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Course Information
Course Unit Title : Fine Particle Flotation
Course Unit Code : 01MAD5105
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : 1
Semester : 1.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) :
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : Properties and behaviours of fine particles in flotation
Methods for recovery of fine particle by flotation
Improvement of separation selectivity in mechanical flotation
New developments in the recovery of fine particles
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Behaviour of fine mineral particles in the pulp (mass, shape, coagulation, slime coating, high reagent consumption, etc.), mechanical entrainment, decreasing of detrimental effect of entrainment and slime coating, new flotation cell designs.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : Properties and behaviours of fine particles in flotation
Methods for recovery of fine particle by flotation
Improvement of separation selectivity in mechanical flotation
New developments in the recovery of fine particles
Course Aims : This course aims to provide the students with general knowledge related to problems faced during recovering fine particles by flotation, new developments in this subject, selection of flotation cells according to ore types and their size distributions.
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook :
Additional Resources : Sivamohan, R., 1990, The problem of recovering very fine particles in mineral processing-A review, Inter.J. Miner.Process., 28, 247-288.
Trahar W.J., Warren, L.J., 1976, The floatability of very fine particles, Inter.J. Miner.Process., 3, 103-131
Çilek, E. C., Mineral Flotation, SDU publications No.: 59, Isparta
Finch, J.A. ve Dobby, G.S., 1990, Column flotation, ISBN: 0-08-040186-4, Pergamon Press, New York, 9-36
Crozier, R.D., 1992, Flotation, Pergamon Press, Oxford
Nguyen, A.V.,Schulze, H.J., 2004, Colloidal science of flotation, Marcel Dekker, New York
Material Sharing
Documents :
Assignments :
Exams :
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 3 42  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 3 42  
Homeworks :
2 20 40  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 20 20  
Finals :
1 30 30  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
174  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 60
Quiz :
1 20
Homework :
1 20
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
50
The ratio of final to success :
50
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Introduction
 
2 Behaviour of fine particles in pulp
 
3 Behaviour of fine particles in pulp
 
4 Coagulation and its effect on flotation
 
5 Slime coating and its effect on flotation
 
6 Dispersion mechanisms in pulp
 
7 Behaviour of fine particles in the froth phase
 
8 Mechanical entrainment and its effect on flotation
 
9 Relationship between froth height and flotation selectivity
 
10 Effect of fine particle froth structure
 
11 Relationship between fine particles and flotation selectivity
 
12 Removal of slime prior to flotation
 
13 New methods for fine particles (column flotation, Jameson cell, etc.)
 
14 General assessment