|Fakulteit||Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology|
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).
|Contact time||3 lectures per week, 2 tutorials per week|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Department||Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering|
|Period of presentation||Semester 2|
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