Gate Mining Engineering Syllabus is the important thing which should be known to each candidate for the preparation of GATE paper. The candidates of the exam should be so keen in studying for the exam because there are 2 main things to be covered for the exam- One is Engineering Mathematics and the other is Domain Knowledge which in this case is Mining Engineering.
Under Mining Engineering syllabus for GATE Exam, the questions will be included from the topics which are studied in the 4 year degree course of Engineering. The details of topics are-
Mechanics: Equivalent force systems, Two dimensional frames, Free body diagrams
Mine Development, Geomechanics and Ground Control: Methods of access to deposits, drilling methods and machines, Explosives, blasting devices
Geo-technical properties of rocks
Mining Methods and Machinery: Surface mining, Underground coal mining, Underground metal mining, ore handling systems, mine filling.
Generation and Materials handling
Ventilation, Underground Hazards and Surface Environment: Underground atmosphere, Heat load sources and thermal environment, air cooling, natural and mechanical ventilation
Subsurface hazards from fires, explosions, gases, dust and inundation, Safety in mines, accident analysis, noise, mine lighting, occupational health and risk.
Air, water and soil pollution
Principles of planning: Sampling methods and practices, basics of geo statistics and quality control, mine valuation, open pit design; GIS fundamentals, reserve estimation techniques
Study all the topics well for the exam so that you can achieve well in the exam paper. GATE Mining Engineering can be cracked by you, but be focussed on the preparations of the exam. For more details on the full topics to be covered in exam, Download the syllabus file mentioned below in PDF format. All the details of syllabus are being described in it. Following the file you will make you prepare in best way for the exam. All important topics for GATE mining exam 2017 are mentioned in the file.
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