un gisement quant à son exploitation en fosse ou en souterrain. Dimensionnement des ouvrages et choix des équipements. Calculs des quantités, des équipements et des coûts reliés aux excavations souterraines. Conception d'un circuit de remblai hydraulique.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • (3-3-3)
    • Prérequis : MIME 322, MIME 325 et MIME 333.
    • Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the fourth lecture day.

* Mining courses taken at École Polytechnique

Complementary Courses

25-27 credits

11-12 credits from either Stream A or Stream B

Stream A - CEGEP Students

11 credits
CEGEP students must take the following courses:

  • MPMC 321 Mécanique des roches et contrôle des terrains (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    McGill/Poly Mining Coop : Pressions de terrains au pourtour des excavations: solutions analytiques et numériques. Stabilité des excavations souterraines et à ciel ouvert: analyse des instabilités structurales par projection stéréographique méridienne, analyse des instabilités causées par les excès de contraintes. Soutènement. Surveillance. Études de cas.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Hani Mitri (Fall)

    • (3-3-3)
    • Prérequis : MIME 323
  • MPMC 326 Recherche opérationnelle I (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    McGill/Poly Mining Coop : Logistique minière. Modèles de localisation optimale: Steiner, HAP, construction itérative. Modèles de détermination des contours optimaux des exploitations à ciel ouvert: conventionnels, Lerchs et Grossman, Ford et Fulkerson. Programmation dynamique et modèles d'optimisation du taux de production et de la teneur de coupure. Modèles de planification: cheminement critique et PERT, programmation linéaire et non-linéaire, théorie des graphes. Modèles de capacité: théorie des files d'attente, simulation, silos et stockage. Modèles de mélange.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Hani Mitri (Fall)

    • (3-3-3)
    • Prérequis: MATH 262.
  • MPMC 329 Géologie minière (2 credits) *

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    McGill/Poly Mining Coop : Méthodes de cartographie minière, de sondages et d'échantillonnage. Notion de teneur de coupure, calcul des réserves par les méthodes conventionnelles. Évaluation des réserves par les méthodes géostatistiques.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Hani Mitri (Fall)

    • (2-2-2)
    • Prérequis : EPSC 221, MIME 200 et MIME 209.
  • MPMC 330 Géotechnique minière (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    McGill/Poly Mining Coop : Propriétes mécaniques des matériaux meubles. Conception d'empilements et de digues de rétention pour les matériaux miniers. Conception de structures enfouies. Problèmes particuliers avec les résidus miniers: liquéfaction, déposition, etc. Écoulement gravitaire des matériaux meubles.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Hani Mitri (Fall)

    • (3-3-3)
    • Prérequis : MIME 323.

* Mining courses taken at École Polytechnique

Stream B - Non-CEGEP Students

12 credits

Non-CEGEP students must take the following courses:

  • CIVE 208 Civil Engineering System Analysis (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Introduction to civil engineering systems; system modelling process; systems approach and optimization techniques; application of linear programming; simplex method; duality theory; sensitivity analysis; transportation problem; assignment problem; network analysis including critical path method; integer linear programming method.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Naveen Eluru (Fall)

    • (3-2-4)
    • Prerequisite: COMP 208.
    • Corequisite: MATH 264.
  • CIVE 311 Geotechnical Mechanics (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Identification and classification of soils; physical and engineering properties; principle of effective stress; permeability, compressibility, shear strength, stress-strain characteristics; groundwater flow and seepage; earth pressure and retaining structures; stress distributions in soils; settlement; bearing capacity of shallow foundations.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Patrick A P S Selvadurai (Fall)

    • (4-2-6)
    • Prerequisite: CIVE 207
  • MIME 329 Mining Geology (2 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Methods of field mapping of mineral deposits, drilling and sampling; concept of cut-off grade; reserves estimation by conventional methods; reserves evaluation by geostatistical methods.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Yves Buro (Fall)

    • (2-1-3)
    • Prerequisites: EPSC 221, MIME 200 and instructor permission
    • Restrictions: Not open to students from CEGEP entry or who have taken MPMC 329.
  • MIME 421 Rock Mechanics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Stresses around excavations: analytical and numerical solutions. Stability of underground and surface excavations: structural instability analysis with stereonet, instability due to high stress. Rock supports. Monitoring. Case studies.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Hani Mitri (Fall)

    • (3-3-3)
    • Prerequisites: MIME 323 and instructor permission
    • Restrictions: Not open to students from CEGEP entry or who have taken MPMC 321.

