The Scientific Basis of Flotation

K.J.Ives Professor of Public Health Engineering University College London Industrial application of the use of bubbles to float fine particles in water began before the beginning of this century, in the field of mineral processing. Such bubble flotation was applied very little outside mineral proces...

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Main Author: Ives, Kenneth J.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1984, 1984
Series:NATO ASI Series, Series E: Applied Sciences
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Past, Present and Future — In Brief
  • Physics and Hydrodynamics of Bubbles
  • Thin Films, Contact Angles, Wetting
  • Some Aspects of the Physical Chemistry of Solid/Water Interfaces
  • Experimental Techniques in Flotation
  • Flotation in Mineral Processing
  • Engineering Aspects of Flotation in the Minerals Industry: Flotation Machines, Circuits and their Simulation
  • Flotation in Water Treatment
  • Wastewater Treatment
  • Appendix List of those attending the NATO Advanced Study Institute of Christ’s College, Cambridge (UK) 5–16 July, 1982