Fluid Mechanics and Its Applications

Solid-Liquid Separation in the Mining Industry

Authors: Concha, Fernando

  • There is no other book on solid-liquid separation with applications to the mining industry
  • Contains numerous solved problems extracted from consulting within the mining industry
  • Includes the latest developments in the field
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This book covers virtually all of the engineering science and technological aspects of separating water from particulate solids in the mining industry. It starts with an introduction to the field of mineral processing and the importance of water in mineral concentrators. The consumption of water in the various stages of concentration is discussed, as is the necessity of recovering the majority of that water for recycling. The book presents the fundamentals under which processes of solid-liquid separation are studied, approaching mixtures of discrete finely divided solid particles in water as a basis for dealing with sedimentation in particulate systems. Suspensions, treated as continuous media, provide the basis of sedimentation, flows through porous media and filtration. The book also considers particle aggregations, and thickening is analyzed in depth. Lastly, two chapters cover the fundamentals and application of rheology and the transport of suspensions. 

This work is suitable for researchers and professionals in laboratories and plants, and can also serve as additional reading for graduate courses on solid liquid separation as well as for advanced undergraduate and graduate level students for courses of fluid mechanics, solid-liquid separation, thickening, filtration and transport of suspensions in tubes and channels.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Solid-Liquid Separation in the Mining Industry
Authors
Series Title
Fluid Mechanics and Its Applications
Series Volume
105
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-02484-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-02484-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-02483-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-34835-3
Series ISSN
0926-5112
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 429
Number of Illustrations and Tables
135 b/w illustrations, 189 illustrations in colour
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