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MINE 335 Mineral Processing

MINE 335  Mineral Processing  Units: 3.00  

Mineral separation processes of a physical and physicochemical nature are studied. Topics include size reduction, classification, flotation, flocculation, gravity concentration, magnetic, electrostatic separations and dewatering. Surface phenomena involving fine particle processing, reagent classifications, flotation machines and circuits, plant practice in ore flotation are discussed. Quantitative understanding of various topics is aided through problem solving in class and assignments on mass balancing, kinetic analysis and circuit sizing.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0)

Requirements: Prerequisites: PREREQUISITE(S): MINE 201 or GEOE 281 and MINE 267 or GEOE 365 or CHEE 221 or permission of the instructor Corequisites: Exclusions:   
Offering Term: F  
CEAB Units:    
Mathematics 0  
Natural Sciences 11  
Complementary Studies 0  
Engineering Science 16  
Engineering Design 9  
Offering Faculty: Smith Engineering