|Module code||NHM 322|
|Faculty||Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology|
Merits of hydrometallurgy relative to other extraction methods. Unit processes in hydrometallurgy. Chemical principles of hydrometallurgy. Chemistry of important metals and lixiviants. Application of chemical principles to: leaching; purification and upgrading of leach solutions (precipitation, solvent extraction, ion exchange, activated carbon); product recovery from solution (precipitation, reduction). Relevant analytical methods.
|Contact time||3 lectures per week, 3 practicals 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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