Minerals technology (J1)
Below are detailed subject listings, along with the subject table that ranks that course.
If you can't find the course you're looking for, return to the main list of HESA subjects and check the list on the left-hand side.
|HESA Subject||Description||CUG Subject|
|Minerals technology (J100)||The study of the production of minerals and metals and their separation from other elements contained within mineral deposits.||Materials Technology|
|Mining (J110)||The study of the extraction and processing of minerals and metals.||Materials Technology|
|Quarrying (J120)||The study of the extraction and processing of stone.||Materials Technology|
|Rock mechanics (J130)||The study of stress, elasticity, failure criteria and plasticity of the upper layers of the Earth's crust.||Materials Technology|
|Minerals processing (J140)||The processing of minerals and metals from their raw or ore states.||Materials Technology|
|Minerals surveying (J150)||The analysis of the Earth's upper crust for the purposes of identifying minerals and metals.||Materials Technology|
|Petrochemical technology (J160)||The extraction and processing of petrochemicals.||Materials Technology|
|Minerals technology not elsewhere classified (J190)||Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other Minerals Technology categories. To be used sparingly.||Materials Technology|