Academic Catalog

METE418 UNIT OPERATIONS AND PRETREATMENT PROCESSES

Course Code: 5700418
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. YAVUZ AL TOPKAYA
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Drying; principles of drying equipment. Calcination; principles of calcination, calcination furnaces. Roasting; thermochemistry, types of roasting, roasting furnaces and product control. Agglomeration processes; sintering, pelletizing, nodulizing, and briquetting. Theory of sintering and pelletizing. Description of industrial agglomeration processes. Solid state reduction processes; direct and indirect reduction.