MIN482 - Recycling of metals

Course specification
Course titleRecycling of metals
Study programme
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ConditionnoОблик условљености
    The goalIntroducing process-technological aspects of obtaining metals from secondary raw materials. Acquiring engineering knowledge required for further training in the field of metal recycling, technology design and environmental protection.
    The outcomeStudents can independently perform engineering calculations, use the computer programs for thermodynamic and energy-balance calculations. Engineering knowledge to further theoretical and experimental activities in extractive metallurgy and metal recycling.
    Contents of lecturesThe aim and the importance of metals recycling. Recycling in the developed world. Determination of resources, organization of collecting and preparation of scrap metal. Collecting, sorting and preparation of iron waste for metallurgical processing. Shredding. Metallurgical processing of iron waste. Collecting, sorting and preparation of aluminum waste for metallurgical processing. Metallurgical processing of aluminum waste. Copper scrap, old copper shavings, slag, refrigerators, sorting and preparation. Metallurgical processing by melting. Collecting, sorting and preparation of the battery waste for metallurgical processing. Metallurgical processing of lead waste. Collecting and processing of waste battery. Norms, the legal framework, European Declarations. Economic and environmental aspects of recycling.
    Contents of exercisesVisit to recycling plant, Šreder-Železnik, e-scrap Belgrade, Pomoravka or other.
    1. Ž. Kamberović, Reciklaža-interne skripte, TMF, str 210, 2012 (Original title)
    2. Ilić, I. i sar.. (1998): Čelični otpadak, Biznis škola “Megatrend”, Beograd, 153. (Original title)
    3. Ilić, I. i sar.. (2002): Resursi i reciklaža sekundarnih sirovina obojenih metala, IBB, Bor, 152. (Original title)
    4. Rao, S.R., Resource Recovery and Recycling from Metallurgical Wastes, ELSEVIER, 2006. (Original title)
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    Methods of teaching
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lectures15Test paper
    Practical lessonsOral examination50