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DEPARTMENT OF PETROLEUM AND MINING ENGINEERING

CHITTAGONG UNIVERSITY OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY

CURRICULUM AND DETAILED SYLLABUS

SESSIONS: 2010-2011(’10 BATCH)


2011-2012(’11 BATCH) AND ONWARD

SUMMARY OF CREDIT HOURS/SEMESTER

LEVEL TERM CLASSES (Hours CREDITS


per week)
1 I 23.5 19.75
II 22.5 18.75
2 I 28.0 23.50
II 24.0 19.50
3 I 25.5 20.25
II 24.5* 21.50
4 I 25.5 21.00
II 20.5 17.75
TOTAL = 162.00

*EXCLUDES WEEKS OF FIELD TRIP/ INDUSTRIAL TRAINING

DISTRIBUTION OF CREDITS AMONG MAJOR FIELDS

TOTAL CREDITS RELATIVE


PERCENTAGE
(%)
PHYSICS 4.50 2.80
CHEMISTRY 7.50 4.67
MATHEMATICS 14.00 8.72
HUMANITIES 8.00 4.98
PETROLEUM AND MINING 92.00 57.32
ENGINEERING
RELATED ENGINEERING## 36.00 22.40
TOTAL 162.00 100

## RELATED ENGINEERING COURSES INCLUDE COURSES ON COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, ELECTRICAL


AND ELECTRONICS ENGINERING, AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING.
Sessions: 2010-11, 2011-12

PETROLEUM AND MINING ENGINEERING


B. Sc. ENGINEERING LEVEL–1 (TERM-I)

Sl. Course Course Title Contact Credits


No. No. hour/week
THEORY
1 Chem171 Basic General Chemistry 3 3
2 Hum 171 Fundamental English and 3 3
Communication Skills
3 Math 171 Differential and Integral Calculus 3 3
4 PME 151 Geology for Mining and Petroleum 3 3
Engineers
5 PME 153 Introduction to Petroleum and 4 4
Mining Engineering
SESSIONAL/LABORATORY
6 ME 178 Engineering Drawing 3 1.5
7 PME 176 Workshop Practice 3 1.5
8 PME 152 Geology Laboratory 1.5 0.75
23.5 19.75
Contact Hours: 16 (Theo.) + 7.5 (Lab.) = 23.5 hours/week No. of Theory Courses = 5
Total Credits = 19.75 No. of Laboratory Courses = 3

PETROLEUM AND MINING ENGINEERING


B. Sc. ENGINEERING LEVEL–1 (TERM-II)
Sl. Course Course Title Contact Credits
No. No. hour/week
THEORY
1 Chem 173 Petroleum Chemistry 3 3
2 Hum 173 Economics 2 2
3 Math 173 Differential Equation and Vector 4 4
Calculus
4 Phy 171 Physics 3 3
5 PME 111 Reservoir Rock and Fluid Properties 3 3
SESSIONAL/LABORATORY
6 Chem172 Chemistry Laboratory 3 1.5
7 Phy 172 Physics Laboratory 3 1.5
8 PME 112 Reservoir Rock and Fluid Properties 1.5 0.75
Laboratory
22.5 18.75
Contact Hours: 15 (Theo.) + 7.5 (Lab.) = 22.5 hours/week No. of Theory Courses = 5
Total Credits = 18.75 No. of Laboratory Courses = 3

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PETROLEUM AND MINING ENGINEERING


B. Sc. ENGINEERING LEVEL–2 (TERM-I)

Sl. Course Course Title Contact Credits


No. No. hour/week
THEORY
1 EEE 271 Fundamentals of Electrical 3 3
Engineering
2 Hum 271 Sociology and Technology 3 3
3 Math 271 Operational Calculus and Numerical 4 4
Analysis
4 ME 271 Engineering Mechanics 3 3
5 ME 273 Engineering Thermodynamics 3 3
6 PME 261 Rock Mechanics 3 3
SESSIONAL/LABORATORY
7 EEE 272 Fundamentals of Electrical 3 1.5
Engineering Laboratory
8 ME 272 Engineering Mechanics Laboratory 3 1.5
9 ME 274 Engineering Thermodynamics 1.5 0.75
Laboratory
10 PME 262 Rock Mechanics Laboratory 1.5 0.75
28 23.5
Contact Hours: 19 (Theo.) + 9 (Lab.) = 28 hours/week No. of Theory Courses = 6
Total Credits = 23.5 No. of Laboratory Courses = 4

PETROLEUM AND MINING ENGINEERING


B. Sc. ENGINEERING LEVEL–2 (TERM-II)

Sl. Course Course Title Contact Credits


No. No. hour/week
THEORY
1 CSE 271 Introduction to Computer 3 3
Programming
2 Math 273 Engineering Statistics 3 3
3 ME 275 Fluid Mechanics 3 3
4 ME 277 Strength of Materials 3 3
5 PME 263 Mine Surveying 3 3
SESSIONAL/LABORATORY
6 CSE 272 Introduction to Computer 3 1.5
Programming Laboratory
7 ME 276 Fluid Mechanics Laboratory 1.5 0.75
8 ME 278 Strength of Materials Laboratory 1.5 0.75
9 PME 264 Mine Surveying Laboratory 3 1.5
24 19.5
Contact Hours: 15 (Theo.) + 9 (Lab.) = 24 hours/week No. of Theory Courses = 5
Total Credits = 19.5 No. of Laboratory Courses = 4

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PETROLEUM AND MINING ENGINEERING


B. Sc. ENGINEERING LEVEL–3 (TERM-I)

Sl. Course Course Title Contact Credits


No. No. hour/week
THEORY
1 EEE 371 Electrical and Electronic 3 3
Engineering
2 PME 311 Reservoir Engineering 3 3
3 PME 313 Well Logging and Formation 3 3
Evaluation
4 PME 315 Drilling Engineering 3 3
5 PME 361 Minerals Processing 3 3
SESSIONAL/LABORATORY
6 EEE 372 Electrical and Electronic 3 1.5
Engineering Laboratory
7 PME 314 Well Logging Laboratory 1.5 0.75
8 PME 334 Drilling Fluids Laboratory 3 1.5
9 PME 362 Minerals Processing Laboratory 3 1.5
25.5 20.25
Contact Hours: 15 (Theo.) + 10.5 (Lab.) = 25.5 hours/week No. of Theory Courses = 5
Total Credits = 20.25 No. of Laboratory Courses = 4

PETROLEUM AND MINING ENGINEERING


B. Sc. ENGINEERING LEVEL–3 (TERM-II)

Sl. Course Course Title Contact Credits


No. No. hour/week
THEORY
1 ME 317 Heat and Mass Transfer 3 3
2 PME 321 Petroleum Production Engineering 3 3
3 PME 323 Natural Gas Engineering 3 3
4 PME 325 Petroleum Refining Technology 2 2
5 PME 363 Mining Systems 3 3
6 PME 365 Shaft Sinking and Tunneling 3 3
SESSIONAL/LABORATORY
7 ME 318 Heat Transfer Laboratory 1.5 0.75
8 PME 324 Natural Gas Engineering Laboratory 3 1.50
9 PME 364 Mining Systems Laboratory 1.5 0.75
10 PME 352 Computational Laboratory 1.5 0.75
11 PME 354 Field Work/ Industrial Training * 0.75
24.5 21.50

Contact Hours: 17 (Theo.) + 7.5 (Lab.) = 24.5 hours/week No. of Theory Courses = 6
Total Credits = 21.50 *Excluding field work/Industrial Training No. of Laboratory Courses = 5

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PETROLEUM AND MINING ENGINEERING


B. Sc. ENGINEERING LEVEL–4 (TERM-I)
Sl. Course Course Title Contact Credits
No. No. hour/week
THEORY
1 PME 411 Well Test Analysis 3 3
2 PME 413 Reservoir Modeling and Simulation 3 3
3 PME 461 Mine Ventilation and Environmental 3 3
Engineering
4 PME 463 Mine Planning and Design 3 3
5 PME 465 Rock Blasting and Explosive 3 3
Technology
6 PME 451 Health , Safety and Environment in 3 3
Petroleum and Mining Industries
SESSIONAL/LABORATORY
7 PME 400 Project / Thesis- Part: I 1.5 0.75
8 PME 416 Reservoir Modeling and Simulation 1.5 0.75
Laboratory
9 PME 462 Mine Ventilation and Environmental 3 1.5
Engineering Laboratory
24 21.00
Contact Hours: 18 (Theo.) +6 (Lab.) = 24 hours/week No. of Theory Courses = 6
Total Credits = 21 . No. of Laboratory Courses = 3

PETROLEUM AND MINING ENGINEERING


B. Sc. ENGINEERING LEVEL–4 (TERM-II)
Sl. Course Course Title Contact Credits
No. No. hour/week
THEORY
1 PME 453 Evaluation and Management of 4 4
Petroleum and Mining Projects
2 PME 421 Transmission and Distribution of 3 3
Natural Gas
3 PME 423 Enhanced Oil Recovery Techniques 2 2
4 PME 467 Ground Water Managements in Mining 2 2
5 PME 469 Mine Haulage and Transportation 3 3

SESSIONAL/LABORATORY
6 PME 422 Transmission and Distribution of 1.5 0.75
Natural Gas Laboratory
7 PME 472 Mine Instrumentation and 1.5 0.75
Machineries Laboratory
8 PME 400 Project /Thesis- Part: II 5 2.25
22 17.75

Contact Hours: 13 (Theo.) + 8 (Lab.) = 22 hours/week No. of Theory Courses = 5


Total Credits = 22 No. of Laboratory Courses = 3
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PETROLEUM AND MINING ENGINEERING


B. Sc. ENGINEERING LEVEL–1 (TERM-I)

Sl. Course Course Title Contact Credits


No. No. hour/week
THEORY
1 Chem 171 Basic General Chemistry 3 3
2 Hum 171 Fundamental English and 3 3
Communication Skills
3 Math 171 Differential and Integral Calculus 3 3
4 PME 151 Geology for Mining and Petroleum 3 3
Engineers
5 PME 153 Introduction to Petroleum and 4 4
Mining Engineering
SESSIONAL/LABORATORY
6 ME 178 Engineering Drawing 3 1.5
7 PME 176 Workshop Practice 3 1.5
8 PME 152 Geology Laboratory 1.5 0.75
23.5 19.75
Contact Hours: 16 (Theo.) + 7.5 (Lab.) = 23.5 hours/week No. of Theory Courses = 5
Total Credits = 19.75 No. of Laboratory Courses = 3

COURSE CONTENT

No. of
Lectures
BASIC GENERAL CHEMISTRY(CHEM 171) 39
3 credit, 3 periods/week

Atomic Structure: The structure of atom, Nuclear charge and atomic number, Rutherford’s nuclear 5
model of atom, Bohr’s model, Quantum number, Electronic configuration of elements, Pauli’s
exclusion principle, Hund’s rule.
Periodic Classification of Elements: Periodic Table, Modern Periodic law, Ionization potential, 5
Electron affinity, Electro negativity, Position of hydrogen, Inert gases, Lanthanides and Actinides in
the Periodic table, Properties of different types of elements in the light of electronic configuration.
Chemical Bonds: Electronic theory of valances, Different types of bonds, Ionic bonds, Covalent 5
bonds, Co-ordination bonds, Metallic bonds and Hydrogen bonds, Hybridization, Hybridization of
atomic orbital.
Acids and Bases: Arrhenius concept, Bronsted-Lowery concept, Lewis concept, dissociation 4
constant, pH, buffer solution etc., Acid-base indicators.
Chemical Equilibrium and Kinetics: Chemical equilibrium and Equilibrium Constants, Law of 8
mass-action, Units of equilibrium constants, Application of law of mass-action to Homogeneous and
Heterogeneous Equilibrium, Le-Chotelier Principle, Determinations of Kip, Koch, Rate of reaction,
Order and Molecular of reactions, Rate Equations for First, Second and Third order reactions, Chain
reactions, Determination of order and rate constant of reaction, Collision theory of reaction rates,
Theory of animalcular reactions.
Oxidation and Reduction Reactions: Definitions, Oxidation state and Oxidation number, 5
Balancing of oxidation reduction equation, Equivalent weight of oxidizing and reducing agents.
Electrochemistry: Electrochemical cell, Electrode potential, Oxidation-reduction potential e.g. of 7
cell, Reversible and Irreversible cell, Reversible electrodes, Application, Measurements,
Concentration cell, Determination of activity and activity coefficient.

