Topic outline

  • Welcome to the Unit Operations in Mineral Processing and Recycling course!

    After the course, you will be able to:

    • Select equipment dimension for mineral processing, taking into consideration the technological and economic constraints of each design
    • Apply the principles of unit operations design for mineral processing equipment in the context of metals recycling
    • Explain the interaction between the various unit operations in a mineral pro-cessing plant and the specific purpose of each processing unit
    • Calculate properties of mineral products after processing operations, while considering the technical and economic issues of grade-recovery curves

    Responisble teachers: 
    • Rodrigo Serna ( 
    •  Anna Klemettinen (
    Teaching assistant:
    • Mohazzam Saeed (

    The course starts on 30 of January (Tuesday) at 14:15.

    Every week there will be 3 teaching sessions:
    • Workshops: Tuesdays 14:15 - 16:00, classoom Ke3 - A302 (Kemistintie 1)
    • Lectures: Thursday 14:15-16:00, classoom Ke3 - A302 (Kemistintie 1)
    • Exercise session: Fridays 9:15 - 12:00, Computer Classroom B016 (Kemistintie 1)

    See the detailed schedule below.
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