JNTUH B.Tech 2016-2017 (R16) Detailed Syllabus Principles of Extractive Metallurgy

Principles of Extractive Metallurgy Detailed Syllabus for B.Tech second year second sem is covered here. This gives the details about credits, number of hours and other details along with reference books for the course.

The detailed syllabus for Principles of Extractive Metallurgy B.Tech 2016-2017 (R16)  second year second sem is as follows.

B.Tech. II Year II Sem.    L/T/P/C
Course Code: MM404ES 3/1/0/3

Course Objective: The basic objective of the course is to introduce principles of various types of unit process used for extracting industrially important metals

Course Outcome: Student will be in a position to ascertain the method of extraction of a particular metal and also understands the importance of recovery of byproducts during extraction.

UNIT I Classification of ores, basics of pyrometallurgy, calcination, roasting, and type of roasting,
thermodynamics of extraction

UNIT II Sintering Pelletisation and Smelting, basic principles with examples, Slags, classification,
properties and uses

UNIT III Hydrometallurgy: advantages, and disadvantages, principles and types of leaching, solution
purification by ion exchange and solvent extraction, cementation

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  • Extraction of Non-Ferrous Metals – HS Ray, KP Abraham and R. Sridhar
  • Principles of Extractive Metallurgy – Ghosh


  • Metallurgy – A R Bailey
  • Principles Of Extractive Metallurgy – J W Christian

For all other B.Tech 2nd Year 2nd Sem syllabus go to JNTUH B.Tech Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 2nd Year 2nd Sem Course Structure for (R16) Batch.

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