Technical Complementaries

8-9 credits

Courses can be chosen from the following or from any other approved technical courses in Engineering, Management, or Science (including mathematics courses).

Note: Not all courses are given annually; see the "Courses" section of this eCalendar to know if a course is offered.

  • MIME 320 Extraction of Energy Resources (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : The extraction of energy resources, i.e. coal, gas, oil and tar sands. After a brief geological review, different extraction techniques for these substances will be discussed. Emphasis on problems such as northern mining and offshore oil extraction with reference to Canadian operations. Transportation and marketing.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • (3-0-6)
  • MIME 350 Extractive Metallurgical Engineering (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Principle non-ferrous base-metal pyrometallurgical extraction processes, relevant thermodynamics, heat and mass balances, transport phenomena (copper, nickel, lead, zinc, aluminum, magnesium). Ores, gangue, fuels, slag, fluxes, recovery, refining, minor elements, byproducts and the environment. Roasting, drying, smelting, converting, reverberatory furnaces, flash furnaces, continuous and batch operations, injection practices and oxygen enrichment. Simulation, modelling, control and optimization.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • (3-1-5)
    • Prerequisites: MIME 200 or MIME 250, MIME 212
  • MIME 442 Analysis, Modelling and Optimization in Mineral Processing (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Tools and methods of process analysis, modelling and optimization using flotation and comminution examples: sampling theory and statistics, data reconciliation, statistical experimental design. Kinetic models of flotation and comminution; simulation software. Residence time distributions: tanks-in-series and axial dispersion models. Combined flotation/comminution models. Introduction to geostatistics and data mining.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Kristian Waters (Winter)

    • (3-1.5-4.5)
    • Prerequisite: MIME 341
  • MIME 484 Mining Project (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : A mining research project to be completed during one semester. The project must be approved by an academic advisor. A comprehensive report and a seminar presentation are required for the project.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Hani Mitri (Fall) Hani Mitri (Winter)

    • (0-0-9)
    • Prerequisites: MPMC 328, MPMC 421
    • Corequisites: MIME 419, MIME 426
  • MIME 494 Industrial Work Period 4 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : A four-month industrial work period after which the student must submit a report.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Hani Mitri (Fall) Hani Mitri (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: MIME 419, MPMC 328 and MPMC 421
    • All students registering in this course are subject to an additional course fee of $288.36 to defray the costs of administering the stage.
  • MIME 520 Stability of Rock Slopes (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : The properties of rock masses and of structural discontinuities. Influence of geological structure on stability. Linear, non-linear, and wedge failures. Site investigations. Methods of slope stabilization.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Hani Mitri (Winter)

    • (3-0-6)
    • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
  • MIME 521 Stability of Underground Openings (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : The properties of rock masses and stability classification systems. The influence and properties of geological structural features. Stability related to the design of underground openings and mining systems. Site investigations. Methods of stabilization.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Hani Mitri (Fall)

    • (3-3-3)
    • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
    • This course in the Faculty of Engineering is open only to McGill students.
  • MIME 526 Mineral Economics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Mineral project evaluation techniques and applications. Topics covered include grade-tonnage relationships, capital and operating cost estimation techniques, assessment of mineral market conditions, taxation, discounted cash flow analysis, risk analysis, and optimization of project specifications with respect to capacity and cutoff grade.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Mustafa Kumral (Winter)

