Theory of Metallurgical Processes (PM705)

Course Name: 

Theory of Metallurgical Processes


M.Tech. in Process Metallurgy




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-1-0) 4

Course modules and teaching hours: 

Review of various rate theories, Gibbs and Langmiuir isotherms, diffusion in solids, liquids and gases, mass transfer: concept of mass transfer coefficients, mass transfer correlations, mass transfer models, interfacial phenomenon interfacial turbulence, electrocapillary effects, enhanced vaporization; process analysis, staged operations, impinging jets and submerged jets, continuous flow systems, analysis of single particle reactions, correlation with packed beds and fluidized beds.


F. D. Richardson, Physical Chemistry of Melts in Metallurgy, Vols.1 & 2, 1974, Academic Press, London. J. Szekely & N. Themelis, Rate Phenomenon in Process Metallurgy, Wiley International, 1971 L. Coudrier et al, Fundamentals of Metallurgical Processes, 1978, Pergamon


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

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Dr. Ravishankar K. S, Head
Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
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Faculty Co-ordinator: Dr. Saumen Mandal 

Student Co-ordinator: Yoganath P