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Hydrometallurgy 412


 
Module code NHM 412
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Extraction routes and the extractive metallurgy of metals such as gold, copper, zinc, manganese, nickel, cobalt, uranium and the platinum group elements, from ores and secondary sources. Application of thermodynamics and reaction kinetics (including laboratory kinetic data) in understanding and optimisation of extraction routes, and sizing of reactors. Environmental impact of processing routes.

Module credits 16.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites (NHM 322)
Contact time 2 tutorials per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 1

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