Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5650310
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Mining Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. NAC EMRE ALTUN
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Methods of separation; principles and equipment used in the beneficiation processes such as ore sorting, gravity concentration, heavy medium separation, froth flotation, magnetic and electrostatic separation. Dewatering (thickening, filtration and drying). Water management and conservation in mineral processing: Management of process tailings and effluents of mineral processing plants. Visit to an operating concentration plant.