Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
7925157 Special topics on coal energy and CO2 storage 1.0 1
Description This course focuses on the most popular energy since the industrial revolution, the coal. Following topics will be introduced and discussed. The coal energy crisis, the mining methods and mine safety, state of the art of Chinese coal industry and the overview of the recent coal mine disasters in the United States, research needs in ground control/rock mechanics, impact of long mining on surface-and ground-water system, a geology mapping system. The CO2 storage issues will be also introduced and addressed.