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MNTC 415 Metal Extraction Processes

MNTC 415  Metal Extraction Processes  Units: 4.00  

This course covers the fundamental and practical applications of metal extraction processes. An introduction to the chemical production of metals will be provided. Basic processing concepts of hydrometallurgical, pyrometallurgical and electrometallurgical unit operations will be discussed. The properties of solutions relevant to metal extraction are reviewed. Fundamentals of mass and heat balances in metallurgical processes will be covered. Some metal production flowsheets are utilized to illustrate the integration of unit processes required for metal extraction. Available Online .
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0)

Requirements: Prerequisites: MNTC 303, and MNTC 306, or APSC 131, APSC 132, and APSC 151. Corequisites: Exclusions: MINE 451  
Offering Term: FWS  
CEAB Units:    
Mathematics 0  
Natural Sciences 12  
Complementary Studies 0  
Engineering Science 24  
Engineering Design 12  
Offering Faculty: Smith Engineering