No. of
Lectures

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FUNDAMENTAL ENGLISH AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS(HUM 171) 39


3 credit, 3 periods/week

Grammar: Sentence analysis- Sentence structure and Clause, Negation, Passivization, Grammatical 5
errors, Punctuation.
Listening Skill: The Phonetic system and correct English pronunciation. 6
Speaking Skill: Effective oral presentation, Study of manners, Introducing yourself and others, 7
Group discussion.
Reading Skill: Reading selected stories from Rabindranath Tagore, Somerset Maugham, Guy de 8
Maupassant, Saki and O’Henry.
Writing Skill: Paragraph, Amplification and Précis writing, Business communication. Report 13
writing- Purposes and various elements of a Report. Writing Research Paper and Thesis- Selecting
a Topic and Forming Thesis Sentence, Narrowing Topic and Planning, Research Methods,
Collecting Data, Designing a Questionnaire, Data Analysis, Presenting Research Results,
Organizing the Research Paper, Research Paper Writing, Documentation– APA and MLA Styles.
Preparing Resumes and Job Letters, Applications, Dialogue.

DIFFERENTIAL AND INTEGRAL CALCULUS (MATH 171) 39


3 credit, 3 periods/week

Differential Calculus: Functions, Domain, Range, Limit, Continuity and differentiability, 17


Differentiation, Successive differentiation, Leibnitz’s theorem. General theorem: Rolle’s theorem,
Mean value theorem, Taylor’s theorem. Indeterminate form, Partial derivatives and its geometrical
interpretation, Euler’s theorem of homogeneous functions, Maxima and minima of functions of
several variables, Language’s method of multipliers. Tangent and normal, Curvature.
Integral Calculus: Various types of indefinite integral, Definite integral as a limit of a sum, 12
Fundamental properties and geometrical interpretation of definite integral, Beta and Gamma
functions and their elementary properties, More reduction formula, Computation of area, Volume of
a surface, Multiple integrals, Improper integral and their convergences.
Two Dimensional Geometry: Transformation of co-ordinates, pair of straight lines, General 10
equation of second degree, Circle.

GEOLOGY FOR MINING AND PETROLEUM ENGINEERS (PME 151) 39


3 credit, 3 periods/week

Introduction: Introduction to geology, and petroleum and mining geology; Classification of 1


geology; Petroleum system; Source of petroleum; Petroleum formation.
Regional Geology: Structure of earth, Plate tectonic theory and plate boundaries; Geologic time; 6
Faults and Anticlines; Overview of geologic features on a regional to global scale incorporating data
and concepts from plate tectonics, Stratigraphy, Palaeontology; Igneous, Metamorphic and
sedimentary petrology. Synthesis of the geologic history of a large area.
Rocks: Classification of rock; Igneous rock; Sedimentary rock; Clastic sedimentary rocks, 9
Conglomerate, Shale, Clays, Bentonite, Chemical sedimentary rocks, Organic sedimentary;
Metamorphic rock; Rock cycle; Kerogen types and their significance; Maturity indicators; Reservoir
Rocks; Traps; Seals; Trap types. Sedimentary geology of reservoir rocks; Salt domes.
Mineral Deposit: Origin of minerals, Classifications, Physical and chemical properties of minerals; 5
Mode of occurrence, Distribution, Genesis, Evaluation and exploration for metallic and industrial
mineral deposits.

No. of
Lectures
Surface Processes: Erosion, Running and underground water, Transportation, Deposition. 8
Geological work of wind, running water, subsurface water, oceans and seas etc.; Earthquakes; River
flooding; Coastal hazards; Mineral resources and environment; Energy and environment.
Exploration Methods: Subsurface geological cross sections and maps; Seismology and seismic 10
surveying; Gravity and magnetic surveying; Origin, composition and distribution of coal deposits.
Methods of coal exploration.

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INTRODUCTION TO PETROLEUM AND MINING ENGINEERING 52


(PME 153)
4 credit, 4 periods/week

Petroleum origin and composition; history of petroleum in Bangladesh. Petroleum migration and 16
accumulation; traps; physical properties of petroleum; petroleum exploration methods.
Drilling: Drilling methods; Rotary drilling: power system, hoisting system, rotary system, 10
circulating system. Directional drilling. Drilling fluids.
Roles and responsibility of mining engineers. Basic understanding of underground and open-pit 26
mining methods. Interaction of mining with the environment. Basic of mine ventilation, explosives,
blasting etc. Safety and risk management of the mine.

ENGINEERING DRAWING (ME 178) 13 weeks


1.5 credit, 3 periods/week

Fundamental Concepts: Views; Projections: First angle, Third angle; Generation of views of solid 6 weeks
bodies in different planes, Sectional views, Auxiliary views, Isometric views, Dimensioning, Basic
concept of working drawing.
AutoCAD: Importance to design and drafting, Setting up a drawing: starting AutoCAD, menu, 6 weeks
planning for a drawing, basic commands, making a simple 2-D drawing, layers, object snap, poly
lines and other features, file handling and display control, editing and dimensioning.
Quiz and viva. 1 week
WORKSHOP PRACTICE (PME 176) 13 weeks
1.5 credit, 3 periods/week

Sheet Metal: Shop safety practice, Identification of different types of sheets/plates, e.g. CI, GI, MS, 2 weeks
GP sheet etc. with commercial specification. Acquaintance with sheet metal working tools,
machines and measuring instruments. Practice jobs on sheet metal (development of cones, bends,
ducts etc.,
Machine and Fitting Shop: Shop safety practices, Acquaintance with tools used in fitting shop, e.g. 6 weeks
Marking, Holding, Chiseling, Filing, Sawing etc. Tools, Practical jobs on the use of tools, Use of
taps and dies. Acquaintance with different cutting tools and machine tools, Operation and
maintenance of different machine tools, Practical jobs on: plain and taper turning, thread cutting,
doing jobs by using shaper, milling, drilling and grinding machines.
Welding: Shop safety practice, Acquaintance with arc and gas welding tools, machines, electrodes, 2 weeks
gas cylinders, their identification, types of gas flames, job preparation for welding. Practice on gas,
arc welding and gas cutting of MS sheets and plates, soldering and brazing practices, study of
welding defects.
Foundry: Shop safety practice, Acquaintance with foundry tools and equipments, introduction on 2 weeks
foundry: molding, casting, pattern, core, bench, practice on simple bench or floor molding with solid
and split pattern in green sand with and without cores, preparation of molding sand and core,
preparation of mold, casting, study of defects in casting.
Quiz and viva. 1 week

GEOLOGY LABORATORY (PME 152) 6½ weeks


0.75 credit, 1.5 periods/week

Lab work: Rocks identification and properties of rocks (igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic); 6 weeks
sandstone environments, carbonate environments. Study and identification of Reservoir rock
samples. Analysis and interpretation of surface and subsurface maps.
Multimedia Presentation: An overview of reservoir and salt domes in different areas of the worlds
(especially Bangladesh).
Field Work: GPS familiarization. Visiting Hill areas (Anticlines). Observation of rock layers
sedimentation.
Quiz and viva. ½ week

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PETROLEUM AND MINING ENGINEERING


B. Sc. ENGINEERING LEVEL–1 (TERM-II)

Sl. Course Course Title Contact Credits


No. No. hour/week
THEORY
1 Chem 173 Petroleum Chemistry 3 3
2 Hum 173 Economics 2 2
3 Math 173 Differential Equation and Vector 4 4
Calculus
4 Phy 171 Physics 3 3
5 PME 111 Reservoir Rock and Fluid Properties 3 3
SESSIONAL/LABORATORY
6 Chem 172 Chemistry Laboratory 3 1.5
7 Phy 172 Physics Laboratory 3 1.5
8 PME 112 Reservoir Rock and Fluid Properties 1.5 0.75
Laboratory
22.5 18.75
Contact Hours: 15 (Theo.) + 7.5 (Lab.) = 22.5 hours/week No. of Theory Courses = 5
Total Credits = 18.75 No. of Laboratory Courses = 3

COURSE CONTENT

No. of
Lectures
PETROLEUM CHEMISTRY(CHEM 173) 39
3 credit, 3 periods/week

Petroleum: Origin, Occurrence, Composition and classification of crude petroleum, Exploration 13


and production theory and technology of primary and secondary petroleum refining process and
distillation of crude oil; Products from petroleum distillations, their characterization and uses,
Cracking of petroleum, Gasoline, Diesel, Kerosene, Antiknock motor fuels, Aviation fuel,
Lubricating fuel. Octane number and cetane number of liquid fuels, Production of high octane fuel
by alkylation’s Chemical treatment given to petroleum products, Purification of petroleum products,
additives for petroleum fraction, Petroleum wax and petroleum coke, their manufacture and uses.
Aliphatic Compounds: Alkanes, Alkenes, Alkynes, Aliphatic halides, Alcohols, Thioalcohols, 6
Ether and epoxides, Carbonyl compounds, Carboxylic acid and their derivatives, Amines, Amides
and keto acids.
Alicyclic Compounds: Nomenclature, Preparation, Properties, Stability, Conformations of 6
cyclohexanes and its derivatives, Factors affection the stability of conformations, Conformations of
ethane, propane, n-butane cyclohexane and their derivatives.
Aromatic Compounds: Introduction, Nomenclature and classification of aromatic compounds, 9
Source of aromatic compounds, Structure of benzene, Aromatic electrophilic and nucleophilic
substitution, Reaction, Orientation in aromatic disubstitution; General chemistry of aromatic halides,
sulphuric acids, amines amides and nitro compounds; Phenols and carboxylic and carbonyl
compounds and Polynuclear aromatic compounds.
Organic Reaction Mechanism: Mechanisms of selected organic, bio-organic, polymerization and 5
catalytic reactions.

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No. of
Lectures
ECONOMICS(HUM 173) 26
2 credit, 2 periods/week

Basic: Definition and scope of economics, Market economy and mixed economy, Demand and 14
supply and their elasticity, Market equilibrium. Consumer behavior and producer behavior, Cost and
revenue theory. Price theory under different marker structure. GNP, GDP, Investment, Inflation,
Unemployment, Monetary policy and Fiscal policy. Development problems related to agriculture,
industry and population of Bangladesh.
Resource Economics: Introduction, A resource taxonomy, Efficient inter-temporal allocations, The 6
allocation over N periods, Transition to a renewable substitution, Exploration and technological
progress, Market allocations, Appropriate property rights structures, Environmental costs.
Energy: Introduction, Natural Gas: Price control; Oil: The Cartel problem; Price elasticity of 6
demand, Income elasticity of demand, Non OPEC suppliers-Compatibility of member interests,
Fuels: Environmental problems, Conversion and load management, The long run issues.

