Mining Applications and Technologies (AMIT)

AMIT F101      Introduction to Mining
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Fundamentals of surface and underground mining, economic planning, proper exploration designs, environmental concerns and safety factors.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

AMIT F129      Surface Mine Safety
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Rights of miners, introduction to the work environment, ground control, hazard recognition, first aid and explosive safety. Course fulfills the Mine Safety Health Administration requirements for surface miner training. Students are awarded MSHA certificate upon completion of the class.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1 + 0 + 0

AMIT F130      Surface Mining Operations
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Safe operations of a surface mine. Placer gold, sand and gravel, coal, and open pit metal mines.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

AMIT F135      Introduction to Mining Systems and Equipment
4 Credits

Offered as Demand Warrants

An overview to the field of mining beneficiation and comminution, systems and equipment used for the mining and mineral processing industry. Fundamentals of basic separation and mineral beneficiation of surface and underground mining, economic planning, environmental concerns, safety and terminology will be explored.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 3 + 0

AMIT F145      Introduction to Mineral Beneficiation
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Provides an overview or introduction into the field of mineral beneficiation and comminution, systems and equipment used for the mineral processing industry. Fundamentals of basic separation and mineral beneficiation, environmental concerns, safety and terminology will be explored.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0