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    University of Alberta
  Feb 24, 2018
University of Alberta Calendar 2017-2018

CME 472 - Extractive Metallurgy

★ 3.5 (fi 8) (either term, 3-1s-0) Physical and chemical preparation of ore feed. Roasting, briquetting, sintering and pelletizing. Leaching processes and chemicals, kinetics of leaching, ion exchange, activated carbon adsorption, solvent extraction and McCabe-Thiele Diagram. Metal recovery from solutions, electrowinning and electrorefining. Furnaces and fuels, refractories, slags and mattes. Reduction of metal compounds, smelting and converting, pyrometallurgical metal refining. Credit may not be obtained in this course if previous credits have been obtained in MAT E 430 and MAT E 332. Prerequisites: CME 265, MAT E 341, or consent of the Department.