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MINE 267 Applied Chemistry for Mining

MINE 267  Applied Chemistry for Mining  Units: 3.50  

This course provides an overview of the chemistry of inorganic and organic compounds used in the practice of mining and mineral processing including hydro-and pyro-extractive methods. Chemistry and chemical interactions for selected reagent formulations used in blasting, flotation/flocculation, leaching/precipitation, solvent extraction/electrowinning and pollution control technologies are outlined with relevant stoichiometry. Mineral stability and its relevance to metal extraction is discussed. Unary, binary and ternary phase diagrams are explored. The properties of solutions of interest are reviewed.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)

Requirements: Prerequisites: APSC 131, APSC 132 Corequisites: MINE 268 or permission of the instructor Exclusions:   
Offering Term: W  
CEAB Units:    
Mathematics 0  
Natural Sciences 12  
Complementary Studies 0  
Engineering Science 30  
Engineering Design 0  
Offering Faculty: Smith Engineering