Course Information

Course Code:
Course Number:
Code Course Name Language Type
MET 474E Extractive Metallurgy of Non-Ferrous Metals English Elective
Local Credits ECTS Theoretical Tutorial Laboratory
2 3 2 0 0
Course Prerequisites and Class Restriction
Prerequisites None
Class Restriction None
Course Description
Metals such as; Copper, Zinc, Cadmium, Mercury, Lead, Aluminum, Antimony, Chrome, Tungsten, Molybdenum, and Gold, Silver and Platinum group metals –either produced in Turkey or to be potentially produced, are taught in the following contents; etymology and history, physical and chemical properties, standards, chemical compounds and alloys, production and consumption statistics, world ore reserves, production techniques, flow sheets, environmental problems, extraction and raffination technologies – from primary or secondary sources, the furnaces used in extraction processes, converters, leaching, sedimentation and electrolysis. Processes, selected for the production of a given metal, are explained both in terms of the physico-chemical properties of metals and in relation to each others.