Hydrometallurgy: Theory provides the necessary fundamental background to the multidisciplinary field of hydrometallurgy, presenting the tools needed 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, making it a valuable resource and reference for researchers, academics, students and industry professionals. It focuses on quantitative problem-solving with many worked examples and focused problems based on Nicol’s many years of experience in teaching hydrometallurgy to students, researchers and industry professionals.
- Helps readers master detailed chemistry and chemical engineering fundamentals that are required to fully engage in the field of hydrometallurgy
- Provides a ready reference for students, academics and practicing professionals who are 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