COPPER PRESENTATION2008

COPPER PRESENTATION2008 - EgeUniversity ChemicalEngineering...

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    Ege University Ege University Chemical Engineering Chemical Engineering 05-0 05-0 6-8033 6-8033 Bülent ÖZTÜRK Bülent ÖZTÜRK
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    CONTENTS 1. What is Copper ? 2. History 3. Types 4. Properties 5. Manufacturing 6. Uses Industrial Uses Commercial Uses Interesting Uses 7. Health Effects 8. Environment Effects 9. Economy in Turkey
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    What is Copper?
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    What is Copper? Copper  is  indispensable material   for  electrical industry Copper  is  very useful material because of it’s  several properties Symbol is  Cu   (Latin:  cuprum ) Atomic number  29 Copper has excellent  electrical conductivity
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    History  First use of metallic copper, documented  at  Çatal Höyük  close to  Konya One of the  oldest metals  of mankind.   Discovered  9000 years ago. Much Copper used by the  Romans in  Cyprus  hence ıt called  as   Cyprium
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    History Some Interesting uses of copper in History The Statue of Liberty contains  more than  80 tones   of copper . (1886) Egyptian ladies used copper  as  cosmetics ,as  the eye make up  with  copper  pigments; azurite , malachite .
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    Types 1) Soft Temper Copper   It is extremely malleable Suitable for intricate ornamental work It was historically used in building  construction It has low strength
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    Types Cold rolled temper is  less malleable   than soft temper copper 2) Cold Rolled Copper It is  much stronger   Recommended for most roofing and       flashing  installations   More resistance  
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    Chemical Properties Atomic number 29 Atomic mass 63.546 g.mol  -1 Density 8.9 g.cm -3  at 20°C Melting point 1083 °C Boiling point 2595 °C Isotopes 6
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    Physical Properties
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    Manufactoring at 1200 °C  
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