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Pyrometallurgy 321


 
Module code NPM 321
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Overview of pyrometallurgical process routes, types of reactions, and reactor designs. Review of relevant thermodynamic principles (equilibrium constants, Henrian and Raoultian activities and activity coefficients). Slag basicity and viscosity. Energy and reductants. Overview of pyrometallurgical separation principles (vapour-phase, solid-state and liquid-liquid routes). Examples of pyrometallurgical separation processes (ironmaking and steelmaking, sulphide smelting and converting, ferroalloys).

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites (NPT 220)
Contact time 2 tutorials per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Materials Science and Metallur
Period of presentation Semester 2

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