DIFFERENTIAL EQUATION AND VECTOR CALCULUS(MATH 173) 52


4 credit, 4 periods/week

Ordinary Differential Equations (ODE): Definition, Formulation, Classification, Solution of first 18


order differential equation using various methods, Higher order differential equation with constant
co-efficient, Method of undetermined coefficient and variations of parameters. Solution of DE in
series by the method of Frobenious. Special functions: Bessel’s and Lengedre’s functions and their
applications.
Partial Differentiation Equation (PDE): Linear and non-linear PDE of first order, Linear PDE 8
with constant and variable coefficients, Boundary value problems (BVP): Wave and heat transfer
equations.
Three Dimensional Geometry: Rectangular co-ordinates: Distance between two points, Direction 14
cosines, Direction ratio’s, Angle between two lines, Projection. The plane: Angle between two
planes, Condition for perpendicularity and parallelism of two planes. The Straight line, Sphere.
Vector Calculus: Scalar and vector fields, gradient of a scalar field, divergence and curl of a vector 12
field, Vector differentiation, , Line, Surface and Volume integrals, Green’s theorem (for a plane),
stokes theorem, Gauss’s theorem of divergence, curvilinear co-ordinates and engineering
applications.

PHYSICS(PHY 171) 39
3 credit, 3 periods/week

Waves and Oscillations: Differential equation of simple harmonic motion, Total energy and 11
average energy: Calculation and graphical representation. Lissajous’s figures, Spring-mass system;
Overview of damped and forced oscillations, Longitudinal and transverse wave, Phase velocity,
Superposition wave packets and group velocity. Electromagnetic waves: Maxwell’s equations,
Wave equation, Plane electromagnetic waves, Energy-momentum, Electromagnetic Waves in
conductors, skin depth.
Crystallography: Crystalline and non-crystalline solids, Single–crystal and polycrystalline solids, 6
Lattice, Basis, Unit cell, Basis vector and translation vector, Crystal systems, Packing fraction and
its calculations, NaCI and CsCl structure, Crystal planes and directions, Miller indices, Relation
between inter-planar spacing and Miller indices, Bragg’s law and crystal defects.
Optics: Interference: Introduction, Sinusoidal waves, Superposition of Waves, Theory of 12
Interference; Analytical treatment for intensity distribution, Condition for maxima and minima,
Wedge shaped films; Young’s double slit experiment: Description, Calculation for interference
fringes; Interference in thin films: interference due to reflected light; Analytical treatment. Newton’s
ring and its applications. Diffraction: Diffraction of light waves, Fraunhofer diffraction at a single
No. of
Lectures
slit, double slit Fraunhofer Diffraction Pattern, N-slit Fraunhofer Diffraction Pattern, Diffraction
grating, Resolving power. Polarization: Polarization of light, Production of polarized light, Types of

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polarization and their representation, Malus’ law, Brewster’s law; Polarizer and analyzer, Double
refraction, Interference of Polarized light: Quarter wave plates and Half wave plates, Optical
activity.
Wave Mechanics: Failure of classical physics, de Broglie waves, Uncertainty principle, Wave 10
function and Schrödinger equation, Probability interpretation. Introduction to potential barrier and
quantum tunneling, Potential well, Qualitative summary of simple harmonic oscillator and hydrogen
atom.

RESERVOIR ROCK AND FLUID PROPERTIES (PME 111) 39


3 credit, 3 periods/week

Introduction: An introduction to important concepts of rock, fluid and fluid flow in hydrocarbon 1
reservoirs.
Reservoir Fluid Properties: Density, Viscosity, Compressibility, Critical properties; Behavior of 8
gases; Phase behavior of liquids; Phase behavior of hydrocarbon systems; Reservoir fluid
characteristics.
Reservoir rock properties: Porosity, Factors which effect porosity, Methods of determining values 25
of porosity; Permeability, Relative permeability, Horizontal and vertical permeability, Two-phase
Relative permeability; Rock compressibility; Acoustic properties of rocks; Electrical properties of
rock, Resistivity index; Darcy’s equation, Application of Darcy’s equation; Fluid saturations, Rock
fluid interactions, Evaluation of Carman-Kozeny equation, the Klinkenberg correction , Porosity-
permeability relationship, Parameters effect effective permeability, Saturation of oil, water and gas,
Capillary pressure, Wettability, Capillarity, Effect on fluid distributions. Capillary pressure,
Measurement of capillary pressure. Pore size distribution, Significance in fluid distribution,
Laboratory methods for relative permeability determination.
Oil Field Formation Waters: General chemical composition; Importance in reservoir 5
characterization; Properties; Formation volume factor for water; Gas solubility; Cause of hydrate
formation.

CHEMISTRY LABORATORY(CHEM 172) 13 weeks


1.5 credit, 3 periods/week

Qualitative and Quantitative Chemical Analysis


Qualitative Analysis: 3 weeks
i) Identification of functional group of organic compounds.
ii) Presence of N, S and halogens in organic compounds.
Quantitative Chemical Analysis: Estimation of Zinc and copper from analysis of brass. 3 weeks
Compleximetric Titration: Determination of Nichel and sulphet by compleximetric titration. 3 weeks
Analysis of Fats and Oils: 3 weeks
i) Iodine value (IV)
ii) Safonification value (SV)
iii) Acid value (AV)
Quiz and viva. 1 week

PHYSICS LABORATORY(PHY 172) 13 weeks


1.5 credit, 3 period/week

Laboratory work will be based on Physics(PHY 171) course. 12 weeks


Quiz and viva. 1 week
No. of
Lectures
RESERVOIR ROCK AND FLUID PROPERTIES LABORATORY(PME 112) 6½ weeks
0.75 credit, 1.5 period/week

Fluid Properties: Surface tension, Density of liquid, Viscosity of a liquid, Vapor pressure of a 3 weeks
liquid.

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Rock Properties: Determination of porosity, Gas permeability, Porosity and pore size distribution, 3 weeks
Absolute permeability.
Sample preparation, Coring, Cutting, Polishing, inventory, Orientation, and dimensioning.
Water content determination (saturation)
Specific gravity of soil solids
Developing data analysis skills related to porosity and permeability.
Quiz and viva. ½ week

PETROLEUM AND MINING ENGINEERING


B. Sc. ENGINEERING LEVEL–2 (TERM-I)

Sl. Course Course Title Contact Credits


No. No. hour/week
THEORY
1 EEE 271 Fundamentals of Electrical 3 3
Engineering
2 Hum 271 Sociology and Technology 3 3
3 Math 271 Operational Calculus and Numerical 4 4
Analysis
4 ME 271 Engineering Mechanics 3 3
5 ME 273 Engineering Thermodynamics 3 3
6 PME 261 Rock Mechanics 3 3
SESSIONAL/LABORATORY
7 EEE 272 Fundamentals of Electrical 3 1.5
Engineering Laboratory
8 ME 272 Engineering Mechanics Laboratory 3 1.5
9 ME 274 Engineering Thermodynamics 1.5 0.75
Laboratory
10 PME 262 Rock Mechanics Laboratory 1.5 0.75
28 23.5
Contact Hours: 19 (Theo.) + 9 (Lab.) = 28 hours/week No. of Theory Courses = 6
Total Credits = 23.5 No. of Laboratory Courses = 4

COURSE CONTENT

No. of
Lectures
FUNDAMENTALS OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING(EEE 271) 39
3 credit, 3 period/week

Introduction: Sources of energy; General structure of electrical power systems, Power 4


Transmission and distribution via overhead lines and underground cables; Steam, Hydel, Gas and
Nuclear power generation.
DC Networks: Kickoff’s laws, Node voltage and mesh current methods, Delta-star and star-delta 8
conversion, Superposition principle, Thevenin’s and Norton’s theorems.
Single Phase AC Circuits: Single phase EMF generation, average and effective values of sinusoids, 11
solution of R,L,C series circuits, the j operator, complex representation of impedances phasor
diagram, power factor, power in complex notation, solution of parallel and series-parallel circuits.
Three Phase AC Circuits: Three phase EME generation, delta and Y-connections, line and phase 5
quantities, solution of three phase circuits, balanced supply voltage and balanced load, phasor
diagram, measurement of power in thee phase circuits, Three phase four wire circuits.

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Magnetic Circuits: Ampere’s circuital law, B-H curve, Solution of magnetic circuits, Hysteresis 5
and eddy current losses, Relays, an application of magnetic force, Basic principles of stepper motor.
Electrical Measuring Instruments: DC PMMC instruments, Shunt and multipliers, Multimeters, 6
Moving iron ammeters and voltmeters, Dynamometers, Wattmeter, AC watthour meter, Extension
of instrument ranges.
No. of
Lectures
SOCIOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGY(HUM 271) 39
3 credit, 3 period/week

Emergence and Early Development of Sociology: History and Scope of Sociology. Sociological 5
Perspective-Three major perspectives. Social forces in the development of sociology: French
revolution, industrial revolution and the rise of capitalism. Development of sociology in
Bangladesh.
Sociological Research Methods: Sociology as science, Scientific method for sociology, Basic 5
sociological research concepts. Ethics in sociological research.
Societies, Culture and Environment: Culture: Concept, Elements, and Types, Cultural lag, 8
Culture’s roots, Diversity of cultures, Subculture, Counter-culture, Cultural conflict, Nature and
culture. Societies: Society as a subjunctive reality, The individual and the society. Types of society:
From hunting-gathering to post-modern society. Tribal societies in Bangladesh and their social
development, Rural-urban family structure. Environment: The ideology of environmental
domination, The human nature of nature, The encounter of development and environment-
sustainability, Climate change and vulnerability of Bangladesh.
Socialization Process, Education and Personality: Meaning of socialization; Socialization agents: 7
Family, School, Gang, Mass media etc. Personality, Personality traits, Development of personality,
Type A behavior pattern, Hostility, Modification of hostility. Educational Institute in contemporary
society, Education and social control, The educational system’s functions, Education and gender.
Social Stratification and Work Division: Work and work division, Theory of classes and class 7
stratification. Class, Status and Power, Lifestyle and Social mobility. Companies and organization in
the digital era, Environment and engineering psychology–Fatigue, Job analysis, Pros and cons of
bureaucracy. Leadership and group dynamic, Work organization in the company, Taylorism,
Fordism, Post-Fordism, Toyotism; Unemployment: Social characteristics and problems.
Globalization, Sustainability Concept: Understanding the concept of sustainability and its degree 7
in the development of Bangladesh, Ecological footprint, Sustainable consumption. Impact of
globalization on poor, Supporting rural development and natural resources, Consequences of mining
and excessive energy uses on the climate change.

