Lecture 1- |
Importance of PSD in Ball Mill
Circuit Operation and Optimisation. Product Quality, Power,
Throughput and Smooth Operation of Mill and Classifier Depend on PSD. |

Lecture 2- |
Importance of Rosin-Rammler
Equation in Obtaining PSD from Sieving Data. Relevance of Particle
Size Analysis Instruments. How the Easily Measurable Blaine Area
can Refine PSD Predictions. Use of **SIZEANAL** Software. |

Lecture 3- |
Ball Mill Operation and
Control with Cement Mill Example. Constant Blaine vs. Constant Strength
Control Concept Integrated with PSD to Maximise Throughput. |

Lecture 4- |
Recycle Load Estimation in
Closed-Circuit Grinding Systems. Inherent Inconsistencies, Method
to Overcome and Use of **CLASANAL** Software. Industrial Case
Studies. |

Lecture 5- |
Importance of Wet Classifiers
like Hydrocyclones in Wet Grinding Circuits. Classification
Function Equation Generalized to Dry Classifiers. Classifier
Parameters Estimation Method. |

Lecture 6- |
Ball Mill Circuit Modeling and
Simulation. Rate of Breakage Function (or Selection Function) and
Distribution Function. Transformation Matrix for Open- and
Closed-Circuit Systems. |

Lecture 7- |
Effects of Ball Loading,
Material Filling, Ball Size Distribution, Diaphragm Settings and Air
Ventilation (for Dry Mills) on Throughput, Power, Product PSD, Carryover and Wear Rates. |

Lecture 8- |
Population Balance Model for
Determining Exact Ball Size Distribution Inside Chambers. Its
Critical Importance and Utility to Operating Plants. |

Lecture 9- |
Mill Heat Balance.
Critical Importance with respect to One Industrial Case Study. |

Lecture 10- |
Ball Mill Internals
Inspection. Ball Loading and Material Filling Measurements,
Chamber Sampling Measurements, Circuit Samples, Implications. |

Lecture 11- |
Industrial Case Studies.
Raw Mill, OPC Cement Mill, PPC Cement Mill, Bauxite Mill Optimisation
Results. |