MIME 350 Extractive Metallurgical Engineering (3 credits)

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Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

Overview

Mining & Materials Engineering : Principle non-ferrous base-metal pyrometallurgical extraction processes, relevant thermodynamics, heat and mass balances, transport phenomena (copper, nickel, lead, zinc, aluminum, magnesium). Ores, gangue, fuels, slag, fluxes, recovery, refining, minor elements, byproducts and the environment. Roasting, drying, smelting, converting, reverberatory furnaces, flash furnaces, continuous and batch operations, injection practices and oxygen enrichment. Simulation, modelling, control and optimization.

Terms: Summer 2017

Instructors: In-Ho Jung, George Demopoulos (Summer)