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Barrick Gold Senior Design Project: Treatment and Removal of Excess Lixivants from the Tailings Water of Two Parallel Gold Leaching Circuits
The following project was completed by a Senior Design team of the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno. The problem statement was given to the team by a representative at ...
Heat and Mass Transfer Studies: Sulfur Diffusion in Polyurethane, Polyphenylquinoxaline as a Heat Exchanger Coating and Polypropylene Membrane Contactor for Deaeration of Cyanide Solution
This research studied the heat and mass transfer characteristics of several polymers as applied to different applications. Polyurethane was investigated to determine the mass transport rate of sulfur compounds. Polyurethane ...
Corrosion behavior of Monel 400 and electrochemical performance of Li-Bi reference electrode in molten LiCl-Li2O-Li
Closing the nuclear fuel cycle is an important step to improve the safety, economics, and environmental impact of nuclear power. To integrate the oxide fuels that are used in the current reactor fleet into a metallic fuel ...
Chemical Design Process for Production of 2,5-Furandicarboxylic Acid via a Hydroxymethylfurfural Pathway
The topic of this senior design project was provided by Micromidas Inc. (Sacramento, CA) and was completed under the advisement of the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno. The ...
Separation and Purification of a Monoclonal Antibody for use in Patients Suffering from Wet Macular Degeneration
Novel process designs were created in an effort to optimize the efficiency of monoclonal antibody separation and purification for an industrial process. A base case was established that utilized common protein separation ...