Extraction of Non Ferrous Metals

Course Name: 

Extraction of Non Ferrous Metals (MT406)

Programme: 

B.Tech (MME)

Semester: 

Seventh

Category: 

Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Content: 

Silver: sources, extraction by cyanidation, refining; gold: sources, concentration methods, gold recovery, refining; chromium: occurrence, production; cadmium: sources, extraction, recovery from secondary sources; mercury: sources, extraction from cinnabar; uranium: ores, processing of uranium ores, solvent extraction, reduction, production in India; thorium - sources, extraction and its purification; beryllium: types of ore, production, zirconium: sources, extraction and its refining, separation of Zr and Hf, fabrication of zirconium, production of zirconium in India; titanium: sources, beneficiation methods of illmenite, production of titanium tetrachloride, the Kroll process; molybdenum: production of powder and ductile Mo; tungsten: ores, concentration methods, production of tungsten trioxide; production of tungsten powder and ductile tungsten; tin: types, smelting of tin concentrates, refining of tin.

References: 

H. S. Ray, A. Sridhar and K. P. Abraham, Extraction of Nonferrous Metals, 1985, EWP, New Delhi.
Sevryukov N., Nonferrous Metallurgy, 1975, Mir, Moscow.
W. H. Dennis - Metallurgy of the Non-Ferrous Metals, Ed.2, 1966, Pitman, London.

Department: 

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
 

Contact us

Dr. Udaya Bhat K, Head
Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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