OPERATIONAL CALCULUS AND NUMERICAL ANALYSIS(MATH 271) 52


4 credit, 4 period/week

Matrix: Rank and inverse of a matrix, Solution of system of linear equations, Consistency 7
conditions, Eigenvalues and eigenvectors, Cayley-Hamilton theorem, Quadratic form.
Complex Variable: Limit, Continuity and differentiability, Analytic of functions, Cauchy Riemann 3
equations, Power series, Taylor series, Laurent series.
Fourier Analysis: Fourier series, Fourier integral, Fourier transform, Inverse Fourier Transform 9
and their Engineering applications.
Laplace Transform(LT): Introduction, Laplace transform, Properties of Laplace transform, Inverse 9
Laplace transforms, Derivative and Integral of LT., Convolution theorem, Heavisides expansion
formula and their applications to Engineering.
Numerical Solution of Algebraic and Transcendental Equations: Introduction, Bisection 9
method, Method of successive approximations, Newton-Raphson method and its geometrical
interpretation, Convergence condition and rate of convergence of the method. Related engineering
problems. Solution of system of linear equations using direct and iterative method.
Interpolation: Finite differences, Forward and backward differences, Difference table, difference of 15
polynomial. Newton forward and backward interpolation formula, Central and divided differences,
Newton general interpolation formula, Lagrange’s interpolation formula, Numerical differentiation
and integration, Numerical solution of ordinary differential equations: Taylor’s Series method,
Picard’s method, Euler’s method and Runge-kutta method.
No. of

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Lectures
ENGINEERING MECHANICS(ME 271) 39
3 credit, 3 period/week

Fundamental Concepts: Free body diagram, Concurrent / coplanar / non-coplanar force systems, 1
Resultant of forces, Resolution of forces.
Equilibrium of Particles: Conditions for equilibrium, Moments of force in vector notation, 2
Resultant of force couple system.
Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies: Rectangular components of forces in plane and space, Moment of 3
forces and couples, resolution of a given force or force system into a force and couple, Wrench,
Equivalent force system.
Analysis of Structures: Trusses and frames, Forces in members, Zero force member. 3
Belt, Rope and Chain Drive: Belt: types: Flat and V- belt, Selection, Length of open and cross belt 5
drives, Power transmitted by belt, Ratio of driving tension, Condition for transmission of maximum
power, Rope drive, ratio of driving tensions for rope, Chain drive, Kinematics of chain drive.
Centroid and Center of Gravity: Line, Area, Volume, Composite bodies. Moment of inertia of 3
area, masses; Parallel axis theorem.
Gear Train: Simple and compound gear train, Different types of gear train and their applications. 3
Kinematics of Particles: Rectilinear and curvilinear motion of particles, Position vector, Velocity 3
and acceleration, Derivative of vector functions.
Kinetics of Particles in Two Dimensions: Newton's second law of motion- dynamic equilibrium, 3
angular momentum and its rate of change; motion under a central force.
Energy and Momentum Methods: Principle of work and energy; Conservation of energy; 5
Principle of impulse and momentum; Impulsive motion, Impact, Linear and angular momentum of
system of particles.
Kinetics of Rigid Bodies in Two Dimensions: Translation, rotation about a fixed axis; 4
Absolute/relative velocity and absolute/relative acceleration in plane motion, Instantaneous center of
rotation.
Plane Motion of Rigid Bodies: Equation of motions for a plane body, Angular momentum and its 4
rate of change, D'Alemberts principle; Constrained plane motion; Principle of work and energy;
Conservation of energy and angular momentum; Principle of impulse and momentum.

ENGINEERING THERMODYNAMICS(ME 273) 39


3 credit, 3 period/week

Introduction to Thermodynamics: Introduction to SI system of units; Definition of 6


thermodynamics; Thermodynamic system and control volume; Classes of systems; Thermodynamic
properties, Processes and cycles; Reversible and irreversible processes; Flow and non-flow
processes; Constant volume, Constant pressure, Isothermal, Adiabatic, Polytrophic and isentropic
processes; Thermodynamic equilibrium; Zeroth law of thermodynamics.
First Law of Thermodynamics: The first law of thermodynamics; Non-flow energy equation; 6
Internal energy; Enthalpy; Law of conservation of energy; Corollaries of First Law, Specific heats;
Relation between specific heats; Application of the first law to some common closed system
processes; The first law as applied to open system; steady flow energy equation; applications of the
steady flow energy equation.
Pure Substance: Definition; phase of a pure substance; phase changes; independent properties of a 4
pure substance; p-T, p-v, T-s and h-s diagrams; triple point and critical point; tables of
thermodynamic properties of steam; Mollier Diagram.
Second Law of Thermodynamics: Limitation of the first law of thermodynamics; Heat engines and 4
heat pumps; Corollaries of the 2nd law, Efficiencies of reversible engines, Thermodynamics
temperature scale; Entropy, Temperature-entropy diagrams for gases and vapors, Entropy changes
for a perfect gas undergoing various reversible processes.

No. of
Lectures
Perfect Gas: Equation of state of a perfect gas; Internal energy, enthalpy and specific heat 6
capacities of a perfect gas; Coefficient of volume expansion and isothermal compressibility for a
perfect gas; Various reversible processes undergone by a perfect gas; Perfect gas mixtures;

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Gibbs-Dalton law; Relations involving pressure, volume and composition, internal energy, enthalpy
and specific heats of mixtures.
Internal Combustion Engines: Introduction of petrol and diesel engines; Working principle of 5
both 4-stroke and 2-stroke engines; Introduction of main parts. Indicated power, brake power and
mechanical efficiency calculations. Air standard Otto and Diesel cycles; p-v and T-s diagrams of
cycles.
Vapor Power Cycles: Vapor power cycle; Rankine cycle; Reheat cycle; calculations of cycle 4
efficiency.
Vapor Compression Refrigeration Systems: Simple vapor compression refrigeration cycle. p-h 4
and T-s diagrams. Actual cycle and its analysis. Study of compressor, condenser, expansion device
and evaporator used in a refrigeration system.

ROCK MECHANICS(PME 261) 39


3 credit, 3 period/week

Principles of rock mechanics applied to mining; Ground stresses, strain, rock properties and 39
behavior; Rock mass characteristics; Surface subsidence, Slope stability, Roof control plan; Design
of entry, Pillar, and bolt systems. Stresses around excavations; Convergence and stress
measurements; Laboratory techniques and experiments.

FUNDAMENTALS OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY 13 weeks


(EEE 272)
1.5 credit, 3 period/week

Laboratory experiments will be based on EEE 271 course. 12 weeks


Quiz and viva. 1 week

ENGINEERING MECHANICS LABORATORY(ME 272) 13 weeks


1.5 credit, 3 period/week

Solution of problems based on ME 271. 6 weeks


Study and experiments on: 6 weeks
i) Resolution and combination of forces
ii) Beams - a) Principle of moments b) The beam balance, c) Levers, d) Beam reactions.
iii) Lifting devices - a) Pulleys, b) Differential wheel and axle, c) Weston differential chain
block.
iv) Belt and chain drives a) Simple belt drives, b) Belt friction
v) Gearing-Simple gear trains.
vi) Crank Mechanism - a) Simple crank Mechanism, b) Quick Return Mechanism.
vii) Potential and kinetic energy
viii) Dynamics of particles.
ix) Flywheel.
x) Journal bearing friction.
xi) Simple and compound Pendulum.
xii) Spring mass system, etc.
Quiz and viva. 1 week

No. of
Lectures
ENGINEERING THERMODYNAMICS LABORATORY(ME 274) 6½ weeks
0.75 credit, 1.5 period/week

i) Study of models of IC Engines. 6 weeks


ii) Determination of specific humidity, relative humidity and dew point.
iii) Use and calibration of speed measuring instruments, wind velocity measuring instruments and
temperature measuring instruments.

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iv) Distillation of petroleum fuel.


v) Determination of flash point and fire point of diesel and petrol.
vi) Experiments on refrigeration system and air cooler.
Quiz and Viva ½ week

ROCK MECHANICS LABORATORY(PME 262) 6½ weeks


0.75 credit, 1.5 period/week

Uni-Axial, Tri-Axial stress measurement; Shearing stress, strain measurement, elastic limit, plastic 6 weeks
limit, compression test, cohesion angle measurement, hydrau-static test, etc.
Quiz and viva. ½ week

PETROLEUM AND MINING ENGINEERING


B. Sc. ENGINEERING LEVEL–2 (TERM-II)
Sl. Course Course Title Contact Credits
No. No. hour/week
THEORY
1 CSE 271 Introduction to Computer 3 3
Programming
2 Math 273 Engineering Statistics 3 3
3 ME 275 Fluid Mechanics 3 3
4 ME 277 Strength of Materials 3 3
5 PME 263 Mine Surveying 3 3
SESSIONAL/LABORATORY
6 CSE 272 Introduction to Computer 3 1.5
Programming Laboratory
7 ME 276 Fluid Mechanics Laboratory 1.5 0.75
8 ME 278 Strength of Materials Laboratory 1.5 0.75
9 PME 264 Mine Surveying Laboratory 3 1.5
24 19.5
Contact Hours: 15 (Theo.) + 9 (Lab.) = 24 hours/week No. of Theory Courses = 5
Total Credits = 19.5 No. of Laboratory Courses = 4

COURSE CONTENT
No. of
Lectures
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER PROGRAMMING(CSE 271) 39
3 credit, 3 period/week

Introduction to Computer Fundamentals: Types and generation of computer, Basic organization 12


and functional units; Input, output and memory devices; Keyboard, Mouse, CD ROM, Printers,
Floppy disk, Hard disk, Magnetic tape, etc.
Software and Application: Types of software, System software, Applications software, Operating 12
systems.
High Level Programming Language: Programming algorithms and flow chart. Information 15
representation in digital computers. Elements of computer structures and languages. Principles of
programming, Structured programming and Object oriented programming concepts. Writing,
Debugging and running programs: Variables, Data Types, Operators and Expressions, Control flow,
Procedures and Functions, Arrays, Records, Pointers input/output system, Graphics.

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ENGINEERING STATISTICS(MATH 273) 39


3 credit, 3 period/week

Correlation: Scatter diagrams, Correlation co-efficient, Rank correlation, Correlation ratio, 3


Theorems on correlations.
Regression Analysis: Linear regression, Equation of the line of regression, Regression co-efficient, 4
Curve fitting, Method of least square.
Probability: Mathematical and statistical definitions, Additive and multiplicative rule of 4
probability, Conditional probability, Baye’s theorem.
No. of
Lectures
Random Variables: Discrete and continuous random variables, Probability mass function, 4
Probability density function, Cumulative distribution functions, Mathematical expectation.
Discrete Probability Distribution: Binomial distribution, Negative binomial distribution, 6
Geometric distribution, Poisson’s distribution.
Continuous Probability Distribution: Normal distribution, Exponential distribution, Chi-square 6
distribution, t and F- distributions.
Sampling Distribution: Population, Sample mean, Sample variance, Central limit theorem, 4
Sampling distribution from a normal population.
Estimation: Point estimation, Interval estimation, Confidence interval, Degrees of freedom, 4
Confidence interval of mean for known and unknown variances.
Test of Hypothesis: Statistical hypothesis, Level of significance, Type I and Type II error, One 4
tailed and two tailed tests, Tests for proportions.

FLUID MECHANICS(ME 275) 39


3 credit, 3 period/week

Introduction: Fundamental concepts, Viscosity, Compressibility, Surface tension and capillarity, 5


Vapor pressure, Manometers and other pressure measuring devices.
Fluid Statics: Pressure at a point, pressure gradient, Pressure on flat and curved surfaces immersed 4
in fluids, center of pressure. Buoyancy and flotation, Metacentre and metacentric height, Stability of
submerged and floating bodies.
Kinematics of Fluid Flow: Velocity and acceleration of fluid particles, types of fluid flow, systems 7
and control volumes; one and two dimensional flow; continuity equation. Eulers' equation and
Bernoulis' equation. Energy equation with or without losses, comparison of energy equation with
Bernaullis equation, kinetic energy correction factor. Flow measuring devices. Flow through sharp
edged orifice, the pitot tube, the venturi-meter, the flow nozzle and orifice meter.
Dimensional Analysis: Fundamental and derived units, Buckinghum theorem, significance of 2
dimensionless numbers, Application of dimensional analysis in fluid flow problems.
Fluid Machinery: Introduction to roto-dynamic and positive displacement machinery; Euler's pump 6
turbine equation. Degrees of reaction. Impulse and reaction turbine classification; performance of
Pelton wheel, Francis turbine and Kaplan turbine; characteristic curves, governing of turbines,
selections and model test of turbine.
Reciprocating Compressors: Work of compression; Single stage compressor; Multistage 3
compressor with inter cooling; Volumetric efficiency.
Centrifugal Compressors: Principle of operation, work done and pressure rise, Velcoity diagram 4
for centrifugal compressor, Slip factor, Stage pressure rise, Loading coefficient, Diffuser, Degree of
reaction, Effect of impeller blade profile, Pre-whirl and inlet guide vanes, Centrifugal Compressor
characteristic curves.
Reciprocating Pumps: Working principle of reciprocating pump. Types of reciprocating pumps, 4
Work done by reciprocating pump; Co-efficient of discharge, Slip, Cavitation of reciprocating
pumps; Effect of acceleration of piston on velocity and pressure in the suction and delivery pipes.
Centrifugal Pumps: Work done and efficiency of centrifugal pumps, Advantage over reciprocating 4
pumps, Types of centrifugal pumps, Characteristics curves. Priming, Troubles and remedies,
Specific speed. Pumps in series and in parallel, Multistage pumps, Turbine pump, Selection of
pumps.

