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CHM 1109   Mineral Processing   Credits: 4

In this course, students will learn how minerals are processed and concentrated. Students will study the basic unit operations that pertain to comminution, beneficiation and de-watering as they apply to typical industrial processes. The pertinent chemical and physical interactions involved in the processes as well as industrial control strategies will be covered. Students will discuss the associated health, safety, and environmental issues and may visit plants to enhance their understanding. As part of the course, students will perform illustrative laboratory work.

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