MNTC 415 Metal Extraction Processes
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.