Academic Catalog

MINE516 COAL PREPARATION

Course Code: 5650516
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Mining Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MUSTAFA MT ATALAY
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Properties of coal and impurities in relation to preparation; sampling of coal; coal characteristics and their relationship to utilization; washability studies and evaluation of coal for different uses; the economics of coal preparation; raw coal handling, breaking and crushing; screening, wet concentration methods of coarse coal; dry concentration; mechanical and thermal dewatering.