Mineral Processing Technology

Course Name: 

Mineral Processing Technology (MI401)


B.Tech (Mining Engg)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)


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


Wills, B.A., Mineral Processing Technology ; Pergamon Press – 4th Edition , 1989. Weiss, N.L. , Mineral processing Handbook – Vol. I & II, S.M.E., 1985. Maurice C. Fuerstenau , Edited by Kenneth N. Han , Principles of Mineral Processing, Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration , United States, 2003. Ashok Gupta , Denis S. Yan ., Mineral Processing Design and Operations : An Introduction, Elsevier Science & Technology, Oxford, United Kingdom, 2016. G S Ramakrishna Rao , Mineral Processing Techniques Basics and Related Issues, Zorba Publishers , India, 2014.


Mining Engineering

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 Prof Harsh Vardhan,

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 Department of Mining Engineering, NITKSurathkal
 P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
 Karnataka, India.

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