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Courses Handbook 2014

This handbook contains information for courses and units at Curtin in 2014.
Information for the previous year's courses and units is available at Courses Handbook 2013.

5640 (v.8) Hydrometallurgy 562

Area: Department of Minerals Engineering and Extractive Metallurgy
Credits: 25.0
Contact Hours: 5.0
TUITION PATTERNS: The tuition pattern provides details of the types of classes and their duration. This is to be used as a guide only. Precise information is included in the unit outline.
Lecture: 1 x 3 Hours Weekly
Practical: 1 x 2 Hours Weekly
UNIT REFERENCES, TEXTS, OUTCOMES AND ASSESSMENT DETAILS: The most up-to-date information about unit references, texts and outcomes, will be provided in the unit outline.
Syllabus: The chemistry and engineering aspects of hydrometallurgical unit processes - leaching, separation, extraction and recovery. Extraction techniques will include the oxidative and non-oxidative leaching of minerals, purification and recovery of metals by precipitation, ion exchange and solvent extraction. Recovery of metals by reduction and electrowinning. Chemistry, design and operation of some common hydrometallurgical processes. This unit has on-site laboratory requirements.
Field of Education: 030305 Materials Engineering
Result Type: Grade/Mark


Availability

Year Location Period Internal Partially Online Internal Area External Central External Fully Online
2014 Kalgoorlie Campus Semester 2 Y        
2014 Kalgoorlie Campus Semester 2     Y    

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Fully Online refers to the main (larger portion of) mode of learning provided via Internet interaction (including the downloading of pre-packaged material on the Internet). Excludes online course/units run through the Curtin Bentley-based Distance Education Area which remain Central External


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