Froth Flotation: A Century of Innovation

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SME, 2007 - Science - 891 pages
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Froth Flotation: A Century of Innovation comprehensively describes the state-of-the-art research and practice in mineral froth flotation as known and practiced a century after its introduction. Recognized experts from around the world provide in-depth coverage on the historical aspects of flotation; flotation fundamentals; flotation chemistry; flotation cells, modeling, and simulation; and flotation plant practice.

This commemorative volume is an invaluable reference for industry professionals, researchers, and graduate students. It continues a distinguished series that began with Froth Flotation: 50th Anniversary Volume (1962) and the A.M. Gaudin Memorial Volume (1976).

The enclosed CD supplements the book with presentations from the Centenary of Flotation Symposium managed by the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

 

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Froth Flotation: A Century of Innovation comprehensively describes the state-of-the-art research and practice in mineral froth flotation as known and practiced a century after its introduction. Recognized experts from around the world provide in-depth coverage on the historical aspects of flotation; flotation fundamentals; flotation chemistry; flotation cells, modeling, and simulation; and flotation plant practice. This commemorative volume is an invaluable reference for industry professionals, researchers, and graduate students. It continues a distinguished series that began with Froth Flotation: 50th Anniversary Volume (1962) and the A.M. Gaudin Memorial Volume (1976). The enclosed CD supplements the book with presentations from the Centenary of Flotation Symposium managed by the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. 

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excellent book to n=know about basic topics about froth flotation

Contents

A Century of Developments in the Chemistry of Flotation
3
History of Flotation Technology
65
Some Aspects of Flotation Thermodynamics
95
The Nature of Hydrophobic Attraction Forces
133
Adsorption of Surfactants and its Influence on
179
Pulp and Solution Chemistry
227
The Physics and Chemistry of Frothers
259
Surface Characterization and New Tools for Research
283
Sulfide Mineral Flotation
425
Flotation Chemistry and Technology of Nonsulfide Minerals
465
Depressants in Nonsulfide Mineral Flotation
555
Flotation of Precious Metals and Their Minerals
575
Coal Flotation
611
FLOTATION CELLS MODELING AND SIMULATION
635
Sulfide Minerals and Precious Metals
781
Nonsulfide Minerals
845

The Flotation of Fine and Coarse Particles
339
Flotation ReagentsA Critical Overview from
375

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About the author (2007)

Prof, Univ of Nevada-Reno, Mackay School of Mines. Recognized expert in his field.

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