


Sadegh Firoozi


Courses

Advanced Kinetics of Materials(SPRING_2019)
Aims:
Introduction to mass transfer in the reactions of heterogeneous systems
Syllabus:
 Diffusion coefficient and mass transfer
 Heterogeneous systems
 Rate of chemical reactions in solidliquid systems
 Shrinking core model
 Solidliquid reactors
 Rate of heterogeneous reactions in fluidfluid systems
Text Book:
 Chemical reaction Engineering  O. Levenspiel  2004

Extractive Metallurgy Calculations(SPRING_2019)
Aims:
Developing skills in materials and energy balances in metallurgical extraction  Charge calculation for metallurgical reactors
Syllabus:
 System of units and their conversion
 Molar and mass conversion for compounds and elements
 stoichiometry
 Fuel, combustion and coke making calculations
 Materials balance fundamentals
 Methods of measurements and errors in measurements
 Solving metallurgical processes problems using systems of equations
 Solving materials and energy balances using HSC software
 Energy balance
 Charge calculation of reactors
 Iron making problems
 Steelmaking problems
 Copper extraction problems
 Refining of metals problems
 Electrometallurgy extraction problem
 Course review
Text Book:

Special Topics(Materials Chemistry)(SPRING_2019)
Aims:
Introduction to structures and properties of atoms and molecules from the quantum mechanics viewpoint  Understanding chemical and structural properties, and synthesis methods of engineering functional materials
Syllabus:
 An introduction to materials chemistry and its role in science and technology
 A quantum mechanical view of atomic structure. Photoelectric effect, Hydrogen atom spectra, Planks radiation law, double slit experiment
 WaveParticle duality, Uncertainty principle, Wavefunction, Schrodinger equation, Solution to the wavefunction equation for a particle in a box, Hydrogen atom energy level
 Quantum numbers, Probability density and radial distribution function, Atomic orbitals and Spin
 Ionization energy and electron affinity, Polarizability, Electronegativity, Enthalpy of formation of ionic bonds, lattice enthalpy, BornHaber cycle and BornLande equation
 Consequences of lattice enthalpies, Covalent bonding and Lewis structure
 Resonance, molecule shape and VSEPR model, dipole moment and molecular polarity
 ValanceBond theory, Hybridization, pie and sigma bonds, Length and strength of bonds
 Molecular orbital theory, diatomic and polyatomic molecules, Photoelectron UV spectroscopy,
 Metallic bonding  free electron model, Molecular orbital and electronic structure of solids (Band theory), band gaps and Fermi level
 Thermal excitation and FermiDirac distribution, Light absorption and emission of conductive and semiconductors, Doping and nonintrinsic semiconductors
 Oxide semiconductor, group IIIV semiconductors, Glasses and metal oxide of d block
Text Book:
 Jones, Laverman, Atkins, "Chemical Principles The Quest for InsightW.H. Freeman and Company (2013)
 Moore, Elaine A. Smart, LesleySolid state chemistry _ an introduction  CRC Press (2012)

Transport Phenomena(SPRING_2019)
Aims:
Introduction to fluid dynamics (momentum transport), heat transfer and mass transfer using momentum, energy and mass conservation laws
Syllabus:
 An introduction to the Transport Phenomena  Fluid Statics
 Newtons law of viscosity and the concept of viscosity
 The equation of continuity, equation of motion, Navier Stokes equation
 fluid flow in compact bed
 Momentum balance in laminar fluid flow  Couette flow
 Application of Bernoulli equation in solving engineering problems, Friction loss, drainage of a vessel, Pitot tube and Venturi meter
 Unsteady state heat conduction in solids, Newtonian cooling
 Heat conduction in semiinfinite solid
 Forced heat convection
 Natural heat convection
 Empirical equation in heat convection
 Black body radiation, grey and real bodies
 Molecular mass transfer and Ficks first law
 Macroscopic momentum balance and Bernoulli equation
 Creeping flow, ideal flow and some examples of laminar fluid flow
 An introduction to turbulent flow, Reynolds experiment
 Calculation of gas viscosity by kinetic theory of gases, viscosity of liquids
 Transient heat conduction in solids  Heisler charts
 Diffusion coefficient in gases, theories of diffusion in liquids
 flow of a falling film, Flow through a circular tube  HagenPoiseuille equation
 Friction factor and empirical equation in fluid flow, Moody diagram
 An introduction to heat transfer, Fourier law of heat conduction and heat conduction coefficient in materials
 Heat conduction in simple and composite walls
 Heat conduction with heat generation  equation of heat conduction
 Heat convection coefficient and an introduction to the boundary layer
 Heat transfer by radiation  Stefan Boltzmann law
 Mass shell balance, boundary conditions and diffusion through a stagnant gas film
 View factor and electrical analogy in solving radiation problem
 Heat transfer by simultaneous radiation and convection
 Convective mass transfer and total mass transfer flux
Text Book:
 An Introduction to Transport Phenomena in Materials Engineering, David R. Gaskell, 2012

