Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Leaching Processes KIM 501 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. ALİ OSMAN AYDIN
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. ALİ OSMAN AYDIN,
Course Assistants Research assistants in Chemistry Department
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective This lecture explains the fundemantals of leaching processes for various ores and teaches how to handle mass balance calculations in ındustrial applications.
Course Content The methods and application technologies in leaching processes. The investigation of leaching reactions and leaching kinetics. The preparation of the ores of copper, zinc and aluminum for leaching processes. Leaching processes for various types of ores and the uses of leaching solutions from these processes. Industrial mass balance problems in leaching processes and their answers.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Explains the foudamental applications in leaching processes. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Puts into practice the separation techniques to industrial processes. Lecture, Question-Answer, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
3 Explains equipments in a process related to extrations from ores. Lecture, Discussion, Problem Solving, Oral Exam, Homework,
4 Calculates matter balance in production processes. Lecture, Discussion, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
5 Evaluates the relationship between environment and leaching processes. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Comments leaching reaction kinetics. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
7 Evaluates leaching processes applicated to different ores. Lecture, Discussion, Self Study, Oral Exam, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction, general aspects, leaching methods
2 Leaching techniques and leaching solvents
3 The factors affecting leaching processes
4 Leaching kinetics
5 The leaching of metallic copper and copper ores with oxygen
6 The leaching of sulphur ores and related problems
7 The uses of leaching solvents with copper
8 Problems and answers in leaching processes
10 The leaching of zinc ores and roasted ores
11 The extraction of leaching solvents and their electrolysis
12 Aluminum, aluminum minerals and the leaching of alüminum ores
13 Alkaline leaching applications
14 The problems and answers for the leaching of aluminum
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 In addition to expanding and making deeper the knowledge established on undergraduate education in a same or different area, reaches the knowledge by doing research and also improves his or her knowledge to the expertise level by doing evaluation and practice. X
2 Utilizing incomplete or limited data in his or her study area expands the knowledge by experimental methods and use those obtained knowledge by scientific, social and ethical responsibility. X
3 - Constructs a problem with his/her adviser and develops a solution method and by evaluating the results apply them if it is necessary in his/ her area. X
4 -Transfer the current developments and his/her studies to the other related or nonrelated groups as written, orally and visually. X
5 - Develops new strategic approach and produces solutions in unexpected and complicated situations in his or her area of practice. X
6 - Develops strategic and practice plans and evaluates the obtained results within the framework of quality process in his or her study area.
7 - Has written communication ability in one of well known foreign languages (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level A1).
8 -Has knowledge for software and hardware about computers and uses data processing.
9 Protecting scientific, social, and ethical values, teaches and controls these values in the steps of collection, evaluation and announcement of data in the international arena.
10 - Applies his or her digested knowledge and problem solving ability in advanced studies. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Ödev 15
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 15
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 10 10
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 151
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.04
dersAKTSKredisi 6