Course Details

Subject {L-T-P / C} : MN4201 : Surface Mine Environmental Engineering {3-0-0 / 3}
Subject Nature : Theory
Coordinator : Prof. Debi Prasad Tripathy


Air Pollution

Sources, effects, monitoring, control and standards.

Water Pollution

Sources, effects, monitoring, control and standards.

Noise Pollution

Basics of acoustics. noise effects, noise measurement, noise control and standards.

Biological Land Reclamation: Land degradation due to surface mining, different strategies for reclamation of waste dumps

Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Management Plan: Environmental inventory, EIA and EIS

Environmental Legislations

Course Objectives

  1. To provide knowledge in details about various types of pollution in surface mines and mitigating measures against each source
  2. To make student conversant with prevailing environmental legislation in India

Course Outcomes

The students will be able to understand apply concepts of acoustics to noise measurement and control in mines.

Essential Reading

  1. Kudesia, V.P, Water Pollution, Pragati Prakashan, Meerut , 1990
  2. D.P.Tripathy,, Noise Pollution, APH,New Delhi , 2008

Supplementary Reading

  1. S.K.Choudhuri, Environmental Legislation in India, Oxford & IBH,New Delhi , 1996
  2. M.N.Rao and H.V.N. Rao,, Air pollution, TMH , 2017