637-0907/02 – Theory of Production of Non-Ferrous Metals (TVNK)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Non-ferrous Metals, Refining and RecyclingCredits10
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Miroslav Kursa, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Miroslav Kursa, CSc.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2010/2011Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
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KUR30 prof. Ing. Miroslav Kursa, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
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Full-time Examination 2+0
Combined Examination 28+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student will be able to: - define and apply basic theoretical knowledge from physical chemistry, chemistry and theory of metallurgical processes to processes of production of nonferrous metals - characterise basic pre-requisites for development of processes of pyro-, hydro- and electrometallurgy - classify and explain individual technologies - evaluate optimum technological processes for production of selected groups of metals - formulate advantages and disadvantages of individual technologies - apply knowledge at solution of technical problems

Teaching methods

Lectures

Summary

The course focuses on the theoretical foundations of the processes applied at production of non-ferrous metals. Production of non-ferrous metals uses a wide range of raw materials of diverse chemical nature. This is related to the diversity of their processing procedures. Students will learn the bases of pyro-metallurgical, hydro-metallurgical and electro-metallurgical processes, as well as selected processes of production of heavy, light, noble, high-melting, radioactive and rare earth metals. They will also be acquainted with the preparation and technical application of alloys of non-ferrous metals.

Compulsory literature:

MOORE, J.J. Chemical Metallurgy. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann, 1990. ISBN 0-7506-1646-6. MICHNA, Š. et al. Aluminium Materials and Technologies from A to Z. Prešov: Adin, 2007. ISBN 978-80-89244-18-8. SKOTNICOVÁ, K., M. LOSERTOVÁ a M. KURSA. Theory of production of non-ferrous metals and alloys. Ostrava: VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2015.

Recommended literature:

ABEL, L.A., ed. ASM handbook: Nonferrous alloys and special-purpose materials. Volume 2, Properties and selection: Materials Park: ASM International, 1990. ISBN 0-87170-378-5. DAVIS, J.R. ed. Metals handbook. Desk ed. Materials Park: ASM International, 1998. ISBN 0-87170-654-7.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Tutorial

E-learning

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Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

· Pyro-metallurgy: Phase equilibria in Me-O and Me-S systems. Thermodynamic and kinetic description of pyro-metallurgical processes for production of non-ferrous metals, Ellingham’s and Kellog’s diagrams. Processes of calcination, roasting; thermodynamics and kinetics of roasting processes. Melting processes. Processes of distillation and sublimation and their application at production of non-ferrous metals. Basic principles of plasma metallurgy processes, types of reactors, efficiency of processes. Pyro-metallurgical refining procedures, oxidation refining, sulphidisation, chloration, liquation, formation if inter-metallic compounds, carbonylic process, iodine process, vacuum refining, zonal processes and processes of directional crystallisation. · Hydro-metallurgy: Hydro-metallurgy of non-ferrous metals, overview of metals obtained by hydro-metallurgical methods. Equilibria in aqueous solutions. Thermodynamic investigation of heterogeneous systems in aqueous environments, calculations and construction of E-Ph diagrams. Equilibria in Cu-S-H2O, Fe-S-H2O, Cu-Fe-S-H2O, Zn-H2O, Cu-H2O, Ni-H2O, Au-CN-H2O, Al-H2O and U-H2O systems. Kinetics of heterogeneous reactions of leaching processes, influence of variables (temperature, surface of inter-phase interface, flow, etc.) on dissolution kinetics. Physical-chemical fundamentals of processes of cyanide leaching. Electro-chemical substance of dissolution of noble metals, hydrolysis of cyanide solutions. Separation, cleaning and enrichment of spent liquors, processes of ion exchange, adsorption on activated carbon, extraction processes. Obtaining of metals from solutions, thermodynamic aspects of chemical deposition, cementation processes, reduction by hydrogen, liquid extraction, ion exchange, precipitation of poorly soluble compounds, crystallisation form aqueous solutions. Obtaining of metals from aqueous solutions by electrolysis. · Electro-metallurgy Electrolytic processes, Nernst’s equation and standard electrode potentials, anodic and cathodic polarisation curves for the system metallic ion / metal, overvoltage of hydrogen on electrodes, Tafel’s equation. Electrolytic metal depositing, refining and precipitating electrolysis, metals obtained by electrolysis form aqueous solutions. Processes of electrolysis of salt melts. Efficiency of processes of electrolytic depositing of metals from salt melts, their advantages and drawbacks.

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