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Excavation Engineering I (Rock Blasting)

Code Number:7.1.05.7
Teaching Semester:7th
Course Direction:Basic Courses
Course Type:Compulsory

Lecture Hours Lab Hours Exercise Hours
3 2 0


Course Overview

Introduction to excavation engineering. Rock blasting vs. mechanical excavation. Rock mass properties. Fragmentation. Rock Blasting Technique: principles, mechanisms and technology. Explosives: detonation theory, properties, types, initiation and firing systems, blasthole charging, transportation, storage, safety. Design of blasting rounds: bench blasting, tunneling, shaft sinking, controlled blasting, underwater blasting. Environmental effects of blasting: vibrations, air blast, flyrocks.


Teaching Personnel

G. Panagiotou
Th. Michalakopoulos

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