Non Ferrous Extractive Metallurgy (PM 806)

Course Name: 

Non Ferrous Extractive Metallurgy


M.Tech. in Process Metallurgy




Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Course modules and teaching hours: 

Basics of Extractive metallurgy,Extraction of metals from oxide sources,Basic approaches and special features of specific extraction processes,Extraction of Aluminum (Bayer process, Hall-Heroult process, modern refining processes of Alumina ProductionExtraction of metals from sulphides ore sources (Pyro-metallurgy and hydrometallurgy) Production of copper, zinc (conventional and advanced routes), Extraction of gold Extraction of titanium.


Extraction of nonferrous metals, H.S. Ray, R. Sridhar and K.P. Abraham Affiliated East West Press Pvt Ltd., New Delhi (2007). F. Habashi, Principles of Extractive Metallurgy, Vol.1-4, Gordon and Breach, New York, T. Rosenqvist, Principles of Extractive Metallurgy, McGraw Hill, New York (1983) R.D. Pehlke, Unit processed in extractive metallurgy, Elsevier, Amsterdam (1982) H.S. Ray and A. Ghosh, Principles of extractive metallurgy, Wiley Eastern Ltd., New Delhi (1991) E-books and open sources


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Contact us

Dr. Kumkum Banerjee, Head
Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473050

Contact details for Placements and Internships


Faculty Co-ordinator: Dr. Saumen Mandal 

Student Co-ordinator: Yoganath P