Transcript: Colorado School of Mines The Colorado School of Mines is located in Golden. It was founded in 1873 and opened to the public three years later. 4 units of English 2 units of Algebra 1 unit of Geometry 1 unit of Advanced Mathematics (Trigonometry) One unit of Foreign Language All of these housing options come with a desk and a chair, a bed, a closet, and a dresser per occupant. Physical Chemistry II covers elementary statistical mechanics, transport properties, kinetic theory, solid state, reaction rate theory, and chemical reaction dynamics. The Weaver Towers Creative Arts Club When you get into CSM, there are many options for housing. These include... The Requirements for Highschool Graduates to enter this prestigius school are... 2 units of Acedemic Electives When I go to college here, I want to go into thier chemistry program, starting with a Under-Graduate Degree in Chemistry Along with meeting these requirements, students should have... CSM offers many club varieties. Some of these include... The purpose of MLT is to entertain the students and staff at CSM and to provide students with a creative outlet. ISC is devoted to experience the world inside of the campus or through electronics. 3 units of Lab Science (one unit must be Chemistry or Physics The CA club enhances and encourages the creative abilities of the students at the school. 3 units of History or Social Studies Mines Little Theater This Dance club has been around for over a decade. It usually has a small team and they practice to participate in the INtercolliegiate Swing Battle in the spring. Ballroom Dance Club Analytical Chemistry Lab is customized testing and analysis of chemicals and products. 336 Analytical Chemistry 337 Analytical Chemisty Lab 353 Physical Chemistry II 428 Biochemisty 401 Theoretical Inorganic Chemistry All students accepted meet these requirements and are in the top 1/3 of their highschool class Astronomy Club Theoretical Inorgantic Chemistry expands the understanding of bondings and more complex molecules. Some of the classes that I would have to take are... The Traditional Halls An average GPA of 3.8 The Residence Halls International Student Council Overall, the School of Mines is very highly thought of and students that go there want an education and excel in their classes. It has great enviormental classes and energy classes. Mines Activities Council MAC provides and plans weekly events for all Mines students. The Maple Hall The highest GPA entry for all public schools in Colorado is the School of Mines or CSM. Biochemistry is the study of the structure, composition, and chemical reactions of substances in living systems. Analytical Chemistry is the science of obtaining, processing, and communicating the information about the structure of matter. All dorms have "Quiet Hours" which are from 7 pm to 7 am and on the weekends, 11 pm to 11am. These hours are meant to serve as a time for studying in a good enviorment. During finals, "Quiet Time" is all week long, all day. An SAT score of 1270 An ACT composite score of 29 Astronomy club meets to discuss topics pertaining to the history, events, and news about the universe.
Transcript: Colorado School of Mines Location: Golden, CO Mascots: Marvin the Miner and Blaster the Burro Colors: blue and silver Traditions: Silver Diplomas: silver diplomas are awarded to Mines gradutes Mines Marching Band: members wear red and black plaid shirts, jeans, hiking boots and hard hats E Days (Engineer's Days): 3 days in spring full of fireworks, an ore-cart pull to Denver (12 miles away), cardboard canoe races, entertainment, and engineer-related games M Climb: incoming freshmen carry a 10-lb rock to the mountainside M and whitewash it most notable for majors in engineering and applied science: geophysics, mining, chemistry, physics, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, etc. Tuition: In-State: $13,425 Out-of-State: $27,855 Room and board: $8,596 Books and supplies: $1,300 Meal Plan: $1,963 (not required) Estimated cost per year: In-State: $25,284 Out-of-State: $39,714 Geophysics notable alumni: Derrick Jensen (author) George Saunders (author) William M. Ketchum (US representative from CA) Andrew P. Swinger (senior vice president of Exxon Mobil) Works Cited "About Mines." Colorado School of Mines. Web. 5 Feb. 2011. "Colorado School of Mines." College Board. Web. 5 Feb. 2011. Echaore-McDavid, Susan. “Geophysicist.” Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center. Facts on File, Inc. Web. 25 Jan. 2011. “Geologist and Geophysicist (Occupation Profile).” Coin Career Community. Web. 27 Jan. 2011. Sun, Yonghe. Personal Interview. 2 Feb. 2011. United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Department of Labor. Geoscientists and Hydrologists. Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11. Web. 27 Jan. 2011. Admissions: 46% acceptance rate SAT Reading: 560-650 SAT Math: 620-710 SAT Writing: 530-630 ACT: 26-31 AP credit awarded for 4s and 5s
