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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 solid-liquid systems
  • Shrinking core model
  • Solid-liquid reactors
  • Rate of heterogeneous reactions in fluid-fluid 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
  • Wave-Particle 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, Born-Haber cycle and Born-Lande equation
  • Consequences of lattice enthalpies, Covalent bonding and Lewis structure
  • Resonance, molecule shape and VSEPR model, dipole moment and molecular polarity
  • Valance-Bond 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 Fermi-Dirac distribution, Light absorption and emission of conductive and semiconductors, Doping and non-intrinsic semiconductors
  • Oxide semiconductor, group III-V semiconductors, Glasses and metal oxide of d block

Text Book:

  • Jones, Laverman, Atkins, "Chemical Principles The Quest for Insight-W.H. Freeman and Company (2013)
  • Moore, Elaine A. Smart, Lesley-Solid 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 semi-infinite 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 - Hagen-Poiseuille 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
  • Wave-Particle 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, Born-Haber cycle and Born-Lande equation
  • Consequences of lattice enthalpies, Covalent bonding and Lewis structure
  • Resonance, molecule shape and VSEPR model, dipole moment and molecular polarity
  • Valance-Bond 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 Fermi-Dirac distribution, Light absorption and emission of conductive and semiconductors, Doping and non-intrinsic semiconductors
  • Oxide semiconductor, group III-V semiconductors, Glasses and metal oxide of d block

Text Book:

  • Jones, Laverman, Atkins, "Chemical Principles The Quest for Insight-W.H. Freeman and Company (2013)
  • Moore, Elaine A. Smart, Lesley-Solid 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
  • Wave-Particle 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, Born-Haber cycle and Born-Lande equation
  • Consequences of lattice enthalpies, Covalent bonding and Lewis structure
  • Resonance, molecule shape and VSEPR model, dipole moment and molecular polarity
  • Valance-Bond 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 Fermi-Dirac distribution, Light absorption and emission of conductive and semiconductors, Doping and non-intrinsic semiconductors
  • Oxide semiconductor, group III-V semiconductors, Glasses and metal oxide of d block

Text Book:

  • Jones, Laverman, Atkins, "Chemical Principles The Quest for Insight-W.H. Freeman and Company (2013)
  • Moore, Elaine A. Smart, Lesley-Solid 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 M-S-O system
  • Mechanisms of Gas solid reactions in M-C-O system
  • Mechanisms of Gas solid reactions in M-S-O and M-C-O 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 processes-Shamsuddin-2016


 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 semi-infinite 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 - Hagen-Poiseuille 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, Navier-Stokes and Euler Equation
  • Solving Problems relevant to Metallurgical Processes with Navier-Stokes 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 - Hagen-Poiseuille 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 semi-infinite 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
  • Ellingham-Richardson Diagram
  • Reduction thermodynamics in M-C-O and M-H-O 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
  • Metal-Slag, Metal-Metal and Metal-Gas 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 M-S-O system
  • Mechanisms of Gas solid reactions in M-C-O 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 M-S-O and M-C-O systems

Text Book:

  • Extractive Metallurgy - Vol. 1, 2, and 3 - Alain Vignes - 2011
  • Physical chemistry of metallurgical processes-Shamsuddin-2016


 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 - Hagen-Poiseuille 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 semi-infinite 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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