Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Mining Science JEL407 7 2 + 0 3

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Assist.Prof. İBRAHİM BUZKAN
Instructors Assist.Prof. İBRAHİM BUZKAN
Goals Introduction to engineering geology, mining and mineral processing problems and provide useful aspects.
Contents Introduction. The introduction of mining terms. Mines in the ground and digging the rocks. Explosives. Mines Tunneling Methods. Underground Mining Methods. Fortification Mines Operations. Mine Ventilation Operations. Open-pit methods. Mines Mineral Processing Operations.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 For residential construction, and transportation systems, solves the problems encountered.
2 Geological aspects of the problems of settlement construction and transportation solutions.
3 The monetary value of the economic feasibility of minerals and rocks in the Earth's crust, which comprehend.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Face to face
Assessment Methods Mid-term exam and a final exam

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction, definitions and general concepts. None
2 The terms used in mining. None
3 Explanation of the application forms of the most widely used in mining shapes. None
4 Rocks in the ground and dig mines. None
5 Explosives used in mines-I None
6 Explosives used in mines-II None
7 Mines tunneling methods. None
8 Underground mining methods. None
9 Mid-term exam
10 Supports in mines operations. None
11 Mine ventilation operations. None
12 Open-pit methods-I. None
13 Open-pit methods-II. None
14 Mines, mineral processing operations. None

Textbook Arıoğlu, E. ; Madencilik Bilgisi, İTÜ Yayını, İstanbul.
Additional Resources Peele, R.,1976, "Mining Engineers' Handbook" John Wiley, New York.

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 40
In-Term Total 1 40
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100

Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has the sufficient background on mathematics, science and engineering in his own branch. x
2 Makes use of conceptual and applied knowledge in mathematics, science and in his own area in accordance for engineering solutions. x
3 Determines, defines, formulates and solves problems in engineering; fort his aim selects and applies the appropriate analytical models and modeling techniques. x
4 Analyses a system, system component or process and in order to meet the requirements, designs under realistic conditions; thus applies modern techniques of design. x
5 Selects and uses modern techniques and devices necessary for engineering applications. x
6 Designs and carries out experiments, collects data, analyzes and comments on the findings. x
7 Works effectively and individually on multi disciplinary teams. x
8 Accesses knowledge, and to do this, does research, uses databases and other data sources. x
9 Is aware of the importance of lifelong learning; follows advances in science and technology and updates his knowledge continuously. x
10 Uses communication and information technology at least at advanced level of European Computer Driving License. x
11 Communicates effectively both orally and in writing; uses a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio. x
12 Communicates using technical drawing. x
13 Is aware of the universal and social effects of engineering solutions and applications; is aware of entrepreneurship and innovativeness and is knowledgeable about the problems of the current age. x
14 Has the awareness of Professional ethics and responsibility. x
15 Has awareness about Project management, workplace applications, health of workers, environment and work security; and about legal consequences of engineering applications. x

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 13 2 26
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 3 42
Assignments 1 10 10
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Work Load (h) 98
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 3.27
ECTS Credit of the Course 3