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MMP310

Metallurgy

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5

Content: Introduction to hydrometallurgy and pyrometallurgy, historical improvement of hydrometallurgical and pyrometallyurgical methods. Fundamental operations in hydrometallurgy and pyrometallurgy. Leaching, chemical equilibrium, solubility, hydration, hydrolysis, pH. Thermodynamics of reactions, free energy change. E-pH diagrams, oxidation, reduction. Leaching methods. Pyrometallurgy methods, types of pyrometallurgy furnaces.

TextBook:

  • The instructor lecture notes.
  • Tomas Havlik, “Hydrometallurgy: Principles and Applications”, 2008
  • C. K. Gupta and T. K. Mukherjee, “Hydrometallurgy in Extraction Processes: v. 1”, 1990