COURSE SYLLABUS

Applied Blasting 7.5 credits

Tillämpad sprängteknik
Second cycle, T7006B
Version
Course syllabus valid: Spring 2020 Sp 3 - Present
The version indicates the term and period for which this course syllabus is valid. The most recent version of the course syllabus is shown first.

Syllabus established
The plan is established by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 2007-01-31 and is valid from H07.

Last revised
by Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies Eva Gunneriusson, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering 05 Nov 2019

Education level
Second cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Subject
Rock Engineering and Mineral Technology
Subject group (SCB)
Mining and Mineral Technology
Main field of study
Civil Engineering

Entry requirements

Rock Engineering and Rock Mechanics T0013B or equivalent knowledge and Fundamentals of Rock Mechanics T0014B or equivalent knowledge.


More information about English language requirements


Selection

The selection is based on 20-285 credits



Course Aim
The goal of the course is to provide knowledge in the areas related to applied blasting. Further more to learn about and understand the theory and applications for safe and cost effective blasting for mining and other rock related applications. From the course the students will learn about:

- Concept, definitions and terminology in blasting
- Explosives
- Blast plans, detonators and initiation
- Safety precautions and ground vibrations
- Fragmentations
- Blast damages
- Blast legislation and regulations

Contents
In the course you will learn about and work with:
Blast design for surface and underground blasts. How surrounding environmental effects can be handled and minimised, modern program for blast simulations etc.

Realization
The course is based on class room lectures, group discussions and project assignment.

Examination
Written exam with differentiated grades and approved assignments and projects during the course.

Examiner
Changping Yi

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2007 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Articles and seminar material.

Course offered by
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering

Modules
CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Written examG U 3 4 55.00MandatoryA07
0002Assignment reportU G#2.50MandatoryA07