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Metal Extraction Technology (PDT262/3): Subject Guides to Metal Extraction Technology

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This course will introduce student to mineral processing and general principle in extracting metal from ore: hydrometallurgy, elecrometallurgy and pyrometallurgy. This course will exposed student to the advantages mineral processing, crushing, grinding, sizing, classification, gravity concentration, magnetic and electrostatic separation and flotation. Hydrometallurgy: Leaching: process and mode of leaching. Leaching technique: insitu leaching, dump leaching, heap leaching, vat leaching, bacterial leaching, electrochemical leaching, Counter current leaching system. Electrometallurgy: Electrorecovery and electropurification: principles, electrochemical, electrod potential, overpotential, limited potential, electrochemical/elecrolysis cell. Pyrometallurgy: Ore treatment by roasting, calcination, and sintering. Melting and smelting, matte smelting. Reduction of iron ore from blast furnace. Direct smelting/ melting.

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Nazirah Zainul Abidin
Perpustakaan Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra,
Universiti Malaysia Perlis,
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