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MINE 645 - Blasting Design in Mining

(2 units)
Current theory and practice in explosives and blast design in both surface and underground mines.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 2
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate understanding of the basic chemistry and physics of explosives, and the performance and environmental characteristics of commercial explosives used in mining industry.
2. utilize the principal mechanics of rock breakage & bench blasting with explosives as applied to mining.
3. demonstrate the ability to design complete blasting systems that meet the needs of the particular mining application i.e. underground or surface mining applications: by selecting engineering bench blast parameters, appropriate explosive charges, and initiation systems.
4. identify and design special engineering blast design applications, i.e. Protective blast design etc.


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