Mineral Processing

Course Name: 

Mineral Processing (MN402)

Programme: 

B.Tech (Mining Engg)

Semester: 

Seventh

Category: 

Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)

Content: 

Scope and objective of mineral processing. Ore handling and storage. Ore sorting, Sampling techniques
and devices. Liberation and communition, Laboratory and industrial sizing. Concentration methods.
Magnetic and high tension separation. Froth flotation. Classifiers. Coal quality. Coal preparation for
coarse and fine coal. Washability curves and washability number. Dewatering devices. Drying and
tailings disposal.

References: 

Wills, B.A., Mineral Processing Technology ; Pergamon Press – 4th Edition , 1989. Weiss, N.L. , Mineral processing Handbook – Vol. I & II, S.M.E., 1985

Department: 

Mining Engineering
 

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Prof. V. R. Sastry, Head of the Department
Department of Mining Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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