    • (3-2-5)
    • Prerequisite: FACC 300 or MIME 310 or equivalent.
  • MIME 527 Selected Topics in Mineral Resource Engineering (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : A comprehensive study of selected topics in the mineral resource sector.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • (1-0-8)
    • Prerequisite: 65 credits (if admitted as U1) or 85 credits (if admitted as U0)
  • MIME 544 Analysis: Mineral Processing Systems 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : The course covers three main topics: principles of separation, including data presentation, properties of recovery/ yield plots, technical and economic efficiency and identification of limits to separation; column flotation, hydrodynamics of collection and froth zones, mixing, scale-up and design, measurements and control; surface and electrochemistry, including absorption, surface charge, coagulation, electron transfer reactions, electrochemistry in plant practice.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • (2-3-4)
    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): MIME 341
  • MIME 545 Analysis: Mineral Processing Systems 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Gold recovery (as a Professional Development Seminar): methods of recovery (gravity, flotation, cyanidation), refractory gold (roasting, pressure oxidation, bacterial leaching), dissolved gold recovery (Merrill-Crowe) and activated carbon methods. Sampling: definition of errors, sample extraction, size, and processing. Mass balancing: basic considerations, definition of networks, software. Blending: auto-correlation functions, transfer functions, blending systems. Effect of feed variability.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • (4-2-3)
    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): MIME 341
  • MIME 588 Reliability Analysis of Mining Systems (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Statistics and probability theory used in reliability. Reliability analysis, measure and networks. Reliability prediction, modelling and testing. Concepts of preventive and corrective maintenance. Reliability based maintenance. Control and management of reliability systems. Quality and safety associated with maintenance analysis. Inventory control. Reliability based optimization.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Mustafa Kumral (Fall)

    • (3-0-6)
    • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
  • MPMC 320 CAO et informatique pour les mines (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    McGill/Poly Mining Coop : Présentation de techniques informatisées et de logiciels permettant d'appliquer l'informatique dans le cadre des diverses opérations reliées à l'exploitation des mines. Utilisation de logiciels de support: chiffrier électronique, traitement de texte, éditeur graphique, utilitaires de DOS. Utilisation de graphisme, de traceurs à plumes, de tablettes numérisantes, d'interfaces pour capteurs analogique/numérique et numérique/analogique. Notions de géométrie descriptive appliquées à des problèmes miniers.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Hani Mitri (Fall)

    • (2-3-4)

* Mining course taken at École Polytechnique

Complementary Studies

6 credits

Group A - Impact of Technology on Society

3 credits from the following:

  • ANTH 212 Anthropology of Development (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : Processes of developmental change, as they affect small communities in the Third World and in unindustrialized parts of developed countries. Problems of technological change, political integration, population growth, industrialization, urban growth, social services, infrastructure and economic dependency.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Winter
  • BTEC 502 Biotechnology Ethics and Society (3 credits)

    Offered by: Parasitology (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Overview

    Biotechnology : Examination of particular social and ethical challenges posed by modern biotechnology such as benefit sharing, informed consent in the research setting, access to medical care worldwide, environmental safety and biodiversity and the ethical challenges posed by patenting life.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Restriction: U3 and over.
  • CIVE 469 Infrastructure and Society (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Infrastructure systems, historical background and socio-economic impact; planning, organization, communication and decision support systems; budgeting and management; operations, maintenance, rehabilitation and replacement issues; public and private sectors, privatization and governments; infrastructure crisis and new technologies; legal, environmental, socio-economic and political aspects of infrastructure issues; professional ethics and responsibilities; case studies.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • (3-2-4)
    • Prerequisite: FACC 300 or MIME 310
  • ECON 225 Economics of the Environment (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : A study of the application of economic theory to questions of environmental policy. Particular attention will be given to the measurement and regulation of pollution, congestion and waste and other environmental aspects of specific economies.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Guillaume Lord (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 154-325 or 154-425
  • ECON 347 Economics of Climate Change (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : The course focuses on the economic implications of, and problems posed by, predictions of global warming due to anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases. Attention is given to economic policies such as carbon taxes and tradeable emission permits and to the problems of displacing fossil fuels with new energy technologies.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Isabel Galiana (Fall) Isabel Galiana (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: ECON 208 and ECON 209 or those listed under Prerequisites above
  • ENVR 201 Society, Environment and Sustainability (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Faculty of Science

