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Prof John Coggan


My teaching is primarily focused on rock mechanics and rock engineering and their application to design of both surface and underground excavations. The modules that I teach on are:

3rd year:

CSM3038: Surface Excavation Design

CSM3041: Tunnelling and Underground Excavation

MSc modules:

CSMM130: Excavation and Geomechanics

CSMM140: Surface Excavation Design

CSMM187: Underground Excavation Design

MSc Mining Professional:

CSMM181: Surface Mining

CSMM182: Underground Miining

Two dimensional modelling of underground open stoping layout:

Use of 3DEC software to model discontinuity-controlled failure of a slope: