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The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series

Celebrating the Megascale

Proceedings of the Extraction and Processing Division Symposium on Pyrometallurgy in Honor of David G.C. Robertson

Editors: Mackey, P., Grimsey, E., Jones, R., Brooks, G. (Eds.)

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The volume contains more than 70 papers covering the important topics and issues in metallurgy today including papers as follows: keynote papers covering a tribute to David Robertson, workforce skills needed in the profession going forward, copper smelting, ladle metallurgy, process metallurgy and resource efficiency, new flash iron making technology, ferro-alloy electric furnace smelting and on the role of bubbles in metallurgical processing operations. Topics covered in detail in this volume include ferro-alloys, non-ferrous metallurgy, iron and steel, modeling, education, and fundamentals.

About the authors

The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) is a member-driven international professional society dedicated to fostering the exchange of learning and ideas across the entire range of materials science and engineering, from minerals processing and primary metals production, to basic research and the advanced applications of materials. Included among its nearly 13,000 professional and student members are metallurgical and materials engineers, scientists, researchers, educators, and administrators from more than 70 countries on six continents. For more information on TMS, visit www.tms.org.

Table of contents (43 chapters)

  • David Gordon Campbell Robertson: A Biographical Sketch

    See, J. B.

    Pages 3-15

  • Evolution of the Large Copper Smelter — 1800s to 2013

    Mackey, P. J.

    Pages 17-37

  • Evolution of the Mega-Scale in Ferro-Alloy Electric Furnace Smelting

    Nelson, Lloyd Robert

    Pages 39-68

  • From Sulfide Flash Smelting to a Novel Flash Ironmaking Technology

    Sohn, Hong Yong

    Pages 69-76

  • Fostering Minerals Workforce Skills of Tomorrow through Education and Training Partnerships

    Lind, Gavin

    Pages 77-84

Buy this book

eBook $209.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
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  • Included format: PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $209.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-48591-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Celebrating the Megascale
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of the Extraction and Processing Division Symposium on Pyrometallurgy in Honor of David G.C. Robertson
Editors
  • Phillip Mackey
  • Eric Grimsey
  • Rodney Jones
  • Geoffrey Brooks
Series Title
The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-48234-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-48234-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-48591-1
Series ISSN
2367-1181
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 691
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