MIME 330 Mining Geotechnics (3 credits)

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


Mining & Materials Engineering : Properties of soils; permeability and seepage; effective stress concept; compressibility and settlement; lateral earth pressure; soil compaction; stability and design of embankments and mine tailings dams; problems related to mine tailings: liquefaction and disposal; gravitational flow of soils; buried structures.

Terms: Fall 2016

Instructors: Shnorhokian, Shahe (Fall)

  • Prerequisite(s): MIME 323

  • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken or are taking MPMC 330.