The aim of the course is to introduce students to broad themes and concepts relating to mathematical concepts used in mine ventilation.
The course will include: averages, percentages, interpolation and reciprocals, rule of signs, ratio and proportion, indices, powers roots and brackets, areas, perimeters and volumes, manipulation of formulae.
At the end of the course the delegate should be able to perform mathematical calculations to solve ventilation problems involving air flow calculations, distribution and control of air flow, air pressures, heat calculations, psychometry calculations and problem solving related to refrigeration.
Successful completion of an exam (70%) and assessment (30%)
Number of Notional Study Hours: 100