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Open Pit Mine Design

Code Number:
Teaching Semester:9th
Course Direction:Mining Engineering
Course Type:Elective

Lecture Hours Lab Hours Exercise Hours
2 1 0

Course Overview

Principles of open pit mining. Continuous and discontinuous mining methods. Stripping Ratio and pit limits. Methods of pit design: strip mining, terrace mining, conical pit. Mine waste disposal. Slope Stability. Long- and Short-term planning. Production Scheduling. Case studies: Lignite mines, Quarries.

Teaching Personnel

G. Panagiotou

Last Updated: February 25, 2007