    Overview

    Environment : This course deals with how scientific-technological, socio-economic, political-institutional and behavioural factors mediate society-environment interactions. Issues discussed include population and resources; consumption, impacts and institutions; integrating environmental values in societal decision-making; and the challenges associated with, and strategies for, promoting sustainability. Case studies in various sectors and contexts are used.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Kevin Manaugh, Nicolas Kosoy, Elena Bennett (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Section 001: Downtown Campus
    • Section 051: Macdonald Campus
  • GEOG 200 Geographical Perspectives: World Environmental Problems (3 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Geography : Introduction to geography as the study of nature and human beings in a spatial context. An integrated approach to environmental systems and the human organization of them from the viewpoint of spatial relationships and processes. Special attention to environmental problems as a constraint upon Third World development.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: James Ford (Fall)

    • Fall
    • 3 hours
  • GEOG 203 Environmental Systems (3 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Geography : An introduction to system-level interactions among climate, hydrology, soils and vegetation at the scale of drainage basins, including the study of the global geographical variability in these land-surface systems. The knowledge acquired is used to study the impact on the environment of various human activities such as deforestation and urbanisation.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Timothy R Moore, Gail L Chmura (Fall)

    • Fall
    • 3 hours
    • Restriction: Because of quantitative science content of course, not recommended for B.A. and B.Ed. students in their U0 year.
  • GEOG 205 Global Change: Past, Present and Future (3 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Geography : An examination of global change, from the Quaternary Period to the present day involving changes in the physical geography of specific areas. Issues such as climatic change and land degradation will be discussed, with speculations on future environments.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Gail L Chmura (Winter)

    • Winter
    • 3 hours
  • GEOG 302 Environmental Management 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Geography : An ecological analysis of the physical and biotic components of natural resource systems. Emphasis on scientific, technological and institutional aspects of environmental management. Study of the use of biological resources and of the impact of individual processes.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Thomas C Meredith (Fall)

    • 3 hours
    • Prerequisite: Any 200-level course in Geography or MSE or BIOL 208 or permission of instructor.
  • MECH 526 Manufacturing and the Environment (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mechanical Engineering : Course topics include: clean manufacturing, product and process design for minimizing materials and energy use, the product life cycle, impact of technology on the environment, environmental impact assessment, regulatory process, and managing the "political" process.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • (3-0-6)
    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): Permission of the instructor
  • MGPO 440 Strategies for Sustainability (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Policy : This course explores the relationship between economic activity, management, and the natural environment. Using readings, discussions and cases, the course will explore the challenges that the goal of sustainable development poses for our existing notions of economic goals, production and consumption practices and the management of organizations.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Margaret Graham (Fall)

    • Restriction: Open to U2, U3 students only
  • MIME 308 Social Impact of Technology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Critical examination of the socio-economic costs and benefits of technology, case studies of old engineering works and new technologies. The integration of applied ethics and engineering practice, analysis of basic concepts of technology assessment, the inter-connected processes of risk assessment, management, and communication.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • (3-0-6)
    • Enrolment encouraged by students outside the Faculty of Engineering
  • PHIL 343 Biomedical Ethics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Philosophy : An investigation of ethical issues as they arise in the practice of medicine (informed consent, e.g.) or in the application of medical technology (in vitro fertilization, euthanasia, e.g.)

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Iwao Hirose (Fall)

  • RELG 270 Religious Ethics and the Environment (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Environmental potential of various religious traditions and secular perspectives, including animal rights, ecofeminism, and deep ecology.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Fall: Macdonald Campus (Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue). Winter: Downtown Campus.
  • SOCI 235 Technology and Society (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : An examination of the extent to which technological developments impose constraints on ways of arranging social relationships in bureaucratic organizations and in the wider society: the compatibility of current social structures with the effective utilization of technology.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Michael R Smith (Fall)

  • SOCI 312 Sociology of Work and Industry (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : The development of the world of work from the rise of industrial capitalism to the postindustrial age. Responses of workers and managers to changing organizational, technological and economic realities. Interrelations between changing demands in the workplace and the functioning of the labour market. Canadian materials in comparative perspective.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

  • URBP 201 Planning the 21st Century City (3 credits)

    Offered by: Urban Planning (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Urban Planning : The study of how urban planners respond to the challenges posed by contemporary cities world-wide. Urban problems related to the environment, shelter, transport, human health, livelihoods and governance are addressed; innovative plans to improve cities and city life are analyzed.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • (3-1-5)

* Note: Management courses have limited enrolment and registration dates. See Important Dates at http://www.mcgill.ca/importantdates.

