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thermodynamic optimisation of a pyrometallurgical magnesium production process

C. Drumm

thermodynamic optimisation of a pyrometallurgical magnesium production process

by C. Drumm

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Published by UMIST in Manchester .
Written in English


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StatementC. Drumm ; supervised by A.M. Cameron.
ContributionsCameron, A. M., Material Science Centre.
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Open LibraryOL17385023M

Optimization of Magnesium Removal from Hydrometallurgical Leach Liquors by Struvite Formation by MASOUMEH EGHTESAD Shiraz University, A THESIS SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF APPLIED SCIENCE in THE FACULTY OF GRADUATE AND POSTDOCTORAL STUDIES . Reducing the mass of vehicles is an effective way to improve energy efficiency and mileage. Therefore, hot stamping is developed to manufacture lightweight materials used for vehicle production, such as magnesium and aluminum alloys. However, in comparison with traditional cold stamping, hot stamping is a high-energy-consumption process, because it requires .

Abstract: Foamy slags are widely used in EAF steel production because the use of these slags result in energy savings, productivity improvements, and enhanced refractory service life. Foamy slag requires the control of slag viscosity to sustain gas bubbles during processing. This is accomplished through the precipitation of magnesium wustite particles in the slag at the . Major quantities of metals are obtained by the pyrometallurgical route as compared to the hydrometallurgical route because kinetics of the process is much faster at elevated temperatures. This is evident from the discussion in the following chapters on matte smelting, slag, reduction smelting, steelmaking, refining, and halides, which deal with.

Also we know internal energy only depends on temperature. As the temperature is constant hence ∆U = 0. So from first law of thermodynamics, \(~~~~~Q = W\) (b) Adiabatic Process: It is a thermodynamic process in which no heat is exchanged between the system and the surrounding. So, Q = 0. Mathematically this process is represented as. systems at conditions of interest to nickel pyrometallurgical processes. The research has lead to the development of a new self-consistent, multi-phase, multi-component thermodynamic database that can be used in conjunction with thermochemical software FactSage to predict complex phase equilibria and thermodynamic properties in this system.


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Thermodynamic optimisation of a pyrometallurgical magnesium production process by C. Drumm Download PDF EPUB FB2

In this study, modelling the carbon footprints of magnesium oxide and magnesium hydroxide (>99% purity) production based on technologies treating bischofite brines (e.g.

Aman process. Nickel production from high-magnesium nickel oxide ores follows a pyrometallurgical process including prereduction, smelting in a blast furnace, and nickel enrichment refining. 71 During the smelting stage, besides the nickel alloy, nickel slag is also generated.

Methodology. Nakajima et al [9–11] have discussed the recyclability of steel, copper, lead, zinc and aluminum products from secondary resources and the limitations on impurity removal in the pyrometallurgical process on the basis of chemical element radar charts shown in these studies provide useful information for understanding which minor elements are Cited by: Andrea Vezzini, in Lithium-Ion Batteries, Recupyl (France) Recupyl uses a hydrometallurgical process to recover metals from spent batteries [18,25,26].The first stage is mechanical crushing of spent batteries in an inert gas mixture: argon or carbon dioxide or a mix of these gases is used as a protective atmosphere.

Abstract. The pyrometallurgical production and recycling of non-ferrous metals involves the use of complex feed stocks, having a wide range of chemical compositions from sources that include mineral sulphide concentrates, high value obsolete materials and process Cited by: thermodynamic DOFs, thereby solving a 1 DOF energy minimization problem in which a variable-speed condenser fan is used to control the condenser pressure.

Here we seek to optimize all available DOFs in the cycle without constraining them a priori. Any optimization is only as good as the design of the objective function being solved. product treatment process is to achieve the production of both high quality pig iron and slag products in a single step, by optimisation and adjustment of process conditions (e.g.

smelting temperature, amount of carbon used and flux additions). Temperature and carbon directly affect the extent of reduction reactions and thus control the distri. Progress in thermodynamics and physico-chemical factors in ferroalloy production has developed rapidly during the past twenty-five years or so.

