AMIT 130: Class 8

Lesson Plan


  • Mill Operations Overview
  • Review Mill Flowsheets
  • Basic Mill Troubleshooting


Mill Operations Overview:

  • Describe methods used to determine the “state’ of the process
  • Describe upstream and downstream effects of typical abnormal

Basic Mill Troubleshooting:

  • Students demonstrate use of structured troubleshooting method
  • Students demonstrate solving “most probable cause’ for an event
  • Students demonstrate documenting and recording troubleshooting effort


  • Instructor led discussion of troubleshooting guidelines and tools
  • Instructor led descriptions of abnormal events in typical mills
  • Student led discussions of troubleshooting process and documentation



  • Class Troubleshooting Guidelines and Tools for questions at next class
  • Troubleshooting problem at home or work