Transcript: Operations research for mining: Literature review The literature review is classified into four main categories: Mining design models are separated according to two main mining methods: Mine design Underground To design a pit: the entire volume is subdivided into blocks the value of the ore in each block is estimated by geological information Open-pit mining For slope requirements of the pit, precedence relationships that are the most critical constraints in the mine design problems (i.e., the problems of determining the optimum ultimate pit limits (contours) of a mine) must be satisfied. Illustration of precedence relationship between a block and its immediate predecessors The precedence relationship of a 2D block model A block (block 1) cannot be mined until the one (block 2) located directly above it and its two immediate neighbours (blocks 3 and 4) have been removed. The precedence relations of a 3D block model A block (block 5) cannot be extracted until the ones (blocks 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10) on the level directly above and one of four blocks facing this block on the same level have been excavated. Subject to these constraints, the objective is to determine the closed subset of blocks that maximise the net profit. The problem can be formally represented by a directed network flow graph G = (V, A), where: V is a set of nodes (blocks) A is a set of conjunctive network flow graph arcs In this graph, precedence constraints determined by A to impose the slope requirements. Mathematical formulation If block j (node 6) is extracted immediately before block i (node 2), there is a conjunctive arc from node i to node j. Each block corresponds to a node in V with a weight bj representing the net value of an individual block . That value (bj)is either positive or negative as the value is the difference between ore value in this block and the cost of excavating it. To decide which blocks are selected to extract for maximising the net profit is equivalent to finding a subset of nodes leading to a maximum weight. This mine design problem may be modelled as a linear programming model as follows: Literature Mine production Mine production models are subcategorised into two groups: Ore mining belongs to hard-rock mining techniques that are used to excavate hard minerals, mainly those containing metals such as ore including iron, gold, silver, copper, zinc, nickel and lead. Ore mining Open-pit mining method is an excavation made at the surface of the ground. Open-Pit Mining Production Open-pit mining is different from other extractive methods that require tunneling into the earth. To expose the ore, it is generally necessary to excavate and relocate large quantities of waste rock. Many researchers and mining engineers are confused with the mine design problem and the mine production problem. The mine design problem is a “planning” problem because it doesn’t need to sequence the blocks. Most researchers misuse the term “scheduling” for mine production problems. Nearly all of studied mine production problems in the literature should be regarded and termed as “sequencing” problems rather than “scheduling” problems in a rigorous sense, because indeed these mine production models do not determine the timing factors (e.g., starting time, processing time and completion time of an operation). Caccetta and Hill (2003) Caccetta and Hill (2003) present a mixed integer programming (MIP) model for a general mine production sequencing problem. The objective of this MIP model is to maximise the profits in certain periods over which the blocks are sequenced. The following constraints are considered in the MIP model: a block is removed in one period only; the precedence relationships between blocks are satisfied; the ore tonnage of each block equals milling capacity in each period; the amount of ore that is milled in each period is between the predetermined lower bound and upper bound values; the tonnage of waste removed does not exceed the prescribed upper bounds. 2. 3. 4. 5. Pictures Coal mining Mine transportation models are partitioned in accordance with: Mine transportation Chart Fleet management Chart Truck haulage Timeline Train scheduling YEAR Mine evaluation models are subdivided into four clusters in terms of: Mine evaluation Mining method selection Quality control Financial risks Environmental protection
Transcript: Colorado School of Mines M Clear Creek What's this under the bench? Golden Sweets CASA It's information! CASA is located just north of the giant construction sight, close to the wellness center. It really is a good place to study and the help you can get there is worth it. I mean people are literally getting paid to sit around until someone like you shows up to ask them for help. Speaking of Kafadar, thats a great place to hang out. A romp in the wild green pastures of "outside" is needed for all boys and girls and if you're too lazy to go to any of the other places we're about to show you. Kafadar is accessible and green. Tubers riding down clear creek Coffee is just as important to a lot of students as a computer is! I can't imagine studying nearly all night with out this extra dose of Caffeine! Students come here to hang out, study, or just grab a nice drink before class. Starbucks also has meal exchange options, but unfortunately doesn't take gift cards. This is where Mr. Scott Strong is during much of his time. Here's a lovely picture of him. Look at that quality. Look at that Professor. Look at that picture. Lots of students hang out here! Kafadar commons The Best Places in Golden (but mostly on campus) I like ice cream. We can resolve this issue. This place is a two minute walk from campus and take care of all of your ice cream and candy needs. Sure, ice cream is avaliable at slate but can you get pralines and marshmallows in your ice cream at slate? No. This is a great place to come to when you need that extra motivation (that comes in the form of iced creams). Colorado School of Mines as viewed from Kafadar Commons ...Starbucks You like Ice Cream Whether you enjoy tubing or suntanning it is the perfect spot to hangout with friends One of the coolest spots in Golden is the M every fall freshman climb it and place a 10 lb rock they brought from home Down at clear creek many Mines students can be found relaxing
