AMIT 130: Class 9

Lesson Plan

Agenda

  • Mill Operations Overview
  • Review Mill Flowsheets – Variables
  • Basic Mill Controls – Variables

Objectives

Mill Operations Overview

  • Describe methods used to measure the “performance” of the process

Basic Mill Controls – Variables

  • Demonstrate use of instrumentation to monitor performance of the process
  • Demonstrate knowledge of performance criteria
  • Demonstrate knowledge of mill efficiency as it relates to cost/production

Activities

  • Instructor led discussion of mill performance monitoring
  • Instructor led descriptions of efficiency as it relates in typical mills
  • Student led discussions of mill performance measures and targets

Handouts

Homework

  • Review cost vs. production
  • Review production efficiency factors