542-0469/02 – Physical Separation Processes II (FSP II)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Mining Engineering and SafetyCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří Botula, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří Botula, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation2021/2022
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
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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+14
Part-time Credit and Examination 16+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Define and describe the basic principles of the electromagnetic field and its interactions with the matter. Clarify and interpret the principles of the electromagnetic field in the area of magnetic and electrical separation methods of materials Apply the knowledge in the area of raw and waste materials processing

Teaching methods

Experimental work in labs


Magnetic Separation- theory of magnetic separation, machinery and technology of magnetic separation Electrostatic Separation - theory of elekctrostatic separation. machinery and technology of electrostatic separation Eddy-current separation - theory and application Optical Separation - theory, machinery and technology Radiometric separation - theory, machinery and technology

Compulsory literature:

A. GUPTA AND D.S. YAN. Mineral processing design and operation an introduction. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2006. ISBN 9780444516367 SVOBODA,Jan. Magnetic Techniques for the Treatment of Materials.London 2004. ISBN 1-4020-2038-4 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:

WILLS, B. A., Tim. NAPIER-MUNN a B. A. WILLS. Wills' mineral processing technology: an introduction to the practical aspects of ore treatment and mineral recovery. 7th ed. Boston, MA: Elsevier/BH, 2006. ISBN 978-0-750-64450-1. DRZYMALA, Jan. Mineral Processing: Foundations of theory and practice of minerallurgy. Wroclaw: Wroclaw University of Technology, 2007. ISBN 978-83-7493-362-9. SUBA RAO, D.V. Textbook of Mineral Processing. Scientific Publishers, 2017. ISBN 9789387741027.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Submission of correctly solved protocols from laboratory and computational exercises


Other requirements

submission of required reports of exercise


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Principles of magnetic separation. Fundamental quantities of magnetism 2. Magnetic properties of materials and minerals 3. Forces in magnetic fields 4. Magnetic separators with stationary field 5. Separators with variable magnetic field 6. Separation in magnetic fluids 7. Eddy-current separation 8. Technology of magnetic separation 9. Separation in electric field, characteristic and fundamental quantities 10. Electric properties of materials and minerals 11. Review of electric separators 12. Technology of electric separation 13. Optical separation 14 Radiometric separation

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2020/2021 Winter semester, validity until: 2021/2022 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 33  17
        Examination Examination 67  18 3
Mandatory attendence participation: 80% participation in exercises

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
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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