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21: Recycling of Metals

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  • Learning Objectives

    The aims of this package are as follows:

    • To gain an understanding of why recycling is used and useful in today’s economy.
    • To explore the huge diversity of ways in which materials science contributes to the process of recycling, relating key concepts to applications within this area.
    • To engage and promote an interest in the progress and the potential for expansion in this vital area.

    Before you start

    • You should be familiar with the scientific concepts of:
    • It is possible to learn from this package without this knowledge, although it is primarily aimed at linking fundamental materials science concepts with the recycling process.

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