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STRENGTH OF MATERIALS(ME 277) 39


3 credit, 3 period/week

Simple Stress and Strain: Introduction, Analysis of internal forces. Tension, Compression, Shear 3
stress, Axial stress in composites. Shearing, Bending, Centrifugal and thermal stresses, Strain and
deformation, Stress-strain diagram, Elasticity and elastic limits.
No. of
Lectures
Modulus of Elasticity and Rigidity: Definition of some mechanical properties of materials, 5
Poission’s ratio, Volumetric strain and bulk modulus. Relation between modulus of elasticity and
bulk modulus, Statically indeterminate members. Stresses in thin walled pressure vessels.
Statically Determinate Beams: Introduction, Different types of loading and supports, Shear force 15
and bending moment diagram, Various types of stresses in beams, Flexure formula, Economic
sections, Shearing stress in beam, General shear formula, Deflection of beams, Elastic curve,
Method of double integration, Area moment and super-position methods, Shearing stress and
deflection in composite beams.
Statically Indeterminate Beams: Redundant supports in propped and restrained beams, Solution 5
by double integration. Area moment and superposition methods. Design of restrained beams,
Continuous beams. The three moment equation, Determination of support reactions of continuous
beam, Shear and moment diagram.
Torsion: Torsion formula, Angle of twist of solid and hollow shaft, Torsional stiffness and 3
equivalent shaft, Classed coil helical spring.
Combined Stresses and Strains: Principal stresses and principal planes, Combined axial and 4
bending stresses, Stress at a point, Stress on inclined cutting planes, Analytical method for the
determination of stresses on oblique section, Mohr’s circle, Application of Mohr’s circle to
combined loading. Transformation of strain components, Strain rosette. Relation between modulus
of rigidity and modulus of elasticity.
Column Theory: Introduction to elastic stability, Euler’s formula for central load and different end 4
conditions, Modes of failure and critical load, Slenderness ratio and classification of columns,
Empirical formula for columns, secant formula for columns with eccentric loading.

MINE SURVEYING (PME 263) 39


3 credit, 3 period/week

Principles of Mine Surveying, Fundamentals of surveying, Levelling, Levelling instruments, 14


Theodolites, Tachometry, Triangulation, Contouring, EDM and modern instruments, Errors and
adjustments.
Correlation survey, Stope and open pit surveying, Subsidence survey, Curve ranging, Mine plan and 14
projection, Photogrammetry, Field astronomy, Statutory requirements.
Introduction to geodesy, Geodetic surveying and GPS, Deformation monitoring surveys, Map 11
projection coordinates and calculations, Correlation of surface surveys with underground surveys,
Shaft plumbing, Transfer of height, and coordinates, Concept of azimuth.

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER PROGRAMMING LABORATORY 13 weeks


(CSE 272)
1.5 credit, 3 period/week

Structured programming and object oriented programming based on CSE 271. 12 weeks
Quiz and viva. 1 week

FLUID MECHANICS LABORATORY (ME 276) 6½ weeks


0.75 credit, 1.5 period/week

i) Verification of Bernoulli’s equation. 6 weeks


ii) Determination of coefficient of discharge by orifice.
iii) Determination of coefficient of discharge by venturimeter.
iv) Determination of head loss due to friction, bend, sudden expansion, sudden contraction, in gate

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and globe valves.


v) Performance test of pumps.
Quiz and viva. ½ week

STRENGTH OF MATERIALS LABORATORY (ME 278) 6½ weeks


0.75 credit, 1.5 period/week

Experiments based on ME 277 6 weeks


1) Tensile test
2) Compression test
3) Hardness test
4) Impact test
5) Fatigue test
6) Determination of stresses in thick and thin walled cylinder.
Quiz and viva. ½ week

MINE SURVEYING LABORATORY (PME 264) 13 weeks


1.5 credit, 3 period/week

Surveying based on PME 263 course. 12 weeks


Quiz and viva. 1 week

PETROLEUM AND MINING ENGINEERING


B. Sc. ENGINEERING LEVEL–3 (TERM-I)

Sl. Course Course Title Contact Credits


No. No. hour/week
THEORY
1 EEE 371 Electrical and Electronic 3 3
Engineering
2 PME 311 Reservoir Engineering 3 3
3 PME 313 Well Logging and Formation 3 3
Evaluation
4 PME 315 Drilling Engineering 3 3
5 PME 361 Minerals Processing 3 3
SESSIONAL/LABORATORY
6 EEE 372 Electrical and Electronic 3 1.5
Engineering Laboratory
7 PME 314 Well Logging Laboratory 1.5 0.75
8 PME 334 Drilling Fluids Laboratory 3 1.5
9 PME 362 Minerals Processing Laboratory 3 1.5
25.5 20.25
Contact Hours: 15 (Theo.) + 10.5 (Lab.) = 25.5 hours/week No. of Theory Courses = 5
Total Credits = 20.25 No. of Laboratory Courses = 4

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COURSE CONTENT
No. of
Lectures
ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING(EEE 371) 39
3 credit, 3 period/week

Electrical Machines: DC generators: Construction, operation and types, DC motors: Operation, 13


classification, characteristics and applications. Transformers: Operation and classification, Three
Phase Induction Motors: Working principle, characteristics and starting, Alternators: Working
principle and synchronization, Synchronous Motors: Operation and applications.
Electronics: p-n junction diode, rectifiers, BJT: Switching and amplification. 7
Power Supply: Choice of voltage, surface and underground supply, Mine cable construction, 8
installation, fault location, Switchgears, Earthing methods, Protective devices: over current and over
voltage.
Control and Instrumentation: Introduction to control system, open loop and closed loop system, 11
remote control, sequence control, introduction to programmable logic controller, embedded
controller. Drives: DC drives: single phase half wave converter drives, AC drives: Induction motor
drives-Stator voltage and rotor voltage control Transducers: Electrical Transducers, Advantages of
Electrical Transducer, Resistance Thermometers, Thermistor, Thermocouple, Integrated Circuit
temperature sensors, Linear Variable Differential Transformer (LVDT), Capacitive Transducer:
Piezo-electric Transducer, Opto-electronic transducers. Sensors for measurement of various
operational parameters, environmental parameters and safety parameters in underground and open
pit mines.

RESERVOIR ENGINEERING(PME 311) 39


3 credit, 3 period/week

Oil, Gas and Condensate Reservoir Systems: Oil-gas, Oil-gas-water, Oil-water, Gas-water and 2
gas-condensate systems in conventional and unconventional reservoirs.

No. of
Lectures
Reservoir Drive Mechanisms: Role of fluid expansion and rock compression, Solution gas drive, 2
Gas cap drive, Natural water drive and Compaction drive.
Recovery Mechanisms: Oil production due to aquifer water and injected water; Oil production 2
associated with free gas influx and associated with solution gas.
Material Balance: Derivation of oil-gas-water material balance equations; Reduction of the general 3
form of material balance equation; Application of material balance analysis to field production data
in order to determine oil in place and gas-cap size; Oil field material balance analysis; Material
balance equations for gas reservoirs; Analysis and prediction of reservoir performance by use of
material balance. Estimate Recovery factor; Water influx calculation.
Rate Decline Analysis: Exponential Decline, Harmonic Decline and Hyperbolic Decline methods, 3
Production Plots; Determination of Hyperbolic-Decline-Curve Parameters Using Linear Regression;
Hyperbolic-Decline-Curve Analysis Using Nonlinear Regression on a Spreadsheet; Reservoir
performance by use of decline curves.
Estimation of Reserve and Resources: Petroleum resources classification; Reserve estimation by 2
volumetric method, material balance method, pressure and production decline methods; Simulation
method; Uncertainties in reserve estimation.
Flow Through Porous Media and Flow Equations: Reservoir geometry; Coordinate system; 4
Derivation fluid flow equations; continuity equation, Darcy´s equation, fluid and rock equations,
initial and boundary conditions, analytical solution, steady and transient states, Diffusivity equation,
General form of flow equation using Black Oil PVT relationships, Multiphase flow; Non-horizontal
flow; Multidimensional flow in Cartesian, cylindrical and spherical coordinate systems.
Introduction to Oil-Water Flow: Derivation of oil-water flow equations; relative permeabilities 2
and capillary pressures, drainage and imbibition curves, initial pressure and saturation profiles in
reservoirs by equilibrium calculations, definition of water-oil contacts as either highest level of

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100% water saturation or as free surface level where capillary pressure is zero.
Introduction to Oil-Gas Flow in Saturated and Undersaturated Reservoir: Derivation of oil-gas 2
flow equations, free gas, solution gas, relative permeabilities and capillary pressures and Black Oil
fluid properties.
Introduction to Gas-Water Flow: Derivation of gas-water flow equations, relative permeabilities 2
and capillary pressures, drainage and imbibition curves, initial pressure and saturation profiles in
reservoirs by equilibrium calculations, definition of water-gas contacts as either highest level of
100% water saturation or as free surface level where capillary pressure is zero.
Introduction to Oil-Gas-Water Flow: Derivation of oil-gas-water flow equations; relative 2
permeabilities and capillary pressures and Black Oil fluid properties, drainage and imbibition
curves, initial pressure and saturation profiles in reservoirs by equilibrium calculations, definition of
water-oil contacts as either highest level of 100% water saturation, or as free surface level where
capillary pressure is zero.
Microscopic and Macroscopic Displacement of Fluids in Reservoir: Introduction to Buckley- 5
Leverett problem; Fractional flow equation; Typical saturation profile in a linear system;
Determination of front and average saturations at break-through; Effects of mobility ratios and
fractional flow curve on saturation profile; Frontal advance equation; Computation of water
saturation profile for displacement of oil.
Buckley-Leverett solution; Effects of mobility ratio, gravity and capillary pressure; Diffuse and
segregated flow conditions; Factors affecting flow conditions; Gas displacement of oil; Summing up
of Buckley-Leverett analysis.
Dietz stability analysis; Derivation of equation for oil-water system; Displacement of oil by gas;
Stability of gas displacement vs. by water displacement.
No. of
Lectures
Displacement in layered reservoirs with communication and negligible capillary pressure; System
description; Assumptions; Pressure gradients; Dykstra-Parson´s method for isolated layers; Darcy
velocity vs. frontal velocity; Derivation of formulas; Rearranging layers; Procedure for application;
Displacement in layered reservoirs with capillary pressure and communication; Displacement under
vertical equilibrium (VE) conditions.
Enhanced Recovery: Introduction to water flooding, chemical flooding and thermal recovery. 2
Aquifer Influx: Introduction to Carter-Tracy aquifers, Fetkovich aquifers, constant flux aquifers 2
and numerical aquifers.
Natural Fractured Reservoir (NFR): Introduction to fractured reservoirs; Concept of dual 2
porosity system; Warren-Root model; Matrix properties and fracture properties; Flow in fractured
systems; Water flooding of fractured system; Recovery by water flooding of a discontinuous and
strongly water-wet system; Discussion of recovery of oil by spontaneous imbibitions and forced
imbibition for mixed-wet reservoirs; Effect of capillary continuity between matrix blocks on
recovery; Gas-oil gravity drainage in fractured reservoirs; Effect of capillary continuity on recovery.
Role and Responsibilities of Reservoir Engineer: Reservoir characterization, reservoir modeling, 2
production optimization and forecasting, field development and reservoir management.
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WELL LOGGING AND FORMATION EVALUATION (PME 313)
3 credit, 3 period/week
Introduction to Formation Evaluation: Direct methods (Mud logging, Coring, Core analysis and 4
its importance), Indirect Methods: Wire-line (Open hole and Cased hole) logging.
Well logging Techniques: Electrical, radioactive, acoustic, and magnetic properties of rocks and
fluids; Borehole environment and measurement with caliper log; Lithology logs-Spontaneous 16
Potential & Gamma Ray log; Resistivity logs; Porosity logs (Basic principles, types of tools,
limitation and applications).
Production and Special type of logging: Production logging, Casing inspection tools, CBL/VDL, 6
SFT/RFT, NMR logging principles and Applications; Borehole Images.
Log Interpretation and Analysis Techniques: 10
a) Standard log interpretation methods.
b) Cross-Plotting methods: Pickett plot, Neutron-Density, Sonic-Density and Sonic-Neutron, M-N
and MID Lithology plot etc.
c) Interpretation of Shaly sand, Clean sand Formation and gas bearing formation.
Log Interpretation case studies 3