Group B - Humanities and Social Sciences, Management Studies, and Law

3 credits at the 200 level or higher from the following departments:

Anthropology (ANTH)

Economics (any 200- or 300-level course excluding ECON 227 and ECON 337)

History (HIST)

Philosophy (excluding PHIL 210 and PHIL 310)

Political Science (POLI)

Psychology (excluding PSYC 204 and PSYC 305, but including PSYC 100)

Religious Studies (RELG)

School of Social Work (SWRK)

Sociology (excluding SOCI 350)

OR one of the following:

  • ARCH 528 History of Housing (3 credits)

    Offered by: Architecture (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Architecture : Indigenous housing both transient and permanent, from the standpoint of individual structure and pattern of settlements. The principal historic examples of houses including housing in the age of industrial revolution and contemporary housing.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Pieter Sijpkes (Winter)

    • (2-0-7)
    • Prerequisite: ARCH 251 or permission of instructor
  • BUSA 465 Technological Entrepreneurship (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Business Admin : Concentrating on entrepreneurship and enterprise development, particular attention is given to the start-up, purchasing and management of small to medium-sized industrial firms in an environment that would appeal to Engineering students. The focal point is in understanding the dilemmas faced by entrepreneurs, resolving them, developing a business plan and the maximum utilization of the financial, marketing and human resources that make for a successful operation.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Peter Younkin (Fall) Michael M Avedesian (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: FACC 300 or MGCR 341
  • ENVR 203 Knowledge, Ethics and Environment (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Faculty of Science

    Overview

    Environment : Introduction to cultural perspectives on the environment: the influence of culture and cognition on perceptions of the natural world; conflicts in orders of knowledge (models, taxonomies, paradigms, theories, cosmologies), ethics (moral values, frameworks, dilemmas), and law (formal and customary, rights and obligations) regarding political dimensions of critical environments, resource use, and technologies.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: David Goodin, Julia Freeman (Fall) Jaye Dana Ellis, Iwao Hirose (Winter)

    • Fall - Macdonald Campus; Winter - Downtown
    • Section 001: Downtown Campus
    • Section 051: Macdonald Campus
  • ENVR 400 Environmental Thought (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Faculty of Science

    Overview

    Environment : Students work in interdisciplinary seminar groups on challenging philosophical, ethical, scientific and practical issues. They will explore cutting-edge ideas and grapple with the reconciliation of environmental imperatives and social, political and economic pragmatics. Activities include meeting practitioners, attending guest lectures, following directed readings, and organizing, leading and participating in seminars.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Peter Gilbert Brown, Nicolas Kosoy (Fall) David Goodin, Iwao Hirose (Winter)

    • Fall - Macdonald Campus; Winter - Downtown
    • Section 001: Downtown Campus
    • Section 051: Macdonald Campus
    • Prerequisite: ENVR 203
    • Restriction: Open only to U3 students, or permission of instructor
  • FACC 220 Law for Architects and Engineers (3 credits)

    Offered by: Engineering - Dean's Office (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Faculty Course : Aspects of the law which affect architects and engineers. Definition and branches of law; Federal and Provincial jurisdiction, civil and criminal law and civil and common law; relevance of statutes; partnerships and companies; agreements; types of property, rights of ownership; successions and wills; expropriation; responsibility for negligence; servitudes/easements, privileges/liens, hypothecs/ mortgages; statutes of limitations; strict liability of architect, engineer and builder; patents, trade marks, industrial design and copyright; bankruptcy; labour law; general and expert evidence; court procedure and arbitration.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Patrick Ouellet (Fall)