The book presents the principles and current knowledge of processes in the production of various ferroalloys. In previous studies on the physical chemistry of pyrometallurgical processing of aluminum scrap, only a limited number of thermodynamic parameters, such as the Gibbs free energy change of impurity reactions and the variation of activity of an impurity in molten aluminum, were taken into account.

In contrast, in this study we thermodynamically evaluated the quantitative removal. Kinetic and Thermodynamic Analysis of the Reduction of Oxides of Cu and Co in a SiO 2 ‐CaO‐(Al, Fe) 2 O 3 Slag (Pages: ) Yotamu Stephen Rainford Hara Animesh Jha.

The overall design of a metallurgical plant may involve optimization from the point of view of process (energy, recovery, separation efficiency, productivity etc), cost of production and environmental factors.

(Slide ) 2. pyrometallurgical unit operations. In addition, the data can be used to model the performance of the operations. Examples include the deportment of elements between process streams, or the solubility of chromium in matte smelting furnaces. Equipment Feed preparation and pre-treatment • t/h and 2 t/h externally heated rotary kilns for dry.

Pyrometallurgy is a branch of extractive consists of the thermal treatment of minerals and metallurgical ores and concentrates to bring about physical and chemical transformations in the materials to enable recovery of valuable metals. Pyrometallurgical treatment may produce products able to be sold such as pure metals, or intermediate compounds or alloys, suitable as.

In most instances, both phases are molten (such as the matte and slag in a conventional copper smelting operation). The gas phase may also be used to advantage, either as a means of separating valuable volatile constituents or for removing unwanted volatile impurities.

These separation techniques form the basis of thermal smelting and refining operations. Osamu Takeda's 65 research works with citations and 3, reads, including: Recent Progress in Titanium Extraction and Recycling.

Progress towards Climate friendly Magnesium Production and Casting was discussed by S.C. Bartos. They discuss the bad environmental properties of SF 6, one of the strongest greenhouse gasses known ( x as strong as CO 2, and with a life time 16 x that of CO 2).

Shevchenko M, Hayes PC, Jak E () Development of a thermodynamic database for the multicomponent PbO–“Cu 2 O”–FeO–Fe 2 O 3 –ZnO–CaO–SiO 2 system for pyrometallurgical smelting and recycling. In: Peter Hayes symposium on pyrometallurgical processing, ExtractionOttawa, Canada Google Scholar.

• World production (yearly) Steel: MT, Aluminum: 40 MT, Copper: 17 MT, Lead: 8 MT, Ni: 2 MT, Magnesium: 1 MT, Ti: MT • Steel is the highly consumed material and its per capita consumption is the index of economic prosperity of any nation.

• Growth rate of metal production was highest during (1) investigation of thermodynamic stabilities of selected inorganic materials in the biomass combustion and metallurgical processes, and (2) optimization and initiation of materials and energy recovery from municipal and industrial solid waste streams.

Research methods: synthesis/equilibration techniques, - calorimetry (DSC/TGA/DTA). A primary smelting reactor (PSR) is an important unit in the pyrometallurgical process for the production of copper.

This article presents a performance analysis of a PSR with respect to the effects of various operating parameters. The model of the PSR was developed using a metallurgical process simulator, METSIM.

Reactor parameters, i.e., heat loss and. * Thermodynamics calculations applied to the industrial production, processing and refining processes of metal alloys (copper, nickel, steel, aluminum, magnesium) supported by the FactSageTM software. * Research, development and implementation of new synthesis methods for LiFePO4 cathode powdered materials for electric vehicle : A.

Metallurgical .Bauxite residue is treated for the recovery of aluminum and sodium by sintering with the addition of soda, metallurgical coke and other reagents such as CaO, MgO and BaO.

A thorough thermodynamic analysis using Factsage ™ software was completed together with XRD mineralogy of sinters with different fluxes and reagents additions.

Through both thermodynamic .Primary Metal Production Pyrometallurgy deals with chemical reactions at high temperatures (ranging from °C up to °C). These reactions involve numerous different solids, liquids, and gases, and are carried out using many diverse types of furnaces.

General Principles of Production of Metals by Pyrometallurgy.