THE PROGRAM
CURRICULUM
OBJECTIVES AND BACKGROUND

13 Espec Materiales Explosivos

 

Code

Courses

Course Load

Prerequisites

Weekly

Total

FIRST SEMESTER

ME 1

Thermodynamics and Compressible Flow

6

54

None

ME 2

Properties and Use of Explosives

6

54

None

ME 3

Detonators

6

54

ME 1 – ME 2

ME 4

Gunpowder and Propellant Design (a)

6

54

ME 1 – ME 2

ME 5

Rocks, Geological Formations, and Structural Geology (b)

6

54

None

 

SECOND SEMESTER

ME 6

Safety, Health, and the Environment

6

78

ME 3

ME 7

Preparation of Explosives: Processes and Techniques (a)

6

78

ME 4

ME 8

Blasting and Demolitions: Design and Execution (b)

6

78

ME 3 – ME 5

ME 9

Research Project (a)

64

ME 7

ME 10

Research Project (b)

64

ME 8

(a)  Area of concentration in preparation and use of explosives.

(b)  Area of concentration in blasting and demolitions.

TOTAL COURSE LOAD (IN HOURS)

(a) AREA OF CONCENTRATION: PREPARATION AND USE OF EXPLOSIVES.

Total Classroom Attendance:                   219 hours

Total Applied Work:                                153 hours

Total Course Load:                                 372 hours

Research Project:                                    64 hours

TOTAL HOURS IN THE PROGRAM:           436 hours

(b) AREA OF CONCENTRATION: BLASTING AND DEMOLITIONS

Total Classroom Attendance:                   223 hours

Total Applied Work:                                149 hours

Total Course Load:                                 372 hours

Research Project:                                    64 hours

TOTAL HOURS IN THE PROGRAM:           436 hours

 

 

 

 

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