Course Details

Subject {L-T-P / C} : MN2074 : Mine Surveying Laboratory {0-0-2 / 1}
Subject Nature : Practical
Coordinator : Prof. Amit Kumar Gorai


1 Chain Surveying
(a) Offset measurement of objects and map preparation
2 Compass Surveying
(a) Bearing of the lines (b) Traversing
3 Levelling
(a) Differential Levelling (b) Profile Levelling
(c) Reciprocal Levelling
4 Contour Survey
5 Theodolite Survey
(a) Horizontal angle measurement
(b) Vertical angle measurement
6 Theodolite Traversing
7 Correlation Survey
(a) plumbing or plummeting one or more vertical shafts
(b) traversing through an adit or a decline or incline ramp
8 Triangulation Survey
9 Distance Measurement
(a) By EDM (b) By Total Station
10 Survey using GPS
11 Preparation of Mine Plans in GIS Software
(a) Digitization
(b) Geo-reference of maps

Course Objectives

  1. To impart knowledge of operating different survey instruments and its accessories
  2. To impart knowledge of conducting various types of mine survey.
  3. To impart knowledge of mine map preparation

Course Outcomes

Followings are the outcome of the course:
> Students will be able to operate various mine survey equipment.
> Students will be able to carry out the survey work for different purposes.
> Students will be able to prepare and manage the mine maps

Essential Reading

  1. B. C. Punmia, Surveying, Vol - I, II, III,, Laxmi Publication , 12th Edition, 1990
  2. T. P. Kanetkar, Surveying and Levelling, Pune Vidyarthi Griha Prakashan , 1995

Supplementary Reading

  1. S.GHATAK, MINE SURVEYING AND LEVELLING, Coal Field Publisher 2008
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