Principles of Metal Extraction Lab. (I)(FALL_2018)
Aims:
Gaining experience in conducting pyrometallurgical experiments
Syllabus:
 Pelletizing of Iron Ore
 Fluidized bed reactor
 Calcination of calcium carbonate
 Roasting of zinc sulfide
 Indirect reduction of Iron Ore
 Smelting of lead concentrate
 Smelting of lead sulfide
Text Book:
 Handbook of Extractive metallurgy lab I

Special Topics(Materials Chemistry)(FALL_2018)
Aims:
Introduction to structures and properties of atoms and molecules from the quantum mechanics viewpoint  Understanding chemical and structural properties, and synthesis methods of engineering functional materials
Syllabus:
 An introduction to materials chemistry and its role in science and technology
 A quantum mechanical view of atomic structure. Photoelectric effect, Hydrogen atom spectra, Planks radiation law, double slit experiment
 WaveParticle duality, Uncertainty principle, Wavefunction, Schrodinger equation, Solution to the wavefunction equation for a particle in a box, Hydrogen atom energy level
 Quantum numbers, Probability density and radial distribution function, Atomic orbitals and Spin
 Ionization energy and electron affinity, Polarizability, Electronegativity, Enthalpy of formation of ionic bonds, lattice enthalpy, BornHaber cycle and BornLande equation
 Consequences of lattice enthalpies, Covalent bonding and Lewis structure
 Resonance, molecule shape and VSEPR model, dipole moment and molecular polarity
 ValanceBond theory, Hybridization, pie and sigma bonds, Length and strength of bonds
 Molecular orbital theory, diatomic and polyatomic molecules, Photoelectron UV spectroscopy,
 Metallic bonding  free electron model, Molecular orbital and electronic structure of solids (Band theory), band gaps and Fermi level
 Thermal excitation and FermiDirac distribution, Light absorption and emission of conductive and semiconductors, Doping and nonintrinsic semiconductors
 Oxide semiconductor, group IIIV semiconductors, Glasses and metal oxide of d block
Text Book:
 Jones, Laverman, Atkins, "Chemical Principles The Quest for InsightW.H. Freeman and Company (2013)
 Moore, Elaine A. Smart, LesleySolid state chemistry _ an introduction  CRC Press (2012)

Special Topics(Materials Chemistry)(FALL_2018)
Aims:
Introduction to structures and properties of atoms and molecules from the quantum mechanics viewpoint  Understanding chemical and structural properties, and synthesis methods of engineering functional materials
Syllabus:
 An introduction to materials chemistry and its role in science and technology
 A quantum mechanical view of atomic structure. Photoelectric effect, Hydrogen atom spectra, Planks radiation law, double slit experiment
 WaveParticle duality, Uncertainty principle, Wavefunction, Schrodinger equation, Solution to the wavefunction equation for a particle in a box, Hydrogen atom energy level
 Quantum numbers, Probability density and radial distribution function, Atomic orbitals and Spin
 Ionization energy and electron affinity, Polarizability, Electronegativity, Enthalpy of formation of ionic bonds, lattice enthalpy, BornHaber cycle and BornLande equation
 Consequences of lattice enthalpies, Covalent bonding and Lewis structure
 Resonance, molecule shape and VSEPR model, dipole moment and molecular polarity
 ValanceBond theory, Hybridization, pie and sigma bonds, Length and strength of bonds
 Molecular orbital theory, diatomic and polyatomic molecules, Photoelectron UV spectroscopy,
 Metallic bonding  free electron model, Molecular orbital and electronic structure of solids (Band theory), band gaps and Fermi level
 Thermal excitation and FermiDirac distribution, Light absorption and emission of conductive and semiconductors, Doping and nonintrinsic semiconductors
 Oxide semiconductor, group IIIV semiconductors, Glasses and metal oxide of d block
Text Book:
 Jones, Laverman, Atkins, "Chemical Principles The Quest for InsightW.H. Freeman and Company (2013)
 Moore, Elaine A. Smart, LesleySolid state chemistry _ an introduction  CRC Press (2012)