    • (3-0-6)
  • FACC 500 Technology Business Plan Design (3 credits)

    Offered by: Engineering - Dean's Office (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Faculty Course : This course combines several management functional areas such as marketing, financial, operations and strategy with the skills of creativity, engineering innovation, leadership and communications. Students learn how to design an effective and winning business plan around a technology or engineering project in small, medium or large enterprises.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Michael M Avedesian (Fall)

    • (3-0-6)
    • Prerequisite: FACC 300 or MIME 310 or permission of instructor.
    • Recommended to be taken in combination with FACC 501.
  • FACC 501 Technology Business Plan Project (3 credits)

    Offered by: Engineering - Dean's Office (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Faculty Course : Students work in teams to develop a comprehensive business plan project based on a technological or engineering innovation while utilizing site visits.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Michael M Avedesian (Winter)

    • (1-0-8)
    • Prerequisite: FACC 500 or Permission of Instructor.
    • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken FACC 480.
    • Recommended to be taken in combination with FACC 500.
  • INDR 294 Introduction to Labour-Management Relations (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Industrial Relations : An introduction to labour-management relations, the structure, function and government of labour unions, labour legislation, the collective bargaining process, and the public interest in industrial relations.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Chantal Westgate (Fall) Chantal Westgate (Winter)

  • MATH 338 History and Philosophy of Mathematics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Mathematics & Statistics (Sci) : Egyptian, Babylonian, Greek, Indian and Arab contributions to mathematics are studied together with some modern developments they give rise to, for example, the problem of trisecting the angle. European mathematics from the Renaissance to the 18th century is discussed in some detail.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Fall
  • MGCR 222 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Core : Individual motivation and communication style; group dynamics as related to problem solving and decision making, leadership style, work structuring and the larger environment. Interdependence of individual, group and organization task and structure.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Alfred M Jaeger, Chantal Westgate (Fall) Chantal Westgate, Ruthanne Huising, Mallika Banerjee (Winter)

    • Continuing Studies: requirement for CMA, CGA, the EA of AACI, and the Institute of Internal Auditors
  • MGCR 352 Marketing Management 1 (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Core : Introduction to marketing principles, focusing on problem solving and decision making. Topics include: the marketing concept; marketing strategies; buyer behaviour; Canadian demographics; internal and external constraints; product; promotion; distribution; price. Lectures, text material and case studies.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: DaHee Han, Emine Sarigollu, Hamid Etemad (Fall) Chun Qiu, Saurabh Mishra, Thomas Dotzel, Anne-Sophie Chaxel (Winter)

    • Continuing Studies: requirement for the Institute of Internal Auditors, and the Canadian Institute of Management
  • ORGB 321 Leadership (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Leadership theories provide students with opportunities to assess and work on improving their leadership skills. Topics include: the ability to know oneself as a leader, to formulate a vision, to have the courage to lead, to lead creatively, and to lead effectively with others.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Patricia Hewlin (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: only BCom students require MGCR 222.
  • ORGB 423 Human Resources Management (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Issues involved in personnel administration. Topics include: human resource planning, job analysis, recruitment and selection, training and development, performance appraisal, organization development and change, issues in compensation and benefits, and labour-management relations.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Lisa Cohen (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: MGCR 222
    • Requirement for the Institute of Internal Auditors

* Note: Management courses have limited enrolment and registration dates. See Important Dates at http://www.mcgill.ca/importantdates.

Language Courses

If you are not proficient in a certain language, no more than 3 credits will be given for 6 credits of courses at the 100 level or higher in that language. A maximum of 3 credits of language courses will be counted toward the Complementary Studies requirement.

However, 3-6 credits may be given for language courses at the 200 level or higher that have a sufficient cultural component. These courses must be approved by the McGill Engineering Student Centre (Student Affairs Office) (Frank Dawson Adams Building, Room 22).

Faculty of Engineering—2014-2015 (last updated Feb. 18, 2014) (disclaimer)