542-0468/03 – Physical Separation Processes I (FSP 1)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Mining Engineering and SafetyCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří Botula, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří Botula, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year2Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2020/2021Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
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BOT40 doc. Ing. Jiří Botula, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 28+28
Part-time Credit and Examination 16+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student is acquainted with theoretical fundamentals of gravitational separation and on the basis of acquired knowledge he / she is able to estimate and propose a suitable separation method for a given raw material. He is able to perform basic technological calculations.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials
Experimental work in labs

Summary

The course provides an overview of the theoretical foundations of gravitational processes applicable to bulk materials processing and introduces possible applications of these processes. Attention is paid to used machinery and calculations of basic technological parameters.

Compulsory literature:

WiLLs, B.A.,Wills’ Mineral Processing Technology. An Introduction to the Practical Aspects of Ore Treatment and Mineral Recovery. 2006, ISBN 0-7506-4450-8 DRZYMALA, Jan. Mineral processing: foundations of theory and practice of minerallurgy. Wroclaw: University of Technology, 2007. ISBN 9788374933629. TICHÁNEK, František, Jiří BOTULA a Vlastimil ŘEPKA. Mineral processing. Ostrava: VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava, 2005, 90 l. ISBN 8024808137 FUERSTENAU, Maurice C. a Kenneth N. HAN. Principles of mineral processing. Littleton, Colo.: Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, c2003. ISBN 0-87335-167-3.

Recommended literature:

SUBA RAO, D.V. Textbook of Mineral Processing. Scientific Publishers, 2017. ISBN 9789387741027. A. GUPTA AND D.S. YAN. Mineral processing design and operation an introduction. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2006. ISBN 9780444516367. YOUNG, Courtney a Gerald H LUTTRELL. Separation technologies for minerals, coal, and earth resources. Englewood, Colo.: Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, 2012. ISBN 0873353390. UNGARISH, M. Hydrodynamics of suspensions: fundamentals of centrifugal and gravity separation. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1993. ISBN 0387547622.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Submission of correctly solved programs from exercises. Oral exam.

E-learning

Other requirements

Student demonstrates knowledge of basic separation processes in gravitational field, including basic technological calculations.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Separation of bulk materials, basic concepts and applications 2. Gravity separation, theory of gravity separation 3. Separation in heavy suspensions, theoretical foundations, 4. Separation in heavy suspensions, machinery, calculation of parameters 5. Separation in jigs, separation theory 6. Separation in jigs, machinery, calculation of parameters 7. Separation in thin layer of water, theoretical foundations 8. Separation in a thin layer of water, machinery, calculation of parameters 9. Separation in the ascending stream of water, theoretical foundations 10.Separation in the ascending stream of water, machinery, calculation of parameters 11.Separation in a centrifugal field, theoretical foundations 12.Separation in centrifugal field, machinery, calculation of parameters 13.Pneumatic separation, theoretical foundations 14.Pneumatic separation, machinery, calculation of parameters

Conditions for subject completion

Conditions for completion are defined only for particular subject version and form of study

Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2022/2023 (B0724A290006) Process Engineering in Raw Materials PPH K Czech Most 2 Compulsory study plan
2022/2023 (B0724A290006) Process Engineering in Raw Materials PPH P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2022/2023 (B0724A290006) Process Engineering in Raw Materials PPH K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (B0724A290006) Process Engineering in Raw Materials PPH P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (B0724A290006) Process Engineering in Raw Materials PPH K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (B0724A290006) Process Engineering in Raw Materials PPH K Czech Most 2 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B0724A290006) Process Engineering in Raw Materials PPH P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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