COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Mineral Processing * MDN   204 4 2 3 5

Prerequisites and co-requisites Yok
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level Short Cycle Programmes (Associate's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Lec. Seda DEMİRCİ
Instructors
Öğr. Gör.SEDA DEMİRCİ1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The aim of the course is to give fundamental knowledge on the concentration methods to extract valuable minerals from ores, to show the basics of the equipments used in the field, to give calculation methods for evaluation of the processes.To teach basic mineral processing subjects which are electrostatic and magnetic seperation, leaching, ion-exchange, solvent extraction, enhancing of magnetic properties and changing physical and chemical properties of ore and gangue minerals by heating.
Content
Gravity methods,Theory of electrostatic seperation Application of electrostatic seperation Theory of magnetic seperation Application of magnetic seperation Equipments used in magnetic seperation and selection of these equipments Leaching of low grade ores Stages of leaching of low grade ores Concentration of solutions containing metallic ions, Concentration of solutions containing metallic ions, Enhancing of magnetic properties by heating Heat treatments prior to leaching Changing of dissolution properties due to differantial calcination by heat treatment Recoveries of gold and cobalt by hydrometallurgical methods

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Having knowledge on mining combination of their theoretical and practical knowledge on applications.
X
2
Understand the principles and methods of work safety
X
3
Identifies problems in the field of mining with the help of the scientific data, gains modeling and solution skills
X
4
Explains and uses the basic measurement techniques in mining areas.
X
5
Explain technological methods used in discovery, extraction and processing of mines.
X
6
Actively uses current techniques and tools in basic mining areas in laboratory lessons.
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction to ore dressing, terms Lecture notes and literature note reads
2 Methods of ore dressing according to size and length differences. Lecture notes and literature note reads
3 Principles of gravity methods and gravity equipments Lecture notes and literature note reads
4 Enrichment principles in layered fluid medium Lecture notes and literature note reads
5 Metal extraction calculations Lecture notes and literature note reads
6 Stabil an Dinamic processors Lecture notes and literature note reads
7 Principles of gravity methods, Principles of heavy media methods Lecture notes and literature note reads
8 Mid-Term Exam Lecture notes and literature note reads
9 Theory of electrostatic seperation Lecture notes and literature note reads
10 Theory of magnetic seperation Lecture notes and literature note reads
11 Equipments used in magnetic seperation and selection of these equipments Lecture notes and literature note reads
12 Concentration of solutions containing metallic ion Lecture notes and literature note reads
13 Enhancing of magnetic properties by heating Lecture notes and literature note reads
14 Changing of dissolution properties due to differantial calcination by heat treatment Lecture notes and literature note reads
15 Enrichment process flow diagrams, calculation and evaluation Lecture notes and literature note reads
16-17 Term Exams Lecture notes and literature note reads

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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