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Opto-Electronics IV (Practical) - OPEPRA4
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 3
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: OPE4701
Purpose: Optical fibre waveguides, optical sources, optical detectors, optical fibre systems.
Mining III - MIN3601
Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Mining methods, open (surface) mining, massive deposits, strip mining, large excavations, incline development, rock breaking, pillar extraction, transport.
Protection Technology IV (Theory) - PRT4701
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 9
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: PRTPRA4
Purpose: Impedance model and network calculations; symmetrical faults; symmetrical components and sequence networks; unsymmetrical faults.
Mining Engineering Practice II - MPR201E
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 60
Module presented in English
Purpose: Experiential learning. See National Diploma: Mining Engineering in the College calendar.
Protection Technology IV (Practical) - PRTPRA4
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 3
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: PRT4701
Purpose: Impedance model and network calculations; symmetrical faults; symmetrical components and sequence networks; unsymmetrical faults.
Mine Survey II - MSG211Q
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MEP171X
Purpose: Coordinate systems; traversing; resection; trilateration; tacheometry; area and volumes determination; major and minor dips; curves; computer applications.
Mineral Exploitation I - MEP171X
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Mining; geology; surveying; metallurgy.
Mine Survey III - MSG3601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MSG211Q
Purpose: Missing data calculation; satellite stations; ore passes; area determination; shaft surveying; curves; survey instruments and practical surveying; legal knowledge.
Mining Engineering Practice I - MPR101E
Diploma Year module NQF level: 5 Credits: 60
Module presented in English
Purpose: Experiential learning on the job.
Mine Survey Practice II - MSP242S
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 60
Module presented in English
Purpose: Experiential learning on the job on a mine.
Mine Survey Practice I - MSP101R
Diploma Year module NQF level: 5 Credits: 60
Module presented in English
Purpose: Experiential learning on the job on a mine.
Metrology III (Practical) - MTRPRA3
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ECT2601 & ECTPRA2 Co-requisite: MTR3601 & EKM3601 & EKMPRA3
Purpose: Metrological methods; fundamentals of instruments and measurements; characteristics' static, dynamic and general; measurement evaluation.
Mineral Beneficiation II - MBE2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MEP171X
Purpose: Ore handling; mineral treatment and concentration; metal extraction techniques; coal beneficiation, general processes, ore processing flow charts, gold, coal, diamond; ISO symbols; ore and waste handling; classification; liquid/solid separation; separation processes; hydro metallurgical processes; residue and effluent control; value analysis.
Mining Technical Services III - MTS351X
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Environmental control; rock mechanics
Mine Engineering II - MEN2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: SMI181Q
Purpose: Technical drawings; machinery components; applied energy conversion; machinery safety; materials technology.
Mine Valuation II - MVA231Q
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MEP171X
Purpose: Sampling; averaging; tonnage and mineral content; ore flow; grade control; life of mine; evaluation of mineral deposits.
Mine Survey Practice III - MSP352T
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 60
Module presented in English
Purpose: Experiential learning on the job on a mine.
Geology: Mining III - GMI3601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MGY2601 or MGY291S
Purpose: Revision of previous work; structural geology.
Medical Equipment III (Module A) (Practical) - MEQPRA1
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: MEQ3601
Purpose: Introduction to transducers, detectors and sensors. Diagnostic equipment and systems: temperature measuring instruments, blood pressure measurement, electrocardiography, electrocencephalography, electromyography, lung function and spirometry, cardiac output monitoring, specialised systems. Therapeutic equipment and systems: infusion pumps, dialysis machines, ventilation.
Mine Survey and Valuation III - SAV3601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Revision of solution of triangles; join calculations; traversing and tacheometry; triangulation and resection (continued); levelling and gradient calculations; major and minor dips; mine plans; simple curves; mining economics (continued).
Medical Equipment III (Module B) (Practical) - MEQPRA2
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: MEQ3602
Purpose: Electrical safety of medical equipment and systems, testing for performance of systems and faultfinding, non-ionizing radiation: production and detection, introduction to clinical engineering management
Structural Geology III - STG381S
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MGY291S or MGY2601
Purpose: Geological maps; solving of structural problems; orthographic projection; location of displaced reef blocks.
Mining Geology II - MGY2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: MEP171X
Purpose: South African stratigraphy; occurrence of economic deposits
Medical Equipment IV (Module A) (Theory) - MEQ4701
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 11
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: MEQPRA4
Purpose: Health delivery systems; Environmental Management and hazards; Rehabilitation devices.
Mine Engineering III - MIE3601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MEN2601
Purpose: Revision and extension of previous applied engineering science; men, material and rock transport; drilling technology; machinery maintenance; civil constructions; reticulation design; water treatment; machinery specifications; structures and functions of engineering services.
Medical Equipment IV (Module A) (Practical) - MEQPRA4
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 1
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: MEQ4701
Purpose: Health delivery systems; Environmental Management and hazards; Rehabilitation devices.
Mining II - MIN2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MEP171X
Purpose: Mining strategies, layouts, access to ore bodies, support, planning, intro to ventilation.
Medical Equipment III (Module A) (Theory) - MEQ3601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: MEQPRA1
Purpose: Introduction to transducers, detectors and sensors. Diagnostic equipment and systems: temperature measuring instruments, blood pressure measurement, electrocardiography, electrocencephalography, electromyography, lung function and spirometry, cardiac output monitoring, specialised systems. Therapeutic equipment and systems: infusion pumps, dialysis machines, ventilation.
Mine Valuation III - MVA3601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MVA231Q & STA1510
Purpose: Management control factors; present values and compound interest; laws and regulations governing mining leases; taxation and leases; borehole evaluation; statistical distribution; probability; regression; statistical valuation; computer applications.
Medical Equipment III (Module B) (Theory) - MEQ3602
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 11
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: MEQPRA2
Purpose: Electrical safety of medical equipment and systems, testing for performance of systems and faultfinding, non-ionizing radiation: production and detection, introduction to clinical engineering management.
Mine Survey and Valuation II - SAV2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Surface Surveying: traversing (continued), join calculations, triangulation, resection, tacheometry, areas and volumes (continued), major and minor dips, resections. Surface Valuation: definition of an economic deposit, economics of deposit, sampling (continued), weighting (continued), calculations of tonnage and mineral content, ore body estimation techniques, life of mine calculations.