Transcript: What is CSM known for? Colorado School of mines is known for its strong reputation in engineering, a Colorado School of Mines
Transcript: Thank you all so much for your time. Jessica E. Park Remember to be diversity minded Learn ways to effectively handle conflict Know how to work well with a team and have effective presentation skills Focus your search on organizations that have values similar to your own We are here to assist you in any way we can Remember...Being Proactive is Cyclical The process of searching for a job is similar to planning a vacation...start at the beginning. Use the following 10 steps to plan, prepare, practice, and perform at your very best. The first five steps... Self Analysis & Goals Industry & Company Research Create Job Search Tools Apply for Jobs & Follow-up Prepare Networking Skills & Tools Ideas for Continued Success Remember...Being Proactive is Cyclical Any questions? Resources at the CSM Career Center A Proactive Job Search for the Mines Graduate Student Resume, Cover Letter, and Follow-up Communication Assistance Professional Job Searching Workshops Practice Interviews Online Recruiting and Interviewing: DiggerNet On Campus Interviews: DiggerNet Information Sessions Career Fairs Virtual Career Fairs Special Recruiting Events Wired Event Salary Data Then continue on to the final five steps... Attend Recruiting Events Interviews & Follow-up Review Contract & Decide Transition from School to Work Build Your Career/The Next Move
Transcript: Laser Printing This new testing lab will be testing 3D Printed metals for strength. 3d Printer lab New Testing Lab He will test the metal using CT and X-ray except the radiation is much stronger. It would kill you if you were in it Colorado School of Mines At CSM there were 9 3D Printers. There were a few CNC machines some resin printers and several 3d printers. The students have authority to 3d print in the lab to print prototypes for many things like, car parts, or bridges, and robots. He also told me that in he thinks that the Luzbot Taz 5 is the best consumer 3d printer. Visit with Dr. Douglas L Van Bossuyt Assistant Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering Another thing that I liked about it was I was able to see a laser print in progress. A laser printer uses a laser to engrave a design or make a exact cut.
Transcript: Mission GOAL! Colorado School of Mines’ role and mission has remained constant and is written in the Colorado statute as: The Colorado School of Mines shall be a specialized baccalaureate and graduate research institution with high admission standards. The Colorado School of Mines shall have a unique mission in energy, mineral, and materials science and engineering and associated engineering and science fields. The school shall be the primary institution of higher education offering energy, mineral and materials science and mineral engineering degrees at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. (Colorado Revised Statutes, Section 23-41-105) Mines’ well-defined and focused mission is achieved by the creation, integration and exchange of knowledge in engineering, the natural sciences, the social sciences, the humanities, business, and their union, to create processes and products to enhance the quality of life of the world’s inhabitants. Mines is consequently committed to serving the people of Colorado, the nation, and the global community by promoting stewardship of the Earth, advancements in energy and sustaining the environment. Offers all the advantages of a world-class research institution with a size that allows for personal attention Highest admissions standards of any public university in Colorado and among highest of any public university in the U.S. Strong education and research programs in traditional fields of science and engineering One of a very few institutions in the world having broad expertise in resource exploration, extraction, production and utilization. 4 units of English 2 units of algebra 1 unit of geometry 1 unit of advanced mathematics (trigonometry) 3 units of history or social studies 3 units of lab science (1 unit must be chemistry or physics) 2 units of academic electives Trigonometry is our minimum math requirement; however, you should complete pre-calculus or calculus if you have the opportunity to do 4 units of English 2 units of algebra 1 unit of geometry 1 unit of advanced mathematics (trigonometry) 3 units of history or social studies 3 units of lab science (1 unit must be chemistry or physics) 2 units of academic electives complete pre-calculus or calculus if you have the opportunity to do so. Take the TOEFL Have a 3.0 - 4.0 GPA 86 Miles Colorado School of Mines Maria Isabel Alexander Requirements Why choose Colorado School of Mines?
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