542-0961/01 – Technological Analysis in Mineral Processing (ÚTA)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Mining Engineering and SafetyCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří Botula, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří Botula, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementOptional
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2002/2003Year of cancellation2010/2011
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesDoctoral
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 20+0
Part-time Credit and Examination 20+0
Distance Credit and Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Analysis of knowledge base in the area of raw materials properties and technologies evaluation. Interpretation of acquired informations and their synthesis for mineral processing technology assesment. Application of statistical methods in area of raw materials and wastes treatment.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


The course provides an overview of methods for evaluating raw materials and technological processes of their treatment. Increased attention is paid to the issue of statistical planning and evaluation of experimental work.

Compulsory literature:

MAC BERTHOUEX, P. and L.C. BROWN. Statistics for Environmental Engineers. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 1994. ISBN 1-56670-031-0. DRZYMALA, J. Mineral Processing: Foundations of theory and practice of minerallurgy. Wroclaw: Wroclaw University of Technology, 2007. ISBN 978-83-7493-362-9. SUBBA RAO, D.V. Minerals and coal: process calculations. Boca Raton: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2016]. ISBN 9781315225524. MELOUN, M. and J. MILITKÝ. Statistical Data Analysis: A Practical Guide. Woodhead Pub. India Pvt Limited, 2011. ISBN 0857091093.

Recommended literature:

MULAR, A.L., D.N. HALBE and D.J. BARRATT. Mineral processing plant design, practice, and control proceedings. New York: Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, 2002. ISBN 0873352238. KING, R.P., C.L. SCHNEIDER and E. A. KING. Modeling and simulation of mineral processing systems. 2nd ed. Englewood, Colo.: Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, 2012. ISBN 978-0-87335-345-8. Modeling and Simulation of Mineral Processing Systems: An online tutorial for learning Modsim. Mineral Technologies International, 2019. Dostupné z: http://www.mineraltech.com/MODSIM/ModsimTraining/Software/Software.html SBÁRBARO, D. and R. DEL VILLAR. Advanced control and supervision of mineral processing plants. New York: Springer, 2010. Advances in industrial control. ISBN 978-1-84996-106-6.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Definice kvalitativně-kvantitativních charakteristik při zpracování nerostných surovin.Zásady a metodika vzorkování surovin, definice experimentální chyby.Základní technologické parametry rozdělovacích procesů, výpočet účinnosti separace. Metodika hodnocení technologických procesů včetně statistických postupů plánování a vyhodnocování experimentů.Prognozování výsledků separace.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester, validity until: 2012/2013 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (145) 51
        Examination Examination 100  0
        Exercises evaluation Credit 45  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2010/2011 (P2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102V009) Processing K Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2009/2010 (P2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102V009) Processing P Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2009/2010 (P2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102V009) Processing K Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2008/2009 (P2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102V009) Processing K Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2008/2009 (P2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102V009) Processing P Czech Ostrava Optional study plan

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