Academic Catalog

METE306 CHEMICAL METALLURGY I

Course Code: 5700306
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Metallurgical And Materials Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. CANER DURUCAN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5700202 | 5700204
The course set above should be completed before taking METE306 CHEMICAL METALLURGY I .

Course Content

Thermodynamics of chemical reactions. Kinetics of chemical reactions; effects of concentration and temperature on rates of chemical reactions. Generalized treatment of thermodynamic and kinetic principles of pretreatment, reduction, smelting, matte smelting, refining, hydrometallurgical and electrometallurgical processes with selected examples on the metallurgy of copper, zinc, lead, iron and aluminum.