COURSE SYLLABUS

Mine Design and Mining Economy 7.5 credits

Gruvdesign och brytningsekonomi
Second cycle, T7026B
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
by Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies Eva Gunneriusson, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering 14 Jun 2019

Last revised
by Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies Eva Gunneriusson, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering 14 Jun 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

Entry requirements

At least 90 credits in Civil Engineering - Soil and Rock Engineering. Course T0013B Rock Engineering and Rock Mechanics or equivalent knowledge must be included within these credits


More information about English language requirements


Selection

The selection is based on 20-285 credits



Course Aim

The course goal is that the students should be able to use the theoretical foundations as well as the tools and methods used for mine design and mine planning.

 You will be able to
- understand the overall timeline of a mining project

- consider technical and theoretical issues regarding mine design, production planning and mining economy.

- use state of the art software for mine design and production planning.

- evaluate the risk of a mining project. 


Contents

Theory of mine design, mine planning, mine feasibility study and mine economics.

Mine planning and production planning, through computer based planning tools, for underground and open pit operations.

Risk analysis of mining projects: basic theory, risk identification and assessment. 


Realization

Lectures and exercises, computer based exercises, assignments and a mandatory study visit. 


Examination

Quiz on mining economics

Assignment 1: computer based mine design and mine planning.

Assignment 2: Production planning 


Transition terms

The course is based on T7011B and T7013B. 


Examiner
Anna Gustafson

Literature. Valid from Spring 2020 Sp 3 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
E-book, lecture slides and handouts.

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

Modules
CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0001QuizG U 3 4 52.00MandatoryS20
0002Assignment 1G U 3 4 51.00MandatoryS20
0003Assignment 2G U 3 4 54.50MandatoryS20