CL4537 - Minerals and Solids Processing
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Science and Engineering
Particle size reduction and separation. Sampling and particle size analysis. Screening
and classification. Sedimentation, gravity thickening and thickener sizing. Froth
flotation. Flow through packed beds and porous media. Filtration. Fluidisation. Leaching.
Colloid sciences. Rheology. Tailings managements. Extractive metallurgy, pyrometallurgy,
electrometallurgy, hydrometallurgy. Industrial chemistry and processes used in mineral
processing plants in northern Queensland. Sustainability in minerals processing.
- demonstrate knowledge of the mineral processes from the mining stage to the production
of the final metal;
- discuss the principles of the unit operations employed in minerals and solids processing
- apply the skills to handle solids and slurry in minerals and solids processing industries;
- evaluate literature on advances in the minerals and solids processing industry;
- communicate effectively on various aspects of minerals and solids processing.
- Invigilated > End of semester exam - (50% - 70%)
- On-Course assessment, some of which may be invigilated - (30% - 50%).
||Must have completed 48 credit points toward BEngineering
Study Period 2
|Census Date 27-Aug-2020
||Professor Yinghe He.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 26 hours lectures
- 24 hours tutorials
- 6 hours practicals
- assessment and self-directed study
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest