Edward Sadar

Date of Award

Spring 4-30-1956

Degree Type

Bachelors Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering


Mining Engineering

First Advisor

Professor Koehler S. Stout


Underground transportation of mineral, waste and supplies is a vital function in mine operation. For this reason the selection and design of a mine car is important. Each type of mine car is constructed for a certain type of job. The design of a mine car is the result or product of the many people connected with its construction. It is the purpose of this report to bring forth many of these ideas by way of discussions, statistical classifications and drawings of the mine car.