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Underground Mining Methods

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

Lecture Hours Lab Hours Exercise Hours
3 1 0

Course Overview

Fundamental principles of underground mining. General mine design considerations. Mine access and development. Choosing an underground mining method. Underground mining methods & case studies: Shrinkage Stoping, Cut-and-Fill Stoping, Room-and-Pillar Stoping, Sub-Level Open Stoping, Vertical Crater Retreat Stoping, Sub-Level Caving, Block Caving, Long-Wall Mining.

Teaching Personnel

G. Panagiotou
Th. Michalakopoulos

Last Updated: February 25, 2007