Theory of Pyrometallurgical Processes(FALL_2018)
Aims:
learning the principles of high temperature metal extraction
Syllabus:
 a review of the basic concepts in metal extraction and developments of extraction processes
 A review of the preparation processes of the raw materials for metal extraction
 Formation enthalpy for oxide and sulfide compounds  Calculation of lattice energy
 Gas solid reactions in extractive metallurgy
 Thermodynamics of Gas solid reactions in MSO system
 Mechanisms of Gas solid reactions in MCO system
 Mechanisms of Gas solid reactions in MSO and MCO systems
 Physical chemistry of slags
 Thermodynamics of Slag/metal reactions
 Kinetics of metal/slag reactions
 Processes involving production, refining and extraction of metals from halides
Text Book:
 Extractive Metallurgy  Vol. 1, 2, and 3  Alain Vignes  2011
 Physical chemistry of metallurgical processesShamsuddin2016

Transport Phenomena(FALL_2018)
Aims:
Introduction to fluid dynamics (momentum transport), heat transfer and mass transfer using momentum, energy and mass conservation laws
Syllabus:
 An introduction to the Transport Phenomena  Fluid Statics
 Newtons law of viscosity and the concept of viscosity
 The equation of continuity, equation of motion, Navier Stokes equation
 fluid flow in compact bed
 Momentum balance in laminar fluid flow  Couette flow
 Application of Bernoulli equation in solving engineering problems, Friction loss, drainage of a vessel, Pitot tube and Venturi meter
 Unsteady state heat conduction in solids, Newtonian cooling
 Heat conduction in semiinfinite solid
 Forced heat convection
 Natural heat convection
 Empirical equation in heat convection
 Black body radiation, grey and real bodies
 Molecular mass transfer and Ficks first law
 Macroscopic momentum balance and Bernoulli equation
 Creeping flow, ideal flow and some examples of laminar fluid flow
 An introduction to turbulent flow, Reynolds experiment
 Calculation of gas viscosity by kinetic theory of gases, viscosity of liquids
 Transient heat conduction in solids  Heisler charts
 Diffusion coefficient in gases, theories of diffusion in liquids
 flow of a falling film, Flow through a circular tube  HagenPoiseuille equation
 Friction factor and empirical equation in fluid flow, Moody diagram
 An introduction to heat transfer, Fourier law of heat conduction and heat conduction coefficient in materials
 Heat conduction in simple and composite walls
 Heat conduction with heat generation  equation of heat conduction
 Heat convection coefficient and an introduction to the boundary layer
 Heat transfer by radiation  Stefan Boltzmann law
 Mass shell balance, boundary conditions and diffusion through a stagnant gas film
 View factor and electrical analogy in solving radiation problem
 Heat transfer by simultaneous radiation and convection
 Convective mass transfer and total mass transfer flux
Text Book:
 An Introduction to Transport Phenomena in Materials Engineering, David R. Gaskell, 2012

Advanced Transport Phenomena(SPRING_2018)
Aims:
Engineering in process metallurgy  Fluid dynamics, Energy and Mass transfer
Syllabus:
 Transport properties in molecular scale
 Conservation of Momentum and Laminar Fluid Flow
 Continuity Equation, Equation of Motion, NavierStokes and Euler Equation
 Solving Problems relevant to Metallurgical Processes with NavierStokes and Euler Equation
 Hydrodynamic Boundary Layer
 Dimensional Analysis and Buckingham pie Theorem
 Reactor Design and Physical Modelling
 Energy Conservation Law and a review of Heat Transfer Equations
 Heat Transfer Boundary Layer and Heat Transfer Coefficient
 Ficks law of diffusion
 MassTransfer Boundary Layer and Mass Transfer Coefficient
 Empirical equations in Convective Mass Transfer
 Simultaneous Mass and Heat Transfer
 Solving Examples relevant to Metallurgical Processes with Mass Transfer Coefficient
Text Book:

