Coal Washing and Handling

Course Name: 

Coal Washing and Handling (MI460)


B.Tech (Mining Engg)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

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Coking and non-coking coal. Coal washeries, sink and float tests on coal, washability index, optimum degree of washability and washability number, application of jigs, heavy media cyclone, Coal cleaning techniques for fine coal and coarse coal, coal flotation, beneficiation of non-coking coal, automation and quality control in preparation plants. Environmental management in coal preparation. Coal gasification, liquefaction and new products from coal. homogenization and blending systems. 


Weiss, N.L., Mineral Processing Handbook- Volume-II, Published by SME, 1985.
Muthui Richard K, Rop Bernard K, Kabugu M, Coal Handling and Equipment Selection, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, United States, 2014.


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 Karnataka, India.

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