Please refer to the return to campus page for more information on these delivery modes and students who can enrol in each mode based on their location.
Recommended texts and other resources
- Subject notes
LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
The subject is delivered through a combination of lectures, guest lectures, tutorials, online quizzes and a practical experiment. The tutorials include aspects of student-centred learning. Regular online quizzes are used to assist student progress and understanding. Students also complete an assignment which reinforces the material covered in lectures.
INDICATIVE KEY LEARNING RESOURCES
Students have online access to lecture slides and lecture recordings through the subject LMS site. The site also contains tutorials and worked solutions.
The key texts for the subject are:
- Rhodes, M.J., 1998, Introduction to Particle Technology, Wiley, Chichester
- Coulson, J.M. and Richardson, J.F., 1991,Chemical Engineering, vol 2, 4th Ed, Particle Technology and Separation Processes, Pergamon Press, Oxford
- Kelly, E.G. and Spottiswood, D.J., 1989, Introduction to Mineral Processing, John Wiley and Sons
CAREERS / INDUSTRY LINKS
The knowledge gained through this subject is crucial to the career of a process engineer, since 75% of chemical manufacturing processes involve small particles at some point in the process. This subject is vital for students wishing to progress to jobs in engineering design offices and in operational roles within a wide range of industries including minerals processing, water and wastewater treatment, paints and coatings, food processing and ceramics to name just a few.
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- Available through the Community Access Program
About the Community Access Program (CAP)
This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.
Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.
Additional information for this subject
Subject coordinator approval required
- Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.
Last updated: 18 December 2020