ECTSChemical Principles in Production of Metals

Chemical Principles in Production of Metals (MATE303) Ders Detayları

Course Name Corse Code Dönemi Lecture Hours Uygulama Saati Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Chemical Principles in Production of Metals MATE303 5. Semester 3 0 0 3 5.5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
MATE 204
Course Language İngilizce
Course Type Compulsory Departmental Courses
Course Level Lisans
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The objective of the course is to give students fundamentals and practical aspects of production, refining and electrochemical processing of metals.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Studunets will apply thermodynamic and kinetic principles to high-temperature chemical systems and processes, metal production and refining processes and electrometallurgical systems and processes.
  • Students will explain why a given established process or sequence of processes is used in production and refining of metals like lead, zinc, copper, aluminum.
  • Students will be able to consider alternative processes for production of a metal from a source which may range all the way from ore to waste of a different process and refining of a crude metal and evaluate the thermodynamic feasibility of each alternative
  • Students will be able to consider how a thermodynamically feasible process can be conducted for production, refining and electrochemical processing of metals and decide on the requirements to be met by the materials and the reactor to be used, determine what the important operating parameters are and how these parameters affect the process and the product.
Course Content Generalised treatment of thermodynamic and kinetic principles of pretreatment, reduction, smelting, matte smelting, hydrometallurgical and refining processes; principles and practice of production of iron, lead, zinc, copper, aluminum.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Scope of the course, general aspects of production of metals. Related pages of the course books and the other sources
2 Drying, calcination, roasting Related pages of the course books and the other sources
3 Reduction Processes: Stabilities of oxides, sulfides, chlorides and general principles of reduction processes Related pages of the course books and the other sources
4 Reduction Processes: Metallothermic reduction processes; general principles, thermit reaction, Pidgeon process, Kroll process Related pages of the course books and the other sources
5 Reduction Processes: Gaseous reduction processes; general principles, concepts of metal yield and efficiency in gaseous reduction of metal compounds Related pages of the course books and the other sources
6 Reduction Processes: Carbothermic reduction processes; general principles, production of metals and metal carbides, production of zinc Related pages of the course books and the other sources
7 Midterm 1
8 Smelting Processes: Review of activity-composition relationship in multicomponent metallic solutions, Slags, metal-slag reactions Related pages of the course books and the other sources
9 Smelting Processes: Smelting of lead, Imperial smelting process, production of ferroalloys Related pages of the course books and the other sources
10 Matte smelting and converting of copper Related pages of the course books and the other sources
11 Refining processes: Classification and general principles of refining processes. Related pages of the course books and the other sources
12 Refining processes: refining of lead, fire refining of copper, gases in metals and degassing, vacuum treatment of metals. Related pages of the course books and the other sources
13 Midterm 2
14 Electrochemical processes: Principles of electrochemical cells, reversible electrode potentials, polarization Related pages of the course books and the other sources
15 Electrochemical processes: Recovery of metals from aqueous solutions, cementation, hydrogen reduction, electrowinning processes Related pages of the course books and the other sources
16 Electrochemical processes: Fused salt electrolysis; production of aluminum. Electrorefining, electroplating, electropolishing processes. Related pages of the course books and the other sources

Sources

Course Book 1. N.Sevinç, Class Notes, Atılım University
Other Sources 2. R.D.Pehlke, Unit Processes of Extractive Metallurgy, Elsevier, 1973.
3. R.H.Parker, An Introduction to Chemical Metallurgy, Pergamon, 1978.
4. T.Rosenqvist, Principles of Extractive Metallurgy, McGraw Hill, 1974.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 5
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 6 6
Homework Assignments 4 4
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 50
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 35
Toplam 14 100
Percentage of Semester Work 65
Percentage of Final Work 35
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering X
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data X
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs X
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams X
5 An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems X
6 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice X
7 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility X
8 An ability to communicate effectively X
9 An understanding the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context and recognition of the responsibilities for social problems X
10 A knowledge of contemporary engineering issues X
11 Skills in project management and recognition of international standards and methodologies X
12 Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 2 32
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 4 3 12
Quizzes/Studio Critics 6 1 6
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 12 24
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 15 15
Total Workload 137