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MNTC 306 Mineral Processing Unit Operations

MNTC 306  Mineral Processing Unit Operations  Units: 3.00  

This course focuses on unit operations of mineral processing. 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. The course content is presented in a series of purpose-built videos and optional material. There is an emphasis on project-based team work in this course. Your instructor will form the Teams at the beginning of Week 2 and the Teams will be kept the same for all three projects during the semester. Available Online.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0)

Requirements: Prerequisites: MNTC 303 or APSC 131 and APSC 132 Corequisites: Exclusions:   
Offering Term: FWS  
CEAB Units:    
Mathematics 0  
Natural Sciences 9  
Complementary Studies 0  
Engineering Science 18  
Engineering Design 9  
Offering Faculty: Smith Engineering