Extractive Metallurgy Calculations(SPRING_2018)
Aims:
Developing skills in materials and energy balances in metallurgical extraction  Charge calculation for metallurgical reactors
Syllabus:
 System of units and their conversion
 Molar and mass conversion for compounds and elements
 stoichiometry
 Fuel, combustion and coke making calculations
 Materials balance fundamentals
 Methods of measurements and errors in measurements
 Solving metallurgical processes problems using systems of equations
 Solving materials and energy balances using HSC software
 Energy balance
 Charge calculation of reactors
 Iron making problems
 Steelmaking problems
 Copper extraction problems
 Refining of metals problems
 Electrometallurgy extraction problem
 Course review
Text Book:

Principles of Metal Extraction Lab. (I)(SPRING_2018)
Aims:
Gaining experience in conducting pyrometallurgical experiments
Syllabus:
 Smelting of lead concentrate
 Pelletizing of Iron Ore
 Calcination of calcium carbonate
 Fluidized bed reactor
 Indirect reduction of Iron Ore
 Roasting of zinc sulfide
 Smelting of lead sulfide
Text Book:
 Handbook of Extractive metallurgy lab I

Principles of Metal Extraction Lab. (I)(SPRING_2018)
Aims:
Gaining experience in conducting pyrometallurgical experiments
Syllabus:
 Smelting of lead concentrate
 Pelletizing of Iron Ore
 Calcination of calcium carbonate
 Fluidized bed reactor
 Indirect reduction of Iron Ore
 Roasting of zinc sulfide
 Smelting of lead sulfide
Text Book:
 Handbook of Extractive metallurgy lab I

Transport Phenomena(SPRING_2018)
Aims:
Introduction to fluid dynamics (momentum transport), heat transfer and mass transfer using momentum, energy and mass conservation laws
Syllabus:
 An introduction to the Transport Phenomena  Fluid Statics
 Newtons law of viscosity and the concept of viscosity
 Calculation of gas viscosity by kinetic theory of gases, viscosity of liquids
 Momentum balance in laminar fluid flow  Couette flow
 flow of a falling film, Flow through a circular tube  HagenPoiseuille equation
 The equation of continuity, equation of motion, Navier Stokes equation
 Creeping flow, ideal flow and some examples of laminar fluid flow
 An introduction to turbulent flow, Reynolds experiment
 Friction factor and empirical equation in fluid flow, Moody diagram
 fluid flow in compact bed
 Macroscopic momentum balance and Bernoulli equation
 Application of Bernoulli equation in solving engineering problems, Friction loss, drainage of a vessel, Pitot tube and Venturi meter
 An introduction to heat transfer, Fourier law of heat conduction and heat conduction coefficient in materials
 Heat conduction in simple and composite walls
 Heat conduction with heat generation  equation of heat conduction
 Unsteady state heat conduction in solids, Newtonian cooling
 Heat conduction in semiinfinite solid
 Transient heat conduction in solids  Heisler charts
 Forced heat convection
 Natural heat convection
 Heat convection coefficient and an introduction to the boundary layer
 Empirical equation in heat convection
 Heat transfer by radiation  Stefan Boltzmann law
 Black body radiation, grey and real bodies
 View factor and electrical analogy in solving radiation problem
 Heat transfer by simultaneous radiation and convection
 Molecular mass transfer and Ficks first law
 Convective mass transfer and total mass transfer flux
 Diffusion coefficient in gases, theories of diffusion in liquids
 Mass shell balance, boundary conditions and diffusion through a stagnant gas film
Text Book:
 An Introduction to Transport Phenomena in Materials Engineering, David R. Gaskell, Momentum Press, 2012

