Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5700407
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. NAC SEVN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5700306
The course set above should be completed before taking METE407 CHEMICAL METALLURGY II .

Course Content

Generalised treatment of thermodynamic and kinetic principles of refining processes. Refining of lead, fire refining of copper, steelmaking. Gases and inclusions in metals, degassing, deoxidation, desulfurization, stirring and injection processes. Special refining processes. Thermodynamic and kinetic principles of electrochemical systems and processes. Reversible electrode potentials, polarization, recovery of metals from aqueous and fused salt solutions. Electrorefining, electroplating, electropolishing processes, anodizing and integral coloring. Melting, remelting and melt preparation.