Materials and Energy balance in Metallurgical Processes

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

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Introduction, 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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