Principles of Metal Extraction (I)(FALL_2017)
Aims:
An introduction to pyrometallurgical principles and techniques in extractive metalurgy
Syllabus:
 Introduction to extractive Metallurgy
 Ore dressing and Concentration
 Batch and Continuous flow processes, Types of Metallurgical reactors
 Sintering and Calcination
 Sintering and Predominance Diagram
 EllinghamRichardson Diagram
 Reduction thermodynamics in MCO and MHO systems
 Principles of Oxide reduction, Metallothermic reduction
 Physical properties and thermodynamics of Slags
 Physical properties and Thermodynamics of Matte
 Reduction of Metal Sulfides
 Metal reduction in Halogen systems
 Principles of refining
 MetalSlag, MetalMetal and MetalGas refining
 Reduction of Metals with high vapor pressure
Text Book:
 Principles of Extractive Metallurgy  T. Rosenqvist  2nd Ed. 2004
 Principles of Extractive Metallurgy, Ghosh & Ray  1982
 Chemical metallurgy  J.J, Moore  1981

Principles of Metal Extraction Lab. (I)(FALL_2017)
Aims:
Gaining experience in conducting pyrometallurgical experiments
Syllabus:
 Pelletizing of Iron Ore
 Fluidized bed reactor
 Calcination of calcium carbonate
 Roasting of zinc sulfide
 Indirect reduction of Iron Ore
 Smelting of lead concentrate
Text Book:
 Handbook of Extractive metallurgy lab I

Principles of Metal Extraction Lab. (I)(FALL_2017)
Aims:
Gaining experience in conducting pyrometallurgical experiments
Syllabus:
 Pelletizing of Iron Ore
 Fluidized bed reactor
 Calcination of calcium carbonate
 Roasting of zinc sulfide
 Indirect reduction of Iron Ore
 Smelting of lead concentrate
Text Book:
 Handbook of Extractive metallurgy lab I

Theory of Pyrometallurgical Processes(FALL_2017)
Aims:
learning the principles of high temperature metal extraction
Syllabus:
 a review of the basic concepts in metal extraction and developments of extraction processes
 A review of the preparation processes of the raw materials for metal extraction
 Chemical Bonding and Periodicity
 Born Haber cycle and lattice energy
 Gas solid reactions in extractive metallurgy
 Thermodynamics of Gas solid reactions in MSO system
 Mechanisms of Gas solid reactions in MCO system
 Physical chemistry of slags
 Thermodynamics of Slag/metal reactions
 Kinetics of metal/slag reactions
 Processes involving production, refining and extraction of metals from halides
 Mechanisms of Gas solid reactions in MSO and MCO systems
Text Book:
 Extractive Metallurgy  Vol. 1, 2, and 3  Alain Vignes  2011
 Physical chemistry of metallurgical processesShamsuddin2016

Transport Phenomena(FALL_2017)
Aims:
Introduction to fluid dynamics (momentum transport) and heat transfer using mass, energy and momentum conservation laws
Syllabus:
 An introduction to the Transport Phenomena  Fluid Statics
 Newtons law of viscosity and concept of Viscosity
 Calculation of gas viscosity by kinetic theory of gases
 Momentum balance in fluid flow  laminar flow
 Couette flow  flow of a falling film
 Flow through a circular tube  HagenPoiseuille equation
 The equation of continuity and equation of motion
 Navier Stokes equation
 Creeping flow, ideal flow and some examples of laminar fluid flow
 An introduction to turbulent flow
 Friction factor and empirical equation in fluid flow  fluid flow in compact bed
 Macroscopic momenum balance and Bernoulli equation
 Application of Bernoulli equation in solving engineering problems
 An introduction to heat transfer and the concept of thermal conductivity
 Thermal conductivity in gases, liquids and solids
 Fourier law of heat conduction  Heat conduction in in simple walls
 Heat conduction in composite walls
 Heat conduction with heat generation
 Heat conduction in cooling fins
 Unsteady state heat conduction in solids, Newtonian cooling
 Heat conduction in semiinfinite solid
 The energy equation
 Natural convection
 Forced convection
 Heat convestion coeficient and boundry layer
 Empirical equation in heat convection
 Heat transfer by radiation  Stefan Boltzmann law
 Black body radiation, grey and real bodies
 Electrical analogy in solving radiation problem
 Heat transfer by simultaneous radiation and convection
Text Book:
 Introduction to Transport Phenomena in Materials Engineering by David R. Gaskell












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