Mining & Materials Engineering : Fundamentals of underground mining methods; orebody characteristics and host rock; drilling and blasting procedures; general and specialized equipment; mining method selection criteria; cost estimation; calculation of cut-off grade, ore recovery and dilution; mine developments and underground infrastructure: raises, chutes, loading pockets, dump points, raises, and ore bins; mine safety practice.
Terms: Summer 2024
Instructors: Shnorhokian, Shahe (Summer)
Restriction(s): Not open to students from CEGEP entry or who have taken MPMC 421.
**Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the third lecture day and withdrawal is the sixth lecture day.
**Monday May 18 is a statutory holiday; therefore the instructor will make up for the class on Friday May 22nd.
**Wednesday June 24th is a statutory holiday; therefore the instructor will make up for the class on Friday June 26th.
**Wednesday July 1st is a statutory holiday therefore the instructor would like to make up for the class on Friday July 3rd.
**Regular schedule of MW is May 20th, May 25th, May 27th, June 1st, June 3rd, June 8th, June 10th, June 15th, June 17th, June 22 & June 29, 2020.