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DRILLING ENGINEERING (PME 315) 39


3 credit, 3 period/week

Drilling Fluids: The formulation of the base fluid and additives; Classification and selection 5
criterion; Rheology; Density and filter properties; Clay mineralogy and reactions; Chemical and
mechanical hole stability; Design of drilling fluids; Application of drilling fluids simulation
software.
Drillings Bits: Types; Rock failure mechanisms; Selection, evaluation and optimization; Tooth and 3
bearing wear; Penetration rate; Operation and termination; Vibrations and stick/slip during drilling
operations and optimize BHA performance; Various combinations of drill bit options, drilling
assembly components, drill string designs, surface parameters, component placement, formation
characteristics, and overbalance pressures.
Casing Design: Standardization; API performance properties; Design criterion and consideration. 2
Cements: Composition; Additives; Testing; Standardization; Placement techniques; Deepwater 3
cementing; Concrete-based oilwell cementing; CO2-resistant cement; Cementing UGS wells; Self-
healing cement system; Gas migration control, Lost circulation; Mud removal; Cementing
equipment; Application of cementing software.
Drilling Hydraulics: Hydrostatic pressure in fluids column; Annular pressure; Buoyancy; Nonstatic 5
well conditions; Flow through jet bit; Rheological models; Fluids circulation; Laminar and turbulent
pressure loss in pipes and annuli; Pump pressure schedule; Surge pressures; Slip velocity; Hydraulic
optimization; Pressure control; Mud transport; Security aspects; Well bore stability; Application of
simulators.
Formation Pore Pressure and Fracture Resistance: Pressure in sedimentary formations; Methods 3
of estimating pore pressure and fracture resistance.
Directional Drilling: History and background; Reasons for directional drilling; Drilling 5
methodology; High deviation and horizontal borehole; Axial movements; Rotation and pumping;
Borehole steering; Directional change and control; Design and implement borehole trajectories;
Borehole trajectories calculation and accuracies; Force balance in borehole; Kickoff and trajectory
change; Borehole tractors; Slimhole; Coiled tubing; Principles of the BHA; Deflection tools;
Directional drilling measurements; Horizontal, vertical, and complex directional wells and
sidetracks.
MWD and LWD: Measurements for geosteering, formation evaluation, and drilling optimization. 2
Mud Logging.
Drilling Tools: Tubular, jars and accelerators, Reamers and stabilizers, Rhino 2
reamers, underreamers, Thomas tools.
MPD and UBD: Underbalanced and managed pressure drilling; Rotating control devices; Drilling 2
pressure controls; Kick detection; Nitrogen gas.
Fishing and Sidetracking : Recovery of pipe and equipment lost downhole, including through- 2
tubing treatments, and well abandonment; Fishing, sidetracking and whipstocks, Thru-tubing
intervention, Well abandonment, Wireline pipe recovery.
Solids Control and Waste Management: Technologies for solids control and drilling waste 2
management and disposal.
Specialty Applications: Drilling in technically challenging environments. Deepwater drilling, 3
directional casing while drilling , extended-reach drilling , high-pressure drilling, high-temperature
drilling, multilateral systems, unconventional resources. Roles and responsibilities of drilling
engineer.

MINERALS PROCESSING(PME 361) 39


3 credit, 3 period/week

Introduction to mineral processing. 4


Fundamental operations and their efficiency in mineral processing. Methods of sizing of mineral 10
particles.
Methods of separation. Dry and water-based separation process, dense media separation. Froth 15
floatation leaching process. Screen and centrifuges. Flocculation and thickening. Filtration tailing
disposal.
Flow sheet design, examples and computer applications for process simulation. 10

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ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING LABORATORY(EEE 13 weeks


372)
1.5 credit, 3 period/week

Laboratory experiments based on theory course. 12 weeks


Quiz and viva. 1 week
No. of
Lectures
WELL LOGGING LABORATORY(PME 314) 6½ weeks
0.75 credit, 1.5 period/week
2 weeks
Introduction of well logging tools and recording devices; Measurement of electrical, radioactive,
acoustic, magnetic properties of rocks and fluids; Performing resistivity logs; The spontaneous
potential log, gamma ray log, porosity logs, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) log and caliper log
in experimental boreholes.
Formation evaluation case studies on different types of formations by interpretation of resistivity 4 weeks
logs; The spontaneous potential log, gamma ray log, porosity logs, nuclear magnetic resonance
(NMR) log and caliper log.
½ week
Quiz and viva.

DRILLING FLUIDS LABORATORY (PME 334) 13 weeks


1.5 credit, 3 period/week

Classification of drilling fluids; API recommended drilling fluids testing; Diagnostic test: The mud 5 weeks
balance, the marsh funnel, the rotational viscometer.
PH determination, the API filter press, chemical analysis, alkalinity, chloride concentration, water 7 weeks
hardness, sand content, mud retort, cation exchange capacity of clays; Pilot tests.
Quiz and viva. 1 week

MINERALS PROCESSING LABORATORY (PME 362) 13 weeks


1.5 credit, 3 period/week

Laboratory investigations of the unit operations and principles of mineral processing including ore 12 weeks
preparation (size reduction, mineral liberation and classification) and mineral recovery (froth
flotation, electrostatic separation, magnetic separation, and solid-liquid separation). Carry out
material balance calculations for mineral processing circuit and nominate appropriate process for
their beneficiations.
Quiz and viva. 1 week

PETROLEUM AND MINING ENGINEERING


B. Sc. ENGINEERING LEVEL–3 (TERM-II)

Sl. Course Course Title Contact Credits


No. No. hour/week
THEORY
1 ME 317 Heat and Mass Transfer 3 3
2 PME 321 Petroleum Production Engineering 3 3
3 PME 323 Natural Gas Engineering 3 3
4 PME 325 Petroleum Refining Technology 2 2
5 PME 363 Mining Systems 3 3
6 PME 365 Shaft Sinking and Tunneling 3 3

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SESSIONAL/LABORATORY
7 ME 318 Heat Transfer Laboratory 1.5 0.75
8 PME 324 Natural Gas Engineering Laboratory 3 1.50
9 PME 364 Mining Systems Laboratory 1.5 0.75
10 PME 352 Computational Laboratory 1.5 0.75
11 PME 354 Field Work/ Industrial Training * 0.75
24.5 21.50

Contact Hours: 17 (Theo.) + 7.5 (Lab.) = 24.5 hours/week No. of Theory Courses = 6
Total Credits = 21.50 *Excluding field work/Industrial Training No. of Laboratory Courses = 5

COURSE CONTENT
No. of
Lectures
HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER (ME 317) 39
3 credit, 3 period/week

Modes of Heat Transfer: Introduction to basic modes of heat transfer. Basic concept of Radiation. 2
Conduction: Law of conduction, general heat conduction equation. Steady-state one-dimensional 7
heat conduction: plane wall, cylinder, sphere, composite structures. Straight fins of rectangular and
triangular profiles. Consideration of variable thermal conductivity and systems with heat sources.
Overall heat transfer coefficient, critical thickness of insulation, thermal contact resistance.
Steady State Two-Dimensional Conduction: Analytical and numerical solutions. 2
Unsteady State Conduction: Lumped heat capacity system, transient heat flow in a semi-infinite 4
solid, transient heat flow with a convection boundary condition.
Convection: Different types of flow and convection, boundary layer concepts, dimensional analysis 3
of forced and natural convection.
Forced Convection: Laminar flow over a flat plate; Momentum, energy and integral equations; 6
Local and average heat transfer coefficients; Forced convection turbulent flow over a flat plate;
Forced convection inside tubes and ducts; Forced convection across cylinders and spheres. Flow
across tube banks.
Natural Convection: Natural convection from horizontal and vertical plates and cylinders. 2
Heat Transfer With Change of Phase: Condensation, types of condensation; Condensation over 4
flat surfaces, inside and outside tubes. Boiling, types of boiling, boiling curve, heat transfer in
boiling, heat pipe.
Heat Exchanger: Basic types of heat exchanger, LMTD, heat exchanger efficiency, fouling and 6
scaling of exchanger surface, NTU method of heat exchanger design, applications of heat
exchangers.
Mass Transfer: Fick's law of diffusion, mass transfer coefficient, evaporation of moisture from 3
wetted surfaces to surrounding gases.

PETROLEUM PRODUCTION ENGINEERING (PME 321) 39


3 credit, 3 period/week

Introduction to Production System, Rules and responsibilities of a petroleum production engineer. 1


Production from Under Saturated Oil Reservoir, Two Phase and gas reservoir 3
Well Deliverability and Total System Analysis: Well deliverability and Production Optimization 8
using NodalTM Analysis -inflow performance relationship and outflow performance relationship,
IPR and OPR relationship, non Darcy’s flow IPR, Future IPR
Single and Multiple Flow Basics: Definitions and variables, flow patterns. 2
Sources of formation damage, Hawkins formula and skin component, skin from partial completion 5
and slant, well perforation and skin effect.

Well stimulation techniques : Matrix Acidizing-Acid/Rock Interactions, Sandstone and Carbonate 4


Acidizing Design etc.
Artificial lifting methods and their design: Artificial gas lift, ESP, beam pump, plunger pump etc 6

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Special Topics: Gas well loading, , hydraulic fracturing, sand control- gravel pack, wire mesh etc.; 4
Flow through restrictions and measurements/metering; Production chemistry basics (wax, scale,
corrosion, emulsions), horizontal well production, asset/field development plan, production related
environmental problems.
Well Completion and Design: Introduction to well completion and production operations, 6
Reservoir, Geologic and mechanical factors affecting well-completion design, Well completion
types and applications-Gravel pack completion, Design of production tubing, Subsurface production
and control equipment, Completion and work-over fluids, Design of perforating operations, primary
and remedial cementing jobs, sand control operations; Horizontal and novel completion technology,
Different down hole tests used in well completions, Work-over planning fundamentals.

