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Hydrometallurgy

Fundamentals and Applications

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  • Provides fundamental and applied information on hydrometallurgical processing

  • Expands coverage of rare earth elements and critical materials processing

  • Provides many images to illustrate concepts and equipment and an instructors’ solutions manual to chapter problems

Part of the book series: The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series (MMMS)

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Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

    • Michael L. Free
    Pages 1-21
  3. Chemical Fundamentals of Hydrometallurgy

    • Michael L. Free
    Pages 23-67
  4. Speciation and Phase Diagrams

    • Michael L. Free
    Pages 69-88
  5. Rate Processes

    • Michael L. Free
    Pages 89-144
  6. Metal Extraction

    • Michael L. Free
    Pages 145-196
  7. Separation of Dissolved Metals

    • Michael L. Free
    Pages 197-232
  8. Metal Recovery Processes

    • Michael L. Free
    Pages 233-253
  9. Metal Utilization

    • Michael L. Free
    Pages 255-280
  10. Environmental Issues

    • Michael L. Free
    Pages 281-293
  11. Process Design Principles

    • Michael L. Free
    Pages 295-330
  12. General Engineering Economics

    • Michael L. Free
    Pages 331-367
  13. General Engineering Statistics

    • Michael L. Free
    Pages 369-420
  14. Back Matter

    Pages 421-458

About this book

This revised, new edition retains its class-tested coverage of how metals behave in water while updating and expanding information about metals processing methods. The book further retains its emphasis on predicting and engineering the way metals are extracted from ore sources, separated from unwanted entities, recovered as metals, and purified using water based processing. The transformation of minerals to metals requires hydrometallurgical processing for nearly all of the nonferrous metals we use. This book elucidates the associated fundamentals and processing applications as well as related tools to assess processes and performance. The new edition further includes additional photographs, updated drawings, supplementary data, updated descriptive information, and new detail on rare earth elements processing as well as recycling and byproduct recovery of metals.

Keywords

  • Hydrometallurgy
  • Extractive Metallurgy
  • Chemical Metallurgy
  • Solution Mining
  • Leaching
  • Rare Earth Elements

Authors and Affiliations

  • Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA

    Michael L. Free

About the author

Dr. Michael L. Free is a Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Utah.

 

 

 

 

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eBook
USD 79.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-030-88087-3
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
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  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book
USD 99.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)