Programa de Doctorado en Avances en Ingenieria de Materiales y Energias SosteniblesPhD

27388
Linares – Spain
Spanish
PhD 





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COVERED DISCIPLINES / SKILLS IN THIS PROGRAM

Business Management Area

1.1 Mining in a global environment
   1.1.4 Facilitates the implementation of environmental, engineering, mining and social best practices

Business Geomechanics and Technical Mine Area

3.1 Modelling, analysis and design
   3.1.4 Understands rock and soil characteristics and identifies failure indications, fundamentals of rock mechanics
   3.1.7 Provides input on geotechnical issues that influence drill and blast designs
   3.1.8 Designs ground support and stope stability plans (e.g. underground, coal, hard rock)
3.3 Integrated mine design
   3.3.1 Recommends methods, equipment and processes
   3.3.2 Develops initial design
   3.3.4 Monitors implementation of mine design
3.4 Mine rehabilitation and closure
   3.4.2 Develops mine rehabilitation and closure plans
   3.4.3 Manages rehabilitation including monitoring and reporting processes
3.5 Monitoring ground stability
   3.5.1 Oversees the implementation of plans
   3.5.2 knowledge of how to reviews progress against plans and take measures accordingly
3.6 Drilling, blasting and rock cutting explosives
   3.6.1 Design, operation and maintenance of explosive production plants
   3.6.2 Designs drill and blast patterns (e.g. spacing, burden, charge, fragmentation)
   3.6.3 Controls fragmentation size by blasting
   3.6.4 Understands and applies knowledge and experience of production drilling operations and equipment
   3.6.5 Determines the most suitable drill and blast techniques to achieve desired outcomes

Mining Equipment and Systems Area

5.1 General Mining equipment and systems
   5.1.1 Uses key factors to select suitable mining machines (e.g. operational characteristics, costs, productivity, and performance)
   5.1.2 Uses maintenance tactics to plan maintenance schedules
   5.1.3 Evaluates the performance of mining equipment and machines, including to inform scheduling. Monitors equipment delays
5.2 Electrical systems
   5.2.1 Design electrification projects in mines

Mineral Production and Processing Area

7.3 Comminution and sizing
   7.3.1 Recognises the characteristics of different comminution and sizing equipment and their limitations
7.4 Concentrator processes
   7.4.1 Understands and applies knowledge of process steps, applications and limitations
7.5 Further treatment
   7.5.4 Design, operation and maintenance of processing and treatment plants for minerals, industrial rocks, dimensional stone and waste material
7.6 Recycling and secondary mineral raw materials. Circular Economy
   7.6.5 General knowledge on the renewable sources of energy
   7.6.8 Practical knowledge on waste management

Mining Methods Area

4.1 General mining methods
   4.1.1 General knowledge of mining methods and operations
   4.1.3 Understands the importance of cycle time and its impact on mine productivity
   4.1.4 Understands how the planning, geology and mine operations teams work together
4.3 Underground mining methods
   4.3.1 Selects a mine stoping and method system for a generic ore body
4.5 Reclamation
   4.5.1 Demonstrates a detailed knowledge of the reclamation process. Designs tailings disposal facilities
   4.5.2 Management of residues and effluents: collect, store and reuse

Mining Services Area

6.1 General services and planning
   6.1.1 Measurements, site planning, management and follow-up of engineering projects
   6.1.2 Earth movement control
6.2 Dewatering and Mine drainage and storage systems
   6.2.1 Designs dewatering systems for open pit and underground mines: inflow risks and aquifer interferences
   6.2.4 Designs dam spillways and discharge strategies
6.3 Water treatment
   6.3.1 Calculates the water balance for a site, including tailings dams
   6.3.2 Undertakes surveys and monitoring of water quality
   6.3.3 Designs water treatment systems to achieve discharge requirements
6.5 Power supply systems
   6.5.1 Assists with the design of power reticulation systems

Generic, Health and Social Task Area

8.1 Environment
   8.1.1 knowledge and management of environmental impact assessment studies