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MINĀ ENGĀ 4922 Tunneling & Underground Construction Techniques (LAB 1.0 and LEC 2.0)

Cover both mechanical excavation and conventional excavation techniques to underground tunneling and construction. The emphasis will be on equipment selection and prediction of performance expected of the equipment. Ground control systems will be covered as technology emerges. Excavation methods and support of large caverns, often found in civil structures, will also be discussed. A limited focus will be on underground construction specifications and underground advance rate and cost estimation techniques. Prerequisites: Min Eng 4823, Min Eng 4932 or Civ Eng 3715, Civ Eng 3116 or Geo Eng 5471.

Mining Engineering

...ENG 4099 (Undergraduate Research in Explosives), MIN ENG 4823 (Rock Mechanics) or MIN ENG 4922...