NATURAL GAS ENGINEERING (PME 323) 39


3 credit, 3 period/week

An Overview of Natural Gas Properties: Introduction, review of definitions and fundamental 3


principles, chemical composition of natural gas, properties of natural gases and volatile hydrocarbon
liquids.
Phase Behavior of Natural Gas Systems: Phase behavior, vapor-liquid equilibrium data and 3
computation, water hydrocarbon systems and related matter in natural gas production, study of gas
and gas-condensate reservoirs, gas production from condensate and oil fields.
Natural Gas Process Plant Operation: A detailed review of design and operation criteria 8
encountered in the production and well head treatment of natural gas, field separation and
absorption processes, dehydration and sweetening of natural gas.
Gas Compression: Types, compressor selection, procession processes, designing reciprocating and 2
centrifugal compressors.
Gas Flow Measurements and Control: Fundamentals of gas flow through conduits, orifice meters. 4
Meter-run installation. Flow control and pressure regulating instruments. Critical flow proverb
principles of gas transportation through pipeline.

Decline Curve Analysis for Gas Well: Introduction to decline curve analysis, Conventional 4
analysis techniques (Exponential, Harmonic and Hyperbolic decline), Decline type curves
(Fetkovich and Carter)
3
Gas Well Testing: General gas well test types, purposes and design consideration, fundamentals of
pressure transient testing of gas wells;
Gas well Deliverability test; Determination of static and flowing bottom-hole pressures. Material 5
balances, reserves, recovery.
Liquid Hydrocarbon: LPG and liquid hydrocarbon recovery. 2
Environmental Aspects and Safety: Environmental issues related of the processing and production 2
of natural gas; Hazard and safety measures in handling of natural gas.
Special Problems: Liquid loading, pipeline cleaning, hydrate control, Gas field development plan. 3

PETROLEUM REFINING TECHNOLOGY (PME 325) 26 weeks


2 credit, 2 period/week
Introduction to processing, Basic concepts of petroleum process control, Modeling for control
purposes; development of mathematical models; linearization of nonlinear systems; input-output 6
model; transfer functions. Dynamic and static behavior of chemical processes: first, second and
higher order processes; transportation lag: systems in series. Block diagrams etc. Design of control
systems for complete petroleum/oil/gas plants.
Physical properties of oil stocks, Refinery products and Test methods, Evaluation of oil stocks.
Refining and Distillation process of crude oil/petroleum, Chemical treatments, Solvent treating of
extraction process, De-waxing, Combustion, Thermal cracking and decomposition processes, 20
Principal reaction involved in cracking and naphtha reforming, production of alkenes via steam
cracking, Future sources of transport fuels and petrochemical, sources and purification of BTX.
Economics of Design.

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MINING SYSTEMS (PME 363) 39


3 credit, 3 period/week

Open Pit Mining System:


An overview of open pit mining methods. Orebody definition, mine planning and design, mining
equipment, mine services, blasting, milling and processing, environmental considerations and mine 5
financing.
Underground Mining Systems: Methods (classification and selection). Support systems. 10
Equipment selection. Selective mining. Unit operations. Ore transfers. Ore dilution and losses, mine
subsidence.
Coal Bed Methane (CBM): Basic knowledge of CBM methods 5
Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) 3
Surface Mining Systems: Types of open pit working faces and cuts. Open-pit nomenclature.
9
Ultimate pit limit techniques. Stripping ratios. Unit operations: excavation, loading and
transportation. Waste dump and tailings dam design. Environmental impact of surface mining. Land
reclamation.
7
Mining Systems (Coal and Metal): An overview of metal and coal mining system. Detail
descriptions and selection criteria for various metaliferrous/coal mining methods including surface
and underground techniques. Introductory metal/coal mine planning and scheduling.

SHAFT SINKING AND TUNNELING (PME 365) 39


3 credit, 3 period/week

Access to mineral deposit; Vertical shaft, inclined shaft, adit, tunnel, drift, etc. 9
Different shaft-sinking technology. Mine entries. Horizontal, inclined and vertical development 20
workings and the determination of their optimum dimensions and locations. Shaft sinking and
tunneling (drifting). Evaluation of ground conditions.
Methods of tunnel driving and boring. Estimation of support requirements: Types of support and 10
materials for supporting, etc.

HEAT TRANSFER LABORATORY (ME 318) 6½ weeks


0.75 credit, 1.5 period/week
1 week
Introduction to experiments based on heat mass transfer.
Linear heat conduction. 1 week
Determination of thermal conductivity of fluid. 1 week
Force and free convection on a vertical flat plate. 1 week
Experiments on water to water or air to water heat exchanger. 1 week
Velocity profile in a tube. 1 week
Quiz and Viva ½ week
NATURAL GAS ENGINEERING LABORATORY(PME 324) 13 weeks
1.5 credit, 3 period/week

Laboratory experiments based on theory course. 12

Quiz and viva. 1

MINING SYSTEMS LABORATORY(PME 364) 6½ weeks


0.75 credit, 1.5 period/week

Group study on Coal/Hard rock/Limestone/others minerals (Underground & Open pit systems) 6 weeks
project.

Quiz and viva. ½ week

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COMPUTATIONAL LABORATORY(PME 352) 6½ weeks


0.75 credit, 1.5 period/week

Introduction of FORTRAN, C/C++, Matlab and Visual Basic; UNIX and Linux System. 1 weeks
Developing Algorithm and Programming for: Solution of quadratic equation, Solution of sets of 3 weeks
linear equation by Gauss elimination method, Solution of non-linear equation by Newton Rapson
method, Numerical solution of differential equations, Evaluation of numerical integration of
functions.
Preparing report of routine core analysis; Preparing report of well test analysis; Computing 2 weeks
minerals/coal/hydrocarbon reserve using statistical distribution of reservoir (coal/minerals/gas & oil)
properties.
Quiz and viva. ½ week

FIELD WORK/ INDUSTRIAL TRAINING (PME 354) 2 weeks


0.75 credit, 2 weeks

The students will visit different petroleum and/or mining installations and prepare a report of the 2 weeks
work and finally present their work to the department.

Presentation and viva.

PETROLEUM AND MINING ENGINEERING


B. Sc. ENGINEERING LEVEL–4 (TERM-I)

Sl. Course Course Title Contact Credits


No. No. hour/week
THEORY
1 PME 411 Well Test Analysis 3 3
2 PME 413 Reservoir Modeling and Simulation 3 3
3 PME 461 Mine Ventilation and Environmental 3 3
Engineering
4 PME 463 Mine Planning and Design 3 3
5 PME 465 Rock Blasting and Explosive 3 3
Technology
6 PME 451 Health , Safety and Environment in 3 3
Petroleum and Mining Industries
SESSIONAL/LABORATORY
7 PME 400 Project / Thesis- Part: I 1.5 0.75
8 PME 416 Reservoir Modeling and Simulation 1.5 0.75
Laboratory
9 PME 462 Mine Ventilation and Environmental 3 1.5
Engineering Laboratory
24 21.00
Contact Hours: 18 (Theo.) +6 (Lab.) = 24 hours/week No. of Theory Courses = 6
Total Credits = 21 . No. of Laboratory Courses = 3

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COURSE CONTENT
No. of
Lectures
WELL TEST ANALYSIS (PME 411) 39
3 credit, 3 period/week

Well Test Analysis: An overview of well test objectives and fundamentals. Importance of rock and 2
fluid properties
Basics of Well Test Interpretation: Fluid flow in porous media: diffusivity equation in rectangular, 10
cylindrical and spherical coordinates; Line source solution of diffusivity equations; Initial and
boundary conditions; Skin, wellbore storage, radius of investigation; Different flow regimes:
transient, pseudo-steady state, steady state; Ei-function and its properties; Interpretation of
drawdown and build up data for estimating formation permeability, skin, reservoir pore volume,
average reservoir pressure; Superposition; Effect of fault and double porosity systems; Derivative
analysis.
Gas Well Testing: Introduction, basic theory of gas flow in reservoirs, Multi-rate(FAF), isochronal 6
tests, modified isochronal tests and use of pseudo pressure in gas well test analysis, real gas
potential application; gas flow tests with non-Darcy flow; Extended well testing.
Designing the Well Test: An overview of well test design, design consideration, implementation, 2
operational safety, uncertainties and mitigation.
Other Well Tests: Fundamentals of drawdown test; Pressure buildup test; Injection test; Fall-off 4
test; Interference, pulse and vertical permeability testing, drill stem test(DST); Reservoir limit test;
Wire line and slick line formation tests; Repeat formation tester (RFT).
Analysis of Well Test Using Type Curve: Fundamentals of type-curve analysis; varying wellbore 10
storage; Determination of average pressure; Radius of drainage and stabilization time; Multiphase
flow; Real gas potential application; Brief overview of layered systems; Fractured reservoirs; Faults;
Channel sands; Use of pressure and its time derivative in type curve matching.
Computerized Methods of Analysis: Case studies of local field examples using well test simulator. 5

RESERVOIR MODELING AND SIMULATION (PME 413) 39


3 credit, 3 period/week
Introduction to general modeling: Introduction concept geological medeling. Types of model and 3
designing of various models depending on reservoir complexities, rock properties. Fluid properties-
concept to back oil model, compositional model.
Introduction of reservoir simulation; Review of flow equation in porous materials, Source of fluids 4
and rock properties data; Numerical solution of PDE’s.
Single phase reservoir simulation; Oil-water reservoir system simulation; Saturated oil-gas reservoir 24
system simulation; Undersaturated oil-gas injection reservoir system simulation; Oil-gas-water
reservoir system simulation with undersaturated, saturated and variable bubble point cases; Gas-
water reservoir system simulation; Solution of non-linear equation by IMPES method; System of
variable flow area.
Introduction to fractured reservoirs; Naturally fractured reservoir (NFR) simulation; Thermal and 8
compositional simulation; Aquifer modeling; Coal bed methane modeling; Application of reservoir
simulation.

MINE VENTILATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING (PME 39


461)
3 credit, 3 period/week

Subsurface ventilation systems: natural ventilation, auxiliary ventilation, booster ventilation. Mine
18
ventilation design calculations and ventilation network analysis. The engineering design, testing,
selection and application of mine ventilation fans. Procedures for conducting air quantity, pressure
and air quality, airway resistance, loss of air distribution. Ventilation surveys, mine air heating and
cooling, dust and fume control, and ventilation economics.

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Introduction to Mine Environmental Engineering, Environmental Pollution due to mining industry,


12
Hazards in mining field of outburst, explosion, fires, fume, dust, radiation, and noises. Potential high
consequence hazards in a mine including outbursts, explosion, fires, spontaneous combustion,
inrush hazards, radiation, windblast, noises, miners diseases; Mine Illumination: its effect on safety,
efficiency and health, flame and electric safety lamps-their uses and lamp-room-layout and
organization, standards of illumination in mines, lighting from the mains, photometric illumination
survey, Mine gases, mine dust.

Mine Legislation: General principles of Mining law, Mine Act, Mine Rules & Regulations, Mines 9
and Mineral Rules.

MINE PLANNING AND DESIGN (PME 463) 39


3 credit, 3 period/week

General Mine Planning and design principles. 9


Surface mine planning and design: Selection of equipment and the use of computers in mine 10
planning and scheduling; Complete mine designs starting with topography maps, drill information,
and mineral inventory block models. Profitability assessment. Production decisions.
Underground mine planning and design: main access entries, secondary development openings, 10
underground layouts, Rock slope/ground stability, ventilation, systems analysis, equipment
selection, maintenance, etc.
Reserve optimization; Economic modeling, Introduction to mine planning tools. 10

ROCK BLASTING AND EXPLOSIVES TECHNOLOGY (PME 465) 39


3 credit, 3 period/week

Fragmentation principles. Types and properties of explosives, and the basis for the selection of 9
explosives for specific applications.
An introduction to the theory of detonation (ideal and non ideal), sensitivity, performance and 10
numerical modeling of detonation, and the description of modern commercial explosives including
typical compositions, mixing, priming and handling. Blasting agents (Initiation devices and Safety
fuse, Electric shot-firing and detonating cords, Primers & boosters).

