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IIT Madras : GATE 2019 Syllabus – Mining Engineering (MN) – Download Here

Paper Sections Marks Distribution
Subject Questions 70% of the total marks.
Engineering Mathemetics 15% of the total marks.
General Aptitude 15% of the total marks.

Engineering Mathematics

Linear Algebra: Matrices and Determinants; Systems of linear equations; Eigen values and Eigen vectors.
Calculus: Limit, continuity and differentiability; Partial Derivatives; Maxima and minima; Sequences and series; Test for convergence; Fourier series.
Vector Calculus: Gradient; Divergence and Curl; Line; surface and volume integrals; Stokes, Gauss and Green’s theorems.
 
Diferential Equations: Linear and non-linear first order ODEs; Higher order linear ODEs with constant coefficients; Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations.
Probability and Statistics: Measures of central tendency; Random variables; Poisson, normal and binomial distributions; Correlation and regression analysis.
Numerical Methods: Solutions of linear algebraic equations; Integration of trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule; Single and multi-step methods for differential equations.
Mine Development and Surveying
Mine Development:
Methods of access to deposits; Underground drivages; Drilling methods and machines; Explosives, blasting devices and practices.
Mine Surveying:
Levels and leveling, theodolite, tacheometry, triangulation; Contouring; Errors and adjustments; Correlation; Underground surveying; Curves; Photogrammetry; Field astronomy; EDM and Total Station; Introductory GPS .
Geomechanics and Ground Control
 
Engineering Mechanics:
Equivalent force systems; Equations of equilibrium; Two dimensional frames and trusses; Free body diagrams; Friction forces; Particle kinematics and dynamics; Beam analysis.
Geomechanics:
Geo-technical properties of rocks; Rock mass classification; Instrumentation and stress measurement techniques; Theories of rock failure; Ground vibrations; Stress distribution around mine openings; Subsidence; Rock bursts and coalbumps; Slope stability.
Ground Control:
Design of pillars; Roof supporting systems; Mine filling.
Mining Methods and Machinery
Mining Methods:
Surface mining: layout, development, loading, transportation and mechanization, continuous surface mining systems; Underground coal mining: bord and pillar systems, room and pillar mining, longwall mining, thick seam mining methods; highwall mining; Underground metal mining: open, supported and caved stoping methods, stope mechanization, ore handling systems.
Mining Machinery:
Generation and transmission of mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic power;
Materials handling:
haulages, conveyors, face and development machinery, hoisting systems, pumps, crushers.
Surface Environment, Mine Ventilation, and Underground Hazards
 
Surface Environment:
Air, water and soil pollution : Standards of quality, causes and dispersion of contamination, and control; Noise; Land reclamation.
Mine Ventilation:
Underground atmosphere; Heat load sources and thermal environment, air cooling; Mechanics of air flow, distribution, natural and mechanical ventilation; Mine fans and their usage; Auxiliary ventilation; Ventilation planning; Ventilation networks.
Subsurface Hazards:
Mine Gases. Underground hazards from fires, explosions, dust and inundation; Rescue apparatus and practices; Safety in mines; Accident data analysis; Mine lighting; Mine legislation; Occupational safety.
Mine Economics, Mine Planning, Systems Engineering
Mine Economics:
Mineral resource classification; Discounted cash flow analysis; Mine valuation; Mine investment analysis; Mineral taxation.
Systems Engineering:
Concepts of reliability; Reliability of simple systems; Maintainability and availability; Linear programming, transportation and assignment problems; Network analysis; Inventory models; Queueing theory; Basics of simulation.

GATE 2019
Syllabus for Mining Engineering

General Aptitude Syllabus (Common to all papers) Click Here
GATE Syllabus for Mining Engineering PDF Click Here
 
 
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GATE 2018 Information
1. GATE 2018 - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
2. GATE 2018 - ELECTRONICS AND COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING
3. GATE 2018 - ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
4. GATE 2018 - CIVIL ENGINEERING
5. GATE 2018 - COMPUTER SCIENCE ENGINEERING
6. GATE 2018 - INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERING
7. GATE 2018 - CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
 
IES 2018 Information
1. IES 2018 - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
2. IES 2018 - ELECTRONICS AND COMMUNICATION
3. IES 2018 - CIVIL ENGINEERING
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