CL4537 - Minerals and Solids Processing
|Student Contribution Band:
||School of Engineering (pre 2015)
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. Roasting.
Leaching. Ion exchange. Precipitation. Electrochemical processing. Tailings managements.
Colloid science. Rheology. Industrial chemistry and processes used in mineral processing
plants in northern Queensland.
- a good knowledge of the mineral processes from the mining stage to the production
of the final metal;
- a good understanding of the principles of the unit operations employed in minerals
and solids processing;
- the ability to design processes for solids and slurry handling;
- the ability to communicate effectively on various aspects of minerals and solids processing
via assignments and laboratory reports;
- reinforcement of skills in a) the use of software tools such as word processor, equation
editor and spreadsheet; and b) clear and concise report writing.
||CL3010 and CL3021 and CL3030
Study Period 2
|Census Date 28-Aug-2014
||Assoc. Professor Bobby Mathan.
- 65 hours - Lectures, tutorials, demonstrations, practicals, site visits and/or seminars. Refer
to Subject Outline for details.
||end of semester exam (50% - 70%); on-course assessment, some of which may be invigilated (30% - 50%).
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