Code No: 321801 III B.Tech.

II-Semester Supplementary Examinations, November-2003 NON-FERROUS EXTRACTIVE METALLURGY (Metallurgy and Material Technology) Max. Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks ---

Set No.

1

Time: 3 hours

1. 2.

Explain how copper is extracted by hydro-metallurgical processes. Explain how refining of copper is done by: a) Fire refining b) Electro refining Explain how zinc is produced by blast furnace. Explain Hall-Heroult process of producing aluminium. Explain Kroll’s process of Ti production, in detail. With the aid of simplified flow sheet explain the production of uranium. What are the processes adopted for extraction of gold? Discuss any one of them. Explain the following: a) Refining lead bullion b) Electro refining of nickel.

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Code No: 321801 III B.Tech. II-Semester Supplementary Examinations, November-2003 NON-FERROUS EXTRACTIVE METALLURGY (Metallurgy and Material Technology) Max. Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks ---

Set No.

2

Time: 3 hours

1.a) b) 2. 3.a) b) 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

What are the principal ores of copper? Explain how copper is extracted from these ores by using blast furnace? What are the methods of refining of copper? Explain in detail. Explain how copper is recovered from leach solutions. Explain Bayer’s process of production of high purity aluminium. Explain anode effect. Explain the production of magnesium from sea water, in detail. Explain the extraction of zinc by vertical retort process. Explain KROLL’s process for the production of titanium. Explain how production of reactor grade iteanium is done? Write short notes on: a) Factors affecting leaching of ores by aquous solutions. b) Refining of lead bullion. c) Electrolytic refining. ^^^

Code No: 321801 III B.Tech. II-Semester Supplementary Examinations, November-2003 NON-FERROUS EXTRACTIVE METALLURGY (Metallurgy and Material Technology) Max. Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks ---

Set No.

3

Time: 3 hours

1.a) b) 2.a) b) 3.a) b) 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Describe INCO process of production of Nickle. Discuss the process of refining Nickle. Explain different stages of converting copper matte. What are the advantages and disadvantages of producing high grade matte? What are the ores of titanium? How they are processed? Explain Kroll’s process in detail. Explain the production of aluminium by Bayer’s process. Explain how zinc is produced in India from ore to metal. Explain the blast furnace smelting of lead. Explain how magnesium is produced from magnesite ore. Write all the reactions. Write in detail about: a) Processing of uranium ores. b) Electro refining of copper. c) Refining of lead bullion.

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Code No: 321801 III B.Tech. II-Semester Supplementary Examinations, November-2003 NON-FERROUS EXTRACTIVE METALLURGY (Metallurgy and Material Technology) Max. Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks ---

Set No.

4

Time: 3 hours

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

What do you mean by lean ores? Explain how copper is extracted from lean ores. Explain the refining of copper by any two methods. What are the ores of titanium? How they are processed ? Explain the extraction of Ti by chloride process. What is the method adopted for the extraction of zinc in India? Explain in detail. Explain the principle of extraction of Nickle. Describe the process in detail. Explain the production of magnesium by Hansgrig process. Discuss the extraction of tungsten from its ores. Write short notes on: a) Applications of copper in industry. b) Salient features of lead blast furnace.

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