Essential Readings in Light Metals

Volume 4 Electrode Technology for Aluminum Production

  • Alan Tomsett
  • John Johnson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
  2. Hall-Héroult Cell Carbon Anodes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Raw Materials: Coke

      1. Bernie Vitchus, Frank Cannova, Howard Childs
        Pages 3-10
      2. Paul J. Rhedey, Denis DuTremblay
        Pages 11-18
      3. P. J. Rhedey, S. K. Nadkarni
        Pages 19-23
      4. Ulrich Mannweiler, Wolfgang Schmidt-Hatting, Domingo Rodriguez, Alex Maitland
        Pages 30-35
      5. Les Edwards, Franz Vogt, Mike Robinette, Ric Love, Anthony Ross, Marilou McClung et al.
        Pages 36-41
      6. S. S. Jones, R. D. Hildebrandt, M. C. Hedlund
        Pages 42-52
      7. P. J. Rhedey, S. K. Nadkarni
        Pages 53-58
      8. Edward E. Hardin, Paul J. Ellis, Craig L. Beilharz, Lester McCoy
        Pages 73-83
      9. Christian Dreyer, Bernard Samanos, Franz Vogt
        Pages 93-100
      10. Jérémie Lhuissier, Laïlah Bezamanifary, Magali Gendre, Marie-Josée Chollier
        Pages 109-113
      11. P. J. Rhedey
        Pages 114-118
      12. Ron M. Garbarino, Robert T. Tonti
        Pages 119-122
      13. Sheralyn M. Hume, Werner K. Fischer, Raymond C. Perruchoud, James B. Metson, R. Terry K. Baker
        Pages 123-129
      14. Les Charles Edwards, Keith J. Neyrey, Lorentz Petter Lossius
        Pages 130-135

About this book


This compilation is the most comprehensive historical collection of papers written on primary aluminum science and technology. It is a definitive reference in the field of aluminum production and related light metals technologies and contains a strong mix of materials science and practical, applied technology. Written for materials scientists and engineers, metallurgists, mechanical engineers, aerospace and automobile engineers, electrical and electronics engineers, this volume is a valuable resource for the global aluminum and light metals industries.


light metals aluminum alloys aluminum reduction cast shop electrode technology

Editors and affiliations

  • Alan Tomsett
    • 1
  • John Johnson
    • 2
  1. 1.Pacific AluminiumPacific Technology CentreSingapore
  2. 2.TMS Light Metals Electrode Technology for Aluminum Production SymposiumUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Chemistry and Materials Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-48577-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-48200-2
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