AMIT 130: Course Schedule

Week Topic   Assignments
Class # 1 Syllabus, Blackboard, Introduction

Ft Knox Mine Tour

See Blackboard course, under Assignments
Class # 2 Ft Knox Review, Process Unit Tracing and Drawing of System See Blackboard course, under Assignments
Class # 3 Process Unit Control Systems Startup and Shutdown Procedures See Blackboard course, under Assignments
Class # 4 Operations, Work Permits and LOTO See Blackboard course, under Assignments
Class # 5 POGO Mine Tour See Blackboard course, under Assignments
Class # 6 Mill Operations: Mill Flowsheets, Normal & Emergency Operations See Blackboard course, under Assignments
Class # 7 Mill Operations: Responses to Abnormal Operations See Blackboard course, under Assignments
Class # 8 Mill Operations: Basic Mill Troubleshooting See Blackboard course, under Assignments
Class # 9

 

Mill Operations: Variables that Can Affect Performance, Circuit Efficiency & Recovery See Blackboard course, under Assignments
Class # 10 Graduation See Blackboard course, under Assignments

PRT 140: Course Schedule

Week Date Lecture Topics Reading Assignment
1 Course Requirements, Overview, Introduction to Instrumentation Chapter 1
2 Pressure Calculations, Measurement, and Conversions Chapter 2
3 Temperature Calculations, Measurement, and Conversions Chapter 3
4 Level Calculations, Measurements, and Conversions Chapter 4
5 TEST 1
6 Flow Calculations, Measurements, and Conversions Chapter 5
7 Analytical Instruments, Miscellaneous Measuring Devices Chapter 6, 7
8 Introduction to Control Loops Chapter 8
9 BREAK – NO CLASS
10 Control Loops: Primary Sensors, Transmitters, Transducers Chapter 9
11 TEST 2
12 Control Loops: Controllers and Final Control Elements Chapter 10
13 Control Loops: Control Valves and Regulators Chapter 11
14 Symbology and Course Review Chapter 12
15 FINAL EXAM

AMIT 145: Course Schedule

Tentative Lecture Topic Schedule

Week Topic Assignments
Class # 1 Syllabus, Blackboard

An introduction to Industrial Screening

See Blackboard Assignments
Class # 2 Designing a screen and analysis of the performance See Blackboard Assignments
Class # 3 Classifying cyclone design and working principles See Blackboard Assignments
Class # 4 Partition curves and efficiency calculations of a Classifying Cyclone See Blackboard Assignments
Class # 5 Intro to Dense media Separation, Equipment and applications See Blackboard Assignments
Class # 6 Dense Media Cyclone, principle, design and applications See Blackboard Assignments
Class # 7 Wash and Rinse Screens , Magnetic Separators See Blackboard Assignments
Class # 8 Gravity Separation, principles and applications See Blackboard Assignments
Class # 9 Equipment used in Gravity Separation See Blackboard Assignments
Class # 10 Concept of Froth Flotation See Blackboard  Assignments
Class # 11 Flotation Devices See Blackboard Assignments
Class # 12 Application of Froth Flotation in Circuits See Blackboard Assignments
Class # 13 Dewatering See Blackboard Assignments
Class # 14 Clarification See Blackboard Assignments
Class # 15 Concepts of Leaching See Blackboard Assignments

PRT 110 Course Schedule

Week Date Lecture Topics Reading Assignment
1 Introductions and overview of syllabus,

Intro to Process Safety

Chapter 1
2 Hazard Classification Chapter 2
3 Routes of Entry and Environmental Effects Chapter 3
4 Gases, Vapors, Particulates, and Toxic Metals Chapter 4
5 Exam #1
6 Hazards of Liquids Chapter 5
7 Hazard Chemical Identification: Hazcom, Toxicology, and DOT Chapter 6
8 Fire and Explosion Chapter 7
9 Electrical, Ergonomic and Bio Hazards and Operating Hazards Chapter 8
10 Safety Permit Systems

Exam #2

Chapter 9
11 Personal Protective Equipment Chapter 10
12 Thanksgiving

Engineering Controls

Chapter 11
13 Administrative Controls Chapters 12
14 Regulatory Overview Chapter 13
15 Final Comprehensive

 

AMIT 129 Course Schedule

Tentative Lecture Topic Schedule

Week Topic Assignments
Class 1 Syllabus, Blackboard

Mine Safety Intro,  Mining hazards

See Blackboard under Assignments
Class 2 Definitions in open pit mining

Personal protective equipment

See Blackboard under Assignments
Class 3 Mine transportation system and communication system

Check in and check –out system

See Blackboard under Assignments
Class 4 Health, Clean Up and Housekeeping

Dust and their effects

Dust control

Noise effect

Toxic materials

Housekeeping

See Blackboard under Assignments
Class 5 Hazard recognition

Analysis of accidents and contributing factors

Causes of accidents

Miner’s responsibility

Proper handling

See Blackboard under Assignments
Class 6 Conveyor system

Conveyor start and stop LO/TO

Tags

Pull cords

See Blackboard under Assignments
Class 7 Mine Explosives and Blasting

Toxic fumes

See Blackboard under Assignments
Class 8 Causes of mine emergencies

Mine emergency warning system

Mine map

Emergency evacuation

Escapeways

See Blackboard under Assignments
Class 9 Mine fires and fire fighting

Types of fire

Firefighting equipment

Fire extinguisher

See Blackboard under Assignments
Class 10 Mine Ground Control

Ground failure

Methods in ground control

See Blackboard under Assignments
Class 11 Electricity circuits

Source of electricity

Effects of electricity

See Blackboard under Assignments
Class 12 Crusher and Mill Operation Safety

Crusher blockage

Maintenance

See Blackboard under Assignments
Class 13 Chemical hazards

Health hazard

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

Label color

See Blackboard under Assignments
Class 14 General hazards

Course Review for Final

See Blackboard under Assignments
Class 15 Preparing for the jobsite

Final Exam