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Mineral Processing (MN PR)

MN PR 301 Elements of Mineral Processing (3) Introduction to mineral process engineering. Sampling, sizing, comminution, physical and chemical processes, applications to industrial practice. Pollution control.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: CHEM 110 orCHEM 106;MATH 141  

MN PR 401 Mineral Process Engineering (3) Unit operations for processing particulate materials: comminution, screening, classification, slurry pumping, thickening, filtration, etc.; application to mineral processing plant design.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: MN PR 301, MATH 250 orMATH 251  

MN PR 413 Mineral Processing Laboratory (1) A laboratory study of the chemical and physical principles involved in practical mineral processing operations.
Effective: Spring 1999
Prerequisite: or concurrent:MN PR 301  

MN PR 425 Interfacial Phenomena and Flotation (3) Surface and interfacial phenomena related to flotation agglomeration, flocculation, and dispersion of particles. Application to mineral separation and related processes.
Effective: Fall 2009
Prerequisite: EME 301;MATH 250 orMATH 251;MN PR 301  

MN PR 426 (MATSE 426) Aqueous Processing (3) A study of the chemical and engineering principles pertinent to metal processing in aqueous systems: hydrometallurgical extraction, plating, materials preparation.
Effective: Fall 2009
Prerequisite: EME 301 orMATSE 401  

MN PR 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 1999

MN PR 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1999

Last Import from UCM: January 20, 2018 3:00 AM


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