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Minerals processing 310


 
Module code NMP 310
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Minerals processing in perspective (economic importance, economic nature of mineral deposits, mineral properties and analysis, mineral processing functions).  Liberation analysis (importance and measurement of liberation; particle size analysis).  Comminution (theories and principles, crushers, grinding mills).  Screening and classification (industrial screening, cyclones).  Concentration processes (gravity concentration, dense medium concentration).  Froth flotation.

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 4 practicals 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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