Materials and Energy Balance

IIT Kanpur Course , Prof. Satish Ch. Koria

Lecture 1: Introduction to Course

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Materials and Energy Balance in Metallurgical Processes by Prof. S. C. Koria, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, IIT Kanpur For more details on NPTEL visit

Course Description :

ntroduction, Relationship between energy balance, energy conservation and environment; Dimensions, units and conversion factors; Stoichiometry; Principles of calculations; Sampling and measurements.
Principles of materials and energy balance; Laws of thermodynamics, Thermochemistry, and illustration of the concepts with suitable example, Fundamental Principles of metal extraction and refining and combustion, carbonization and gasification.
Set up of material balance problems in mineral processing unit operations, Set up and illustration of energy balances in various unit processes like calcinations, sintering, roasting, smelting, converting, refining, gasification, carbonization, Case studies: Energy balance of a reheating furnace, rotary kiln ,etc, Integration of energy balance with clean development mechanism with an illustration.

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