Hydrometallurgy: Practice provides the necessary fundamental background to the multidisciplinary field of hydrometallurgy and provides the tools to be able to utilize the theory to quantitatively describe, model and control the unit operations used in hydrometallurgical plants. The book describes the development and operation of processes utilizing hydrometallurgical operations. It is a valuable resource and reference for researchers, academics, students and industry professionals. The book focuses on quantitative problem solving with many worked examples and focused problems based on Nicol’s many years’ experience in the teaching of hydrometallurgy to students, researchers and industry professionals.
- Helps to master detailed chemistry and chemical engineering fundamentals required to fully engage in the field of hydrometallurgy
- Provides a ready reference for the students, academic and practicing professionals when confronted by a particular problem or opportunity in hydrometallurgy
- Features many worked problems and appropriate workshops providing the necessary skills to tackle quantitative problems in hydrometallurgy