Academic Catalog

MINE427 MINERAL PROCESSING DESIGN

Course Code: 5650427
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 7.0
Department: Mining Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. NAC EMRE ALTUN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5650309 , 5650310
The course set above should be completed before taking MINE427 MINERAL PROCESSING DESIGN .

Course Content


Appraisal of ores and the methods of separation in terms of technical and economic requirements. Ore testing procedures. Development and quantification of process flowsheets. Equipment selection and sizing. Cost estimation and economic evaluation. Social and environmental assessment of the concentration processes. Preliminary feasibility study of mineral processing plant for a specific ore. Implementation of the plant design and relevant activities as group projects.