MODULE DETAILS

Module 19: Analytical, Management And Personal Safety Systems

Nominal duration: 3 weeks (36 hours total time commitment)

This time commitment includes the preparation reading, attendance at each webinar (1 hour plus 15-30 minutes for discussion), and the time necessary to complete the assignments and further study.

MODULE PURPOSE

This module covers systems (hardware and software) as well as standalone devices used in the mining industry for robotics, analytical, and safety applications.

SUMMARY OF LEARNING OUTCOMES

1.    Examine and discuss mining robotics and tracking applications

2.    Examine and discuss specialised hardware, software and personal safety systems and devices for mining

3.    Describe systems and devices used for personal protection in mining operations






Learning Outcome 1

Examine and discuss mining robotics and tracking applications

Assessment Criteria

1.1

Examine and discuss the following robotics applications in mining:

1.2

Discuss the functionality and salient attributes of personnel, vehicle and asset tracking systems for mining




Learning Outcome 2

Examine and discuss specialised hardware, software and personal safety systems and devices for mining

Assessment Criteria

2.1

Examine and discuss the operation of specialised instruments, devices and systems used in mining operations

2.2

Describe the functionality of specialised mining software

Learning Outcome 3

Describe systems and devices used for personal protection in mining operations

Assessment Criteria

3.1

Describe the functionality of (a) ULF pagers, (b) PPE, (c) Proximity Detection (PD) systems, (d) gas detectors, (e) slope monitoring systems, and (f) ventilation monitoring systems for mines.



Delivery mode

A combination of asynchronous and synchronous e-learning delivery comprising a judicious mix of interactive online web conferencing, simulation (virtual labs) software, remote online labs, online videos, PowerPoint slides, notes, reading and study materials (in PDF, HTML and Word format) accessed through the Moodle Learning Management System (LMS).

Software/Hardware Used

Software

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Hardware

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