MIME 525 Stochastic Orebody Modelling (3 credits)

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


Mining & Materials Engineering : Uncertainty in modelling orebodies. Conventional modelling methods. Ore reserve estimation and risk. Geostatistical basics. Sequential simulation methods. Fast and efficient simulation of large orebodies. Simulation of multi-element deposits. Simulation of geology. Geometallurgical modelling. Integration and effects on mine planning and financial evaluation. Drilling optimization; reserve classification; grade control. Practical applications.

Terms: Fall 2023

Instructors: Dimitrakopoulos, Roussos G; Yao, Lingqing (Fall)

  • (3-3-3)

  • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

  • Not open to students who have taken MIME 425.

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