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Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Introduction to Mineral Processing

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and NPTEL via Swayam


Mineral processing is the first process that most ores undergo after mining in order to provide a more concentrated material for the procedures of extractive metallurgy. Although the primary operations are comminution and concentration, but there are other important operations in a modern mineral processing plant, including sizing, sampling and bulk material handling. This course is intended to provide a detailed understanding of the afore-mentioned operations.


Week 1: Importance of Mineral Processing

Week 2: Particle Characterization

Week 3: Comminution 1

Week 4: Comminution 2

Week 5: Industrial Screening

Week 6: Movement of Solids in Fluids

Week 7: Hydrocyclone

Week 8: Gravity Concentration

Week 9: Flotation

Week 10:Bulk Material Storage and Handling

Week 11:Slurry Transportation

Week 12: Iron Ore Washing

Taught by

Arun Kumar Majumder

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