University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

MINING 7102 - Mine Geotechnical Engineering

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: 4010
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 4 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Assessment: Tutorials, assignments and end of semester course review examination
Syllabus:

Mining methods selection - core geotechnical risks; rock mass discontinuity mapping techniques; collection, analysis and application of geotechnical data (including basic statistics); rock mass classification systems - practical applications; excavation stability and spans - applications to soft and hard rock; rock reinforcement and support - soft and hard rock; mine fill design and applications; coal pillar mechanics and design; longwall geomechanics; caving mechanics - hard rock; subsidence; dynamic events: seismicity, rock bursts, airblasts & outbursts; slope stability - soft and hard rock; instrumentation and monitoring; application of numerical methods to mine design; hazard assessment/ground control management/risk mitigation; case studies in numerical modelling; industry presentations/case studies. The course provides students with a practical understanding of the application of geotechnical engineering principles in mining from the perspective of planning, design and operations. The course covers soft and hard rock, as well as underground and open-cut mining systems.

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
4010 Mon 16/03/2020 Thu 26/03/2020 Fri 12/06/2020 Not Available


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
15334 LE01 10 1 2 Mar - 6 Apr Monday 3pm - 5pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM212, Teaching Room
27 Apr - 8 Jun Monday 3pm - 5pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM212, Teaching Room
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
15332 TU01 10 1 2 Mar - 6 Apr Monday 1pm - 2pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM213, Teaching Room
4 Mar - 8 Apr Wednesday 3pm - 4pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM212, Teaching Room
27 Apr - 8 Jun Monday 1pm - 2pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM213, Teaching Room
29 Apr - 10 Jun Wednesday 3pm - 4pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM212, Teaching Room