Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 x 2 hour lectures per week |
Total Time Commitment:
Estimated 120 hours
Students must have completed the following subject prior to enrolling in this subject:
CHEN30001 Reactor Engineering (Prior to 2011 CHEN40003 Reactor Engineering)
And one of:
ENGR30001 Fluid Mechanics & Thermodynamics (prior to 2013)
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
CHEN40011 Minerals, Materials and Recycling
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
The importance of the minerals industry to the Australian economy. Liberation, size reduction, size separation and concentration separations in minerals processing. Extractive metallurgy, including hydrometallurgy and pyrometallurgy. Aspects of physico-chemical principles of mineral separation processes to produce metals and ceramic products from ores as well as recycled materials and consumer products. The influence of interatomic bonding and material atomic structure on material behaviour. Phase diagrams and equilibria as well as material mechanical, electrical and magnetic properties will be covered. The process of developing material selection criteria and selecting materials for particular applications will be presented. The systems approach to recycling of products, process sustainability and environmental considerations.
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
The subject will enhance the following generic skills:
Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) |
Master of Philosophy - Engineering
B-ENG Chemical Engineering stream |
B-ENG Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering stream
Master of Engineering (Biomolecular)
Master of Engineering (Chemical)
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