Academic Catalog

GEOE441 APPLIED MINERAL SCIENCE

Course Code: 5640441
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Geological Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ASUMAN GNAL TRKMENOLU
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5640213
The course set above should be completed before taking GEOE441 APPLIED MINERAL SCIENCE.

Course Content

Relationships between fundamental properties and behavior of minerals in natural environments and industry. Applications based on surface, electrical, magnetic, mechanical, thermal, optical and nuclear properties. Adsorption on minerals and ion exchange. Mineral catalysts, fluxing capacity. Minerals, health hazards and natural environments. Ceramics, glasses, abrasives, conductors, mineral pigments, mineral dusts.