Blasting theory. Design of electrical blasting circuits. Blasting cuts design. Design of bench 10
blasting. Design of round blasting. Practical usage of explosives (Blasting in quarries, Blasting in
shaft, tunnels, Blasting in stope operations, Blasting in coal mines).
Specific problems related to the use of explosives such as desensitization, sympathetic detonation, 10
gas and dust explosions.

HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT IN PETROLEM AND MINING 39


INDUSTRIES (PME 451)
3 credit, 3 period/week
Overview of Health, Safety & Environment:
History and Overview of health, Environment and safety in petroleum and mining industries,
5
Introduction to safety: Occupational (industrial) and process safety; Roles, Responsibilities and
accountability of Health and Safety professionals ensuring safe and healthy working condition,
Effective health, Environment and safety management systems. Safety Regulations and Safety
signs, Fire and Explosion Hazards: Definition, Prerequisites for combustion, Fire triangle, Fire
Pyramid, Ignition Temperature, Explosion Limits, Fire Extinction, Fire Prevention.

Health Hazards in Petroleum and Mining Industry:


8
Health hazard anticipation, identification, risk management, evaluation and controls, Industrial
Hygiene in Petroleum and mining field, Toxicity, Physiological, Asphyxiation, respiratory and skin
effect, Impact of sour gases with their thresh-hold limits, Effect of corrosive atmosphere and
additives, Controls of respirable dust impact Human health, Noise issues in industries impact
Human health.

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Safety System in Petroleum and Mining Industry:


Hazard anticipation, recognition, Hazards Analysis (HA), Developing a safe process, Safe work 12
practices and procedures, HAZOP (Hazardous Operation) practices and procedure, failure mode
analysis, safety Analysis, Causes and effect of Loss, safety analysis function evaluation chart,
Measurement Techniques, Personal Protecting Equipments/systems & measures in petroleum and
mining industry, Manual & atmospheric shut down system, Gas detection system and controls,
Electrical safety, Haulage safety in mine industry, Fire detection and controls, Inspections and
auditing, Incident reporting and analysis, Behavioral Based Safety system (BBS) to improve
petroleum and mine safety, Contractor Health and safety management, Building a health and safety
culture, Emergency management system (EMS) in Petroleum and mining industry, Disaster & Crisis
management in petroleum and mining fields, Policies, standards & specifications for safety
professionals, Regulatory requirements impact petroleum and mining operations.

Environment in Petroleum and Mining Industry:


Environmental Pollution causes for fossil fuel (coal, oil and gas), General concept of Pollutants,
Conventional Fossil Fuel and Renewable Energy; Pollution of the Environment: Air pollution, 14
Water pollution, Noise and Sound pollution etc. Climate change and role of petroleum and mining
industry; Green House Gases: Definition, Emitting sources, measurement, Causes of Green house
effect; Global Warming Potential: Definition, potential impacts of global warming and a changing
climate, Estimation process for CO2 emissions for fuel combustion, Computation of CO2 emission
related to energy use, Concept of carbon cycle; Clean Development Mechanism (CDM): Definition,
Works and salient features. Environmental problems in national and international. Initial
Environment Examination (IEE), Concept of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and
Environmental Management Plan (EMP). Environmental management and ISO 14000, Environment
and Sustainable development. Environmental laws/regulations.

PROJECT /THESIS: PART-I (PME 400) 6 ½week


0.75 credit, 1.5 period/week

Experimental and theoretical investigation of various problems related to petroleum/ and mining 6 weeks
engineering will be carried out. The topic should provide an opportunity to the student in developing
initiative, creative ability and engineering judgment. Individual study will be required.
At the end of term, the student is expected to complete the preliminary literature review/survey,
select the topic for study, complete theoretical study on the topic and submit an detailed report for
evaluation.

Presentation and viva. ½week

RESERVOIR MODELING AND SIMULATION LABORATORY (PME 414) 6 ½week


0.75 credit, 1.5 period/week

Static and dynamic reservoir modeling methods; Modeling of reservoir system and grid blocks; 2 weeks
Distribution of porosity and absolute permeability in reservoir grid blocks.
Reservoir fluids’ PVT properties modeling; Saturation dependent properties modeling; Defining 2 weeks
initial reservoir conditions; Vertical flow performance modeling; Production and injection controls
and constraints.
Simulation input-output controls; Integration of reservoir characteristic and well data to develop a 2 weeks
complete reservoir simulation model; History matching and forecasting techniques; Application of
reservoir simulation models.

Quiz/Presentation and Viva. ½ week

MINE VENTILATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING 13 weeks


LABORATORY (PME 462)
1.5 credit, 3 period/week

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Mine air measurements, coal dust sampling and measurement. Use of coal dust and mine air/gas 7 weeks
measuring equipments. Airflow through ductings. Fan characteristics. Mine rescue apparatus and
usage etc.
Study of Oxygen Self Contained Breathing Apparatus; Measurement of Noise Level by Integrated 5 week
Sound Level Meter, Measurement of Temperature and Relative Humidity etc.
1 week
Quiz/Presentation and Viva.

PETROLEUM AND MINING ENGINEERING


B. Sc. ENGINEERING LEVEL–4 (TERM-II)
Sl. Course Course Title Contact Credits
No. No. hour/week
THEORY
1 PME 453 Evaluation and Management of 4 4
Petroleum and Mining Projects
2 PME 421 Transmission and Distribution of 3 3
Natural Gas
3 PME 423 Enhanced Oil Recovery Techniques 2 2
4 PME 467 Ground Water Managements in Mining 2 2
5 PME 469 Mine Haulage and Transportation 3 3

SESSIONAL/LABORATORY
6 PME 422 Transmission and Distribution of 1.5 0.75
Natural Gas Laboratory
7 PME 472 Mine Instrumentation and 1.5 0.75
Machineries Laboratory
8 PME 400 Project /Thesis- Part: II 5 2.25
22 17.75

Contact Hours: 14 (Theo.) + 8 (Lab.) = 22 hours/week No. of Theory Courses = 5


Total Credits = 22 No. of Laboratory Courses = 3

COURSE CONTENT
No. of
Lectures
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT OF PETROLEUM AND MINING 52
PROJECTS (PME 453)
4 credit, 4 period/week
Introduction to Energy Economics 1
Factors influencing Oil and Gas, Coal property (asset) evaluation. 2
Time value of money, presentworth, annualworth, futureworth, and ROR decision methods; 5
continuous and discrete approachs; simple and compounded rates and inflation.
Production-cost variations; breakeven analysis. 1
Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization (DD and A) cashflow. 3
DCFROR, NPV, PVR, PWI, PWPI, GROR analysis involving tax. 3
Replacement analysis. Evaluations involving borrowed money. 2
Practical petroleum and mining project evaluation with real and recent projects. 2
Properties of probability distributions and applications. 2
Introduction to International Petroleum/Mining Contracts. 4
Engineering Management Fundamentals 1
Development of Management Thoughts 3
Planning and Decision Making 3

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Organization 2
Personnel and Human Resources Management 3
Global and Financial Management 5
Risk Analysis and Management: Decision trees and economic models; Monte Carlo simulation. 6
Evaluation of expected discoveries in mature regions.
Brief introduction to E and P bussiness and operating cycles through budgeting, scheduling and 4
corporate planning. Reserves and resources classification.

TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION OF NATURAL GAS (PME 421) 39


3 credit, 3 period/week

Fluid Mechanics Review: Review of the theories of fluid flow. 2


Gas Gathering for Distribution System and Planning: Basic principles of oil and 14
gas gathering system. Type of oil and gas gathering system. Oil and gas separators; Performance
types. Accessories and selection; Equipment for oil and gas gathering system; Pipe and fittings.
Manifolds; Flow rate measurements pressure controller system.
Pipeline Transportation of Oil and Gas: Principles, flow calculations, sizing and specifying pipe, 8
selection of route, layout and sizing of distribution piping systems, protection against corrosion pipe
laying maintenance of equipment. Pumps and compressors.
Network Analysis: Construction, nodal analysis and maintenance of distribution systems. 8
Economics of Distribution: Specific design problems on distribution systems, Economics of long 3
distance pipeline.
Transportation and Storage: Transportation and storage of oil and gas. Types of storage tanks. 2
Underground storage of natural gas.
Safety: Sampling and testing of oil and gas. Instrumentation and control. Safety and supervision. 2
Rules and regulations. Natural gas transmission and distribution in Bangladesh.

ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY TECHNIQUES (PME 423) 26


2 credit, 2 period/week

Introduction of enhanced oil recovery; Secondary and tertiary recovery; Displacement mechanisms 10
of fluids in reservoir; Miscible displacement process; Immiscible displacement process; Mobility
control process.
Water flooding; Polymer flooding; Surfactant flooding; CO2 injection method; N2 injection method; 16
The foam method; Miscible solvent methods; WAG (water alternating gas) flooding; Thermal
recovery process; Modeling of different EOR methods.

GROUND WATER MANAGEMENTS IN MINING (PME 467) 26


2 credit, 2 period/week

Mining engineering hydrology, Bangladesh aquifer system, Aquifer characteristics. Sources and 16
nature of mine waters. Estimation of water quantities. Methods of mine dewatering and drainage.
Pumping systems. Equipment selection and economics of mine drainage. Groundwater recharge.

Groundwater and mine water re-injection techniques. Mine-water balance, forecasting water 10
inflows, water balance and reticulation, pump types. Hydrology risk analysis, rain water proposition.

MINE HAULAGE AND TRANSPORTATION (PME 469) 39


3 credit, 3 period/week
7
Classification of Mine Transport Systems and Layouts: Techno-economics Indices, transport by
gravity. Underground conveyor transport, scraper chain conveyor, belt conveyor, special belt
conveyor (cable belt) shaker and vibrating conveyors. Scrapper haulage.
Rail Track: Construction of rail track, mines car, choice of car, resistant to motion of car, motion of 7
car under gravity, man-riding cars. Rope haulage: Equipment of rope of haulage, rope haulage
calculations, scope of application of a rope haulage.
Locomotive Haulage: Types of mine locomotives. Load haul dumpers. Trackless mining concepts, 6
shuttle cars, mine trucks and their application.

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Sessions: 2010-11, 2011-12

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Underground Hydraulics: Hydraulic breaking, theory of transportation, hydraulic transportation
by gravity and by pumps, equipment. Stowing material, transport.
Aerial Ropeway: construction of aerial ropeway, principle of rope way, calculation plan and profile 5
of ropeways.
Mining Machinery Maintenance: Maintenance management and safety, CAD, remote monitoring 7
and control in mines and automation.

TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION OF NATURAL GAS 6 ½ week


LABORATORY (PME 422)
3 credit, 3 period/week

Laboratory experiments based on theory course. 6 week

Quiz/Presentation and Viva. ½ week


MINE INSTRUMENTATION AND MACHINERIES LABORATORY 6½ week
(PME 472)
0.75 credit, 1.5 period/week
6 weeks
Based on mine instrumentation and machineries

Quiz/Presentation and Viva. ½ week

PROJECT /THESIS: PART-II (PME 400) 19½ weeks


2.25 credit, 4.5 period/week

Experimental and theoretical investigation of various problems related to petroleum and mining 19 weeks
engineering will be carried out. The topic should provide an opportunity to the student in developing
initiative, creative ability and engineering judgment with different objectives of same data.
Individual study will be required.

Presentation and Viva. ½ weeks

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