Best Reference Books – Mineral Processing Technology

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Mineral Processing Technology subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Mineral Processing Technology along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Mineral Processing Technology subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Mineral Processing Technology" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Wills’ Mineral Processing Technology: An Introduction to the Practical Aspects of Ore Treatment and Mineral Recovery” by Barry A Wills

“Wills’ Mineral Processing Technology: An Introduction to the Practical Aspects of Ore Treatment and Mineral Recovery” Book Review: This book gives information on the common pre-processing techniques for the modern processing installations. The book is designed for engineers and students of mineral processing. The book contains chapters dealing with the major processing techniques. It also covers the latest technical developments for the processing of the complex refractory ores. The book outlines the developments along with the challenges of the mineral processor. It also describes the environmental problems.

2. “Mineral Processing Design and Operations: An Introduction” by Ashok Gupta Professor and Denis S Yan

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“Mineral Processing Design and Operations: An Introduction” Book Review: This book deals with the methods used in mineral beneficiation and concentration processes. It explains the application of theory to practise. The book also illustrates the theory and formulae for unit capacities and power requirements. It discusses the theories and practices of design and operation for the apparatus and equipment. The book also includes chapters on magnetic, electrostatic, etc,. It explains the automation in mineral processing plants. The book contains problems and solutions along with examples.

3. “Mineral Processing” by M R Pryor

“Mineral Processing” Book Review: This book provides information on the dressing of ores which break down rock to appropriate sizes. It also illustrates the knowledge of physical chemistry along with the interphase between solid particles and the surrounding liquid. The book explains ore dressing, mineral dressing, mineral engineering along with mineral technology. The book also explains the role of engineers which is to extract the valuable minerals from the ore. The book describes how to balance the financial costs and returns.

4. “Assignments in Control and Simulation for Mineral Processing Engineers” by Sanaie Seyed Maziyar and Soltani Nejad Saeed

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“Assignments in Control and Simulation for Mineral Processing Engineers” Book Review: This book deals with 34 assignments in control and simulation for mineral processing engineers. The book includes solutions which the readers can check their answers. It also includes practical questions on controlling and simulating in mineral processing engineering. The book covers topics such as introduction to simulating, RTD, hydrocyclone simulation, selection function along with breakage function. It also covers regulatory control, supervisory control, optimizing control and feedforward control.

5. “Mineral Processing Technology: An Introduction to the Practical Aspects of Ore Treatment and Mineral Recovery (Materials Science & Technology Monographs)” by B A Wills

“Mineral Processing Technology: An Introduction to the Practical Aspects of Ore Treatment and Mineral Recovery(Materials Science & Technology Monographs)” Book Review: This book discusses the fundamentals of contemporary ore processing techniques. It covers the basic introduction of ore processing. The book is designed for students and individuals dealing with the mining industry. It discusses the various methods and procedures regarding ore handling, industrial screening and ore sorting. The book outlines the pre-processing equipment such as crushers and grinding mills.

6. “Progress in Mineral Processing Technology” by Halim Demirel and Ankara Turkey Salih Ersayin

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“Progress in Mineral Processing Technology” Book Review: This book describes the different progress in mineral processing in recent years. The book emphasizes the processing of industrial materials. It covers topics on comminution, gravity, flotation technology,etc,. The book explains chapters on coal processing, hydrometallurgy, gold and silver. It also discusses agglomeration, dewatering along with modelling, simulation and control.

7. “Environmental Issues In Mineral Resource Development” by K L Rai

“Environmental Issues in Mineral Resource Development” Book Review: This book discusses the critical reviews and case studies from various geoscientists, mining and mineral engineers. It outlines the measures that can be taken to preserve the surrounding environment in India. The book explains the concerns in mining industries and the increased public apprehensions. It also discusses the irreversible impacts on the ecology, environment and socio-economic. The book covers the environmental aspects of India’s mineral and fuel, resource development, scientific approach minerals, etc,.

8. “3D, 4D and Predictive Modelling of Major Mineral Belts in Europe (Mineral Resource Reviews)” by Pär Weihed

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“3D, 4D and Predictive Modelling of Major Mineral Belts in Europe(Mineral Resource Reviews)” Book Review: This book is the results of the major EU project promine. The book illustrates the European database that is available on mineral deposits. It also discusses the 3D, 4D and predictive models of major mineral belts in Europe. The book also explains the various modelling techniques and the types of software used for three-four dimensional modelling. The book includes the fundamentals of building a database structure of 3D geological data.

9. “Mineral Resources a World Review (Environmental Resource Management Series)” by John A Wolfe

“Mineral Resources a World Review(Environmental Resource Management Series)” Book Review: This book describes the various mineral resources where the modern civilization is built. The book illustrates the importance of minerals where 99% of the world’s population is dependent. It outlines that without the existence of minerals, animals, back of the man would be the only form of transportation. The book also discusses the miracle grains in which the crops are dependent and require mechanization and mineral fertilizers.

10. “Mineralogy” by Perkins

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“Mineralogy” Book Review: This book provides a brief introduction of mineralogy. The book is written in an easy language for the readers to understand more. It relates mineralogy to everyday life. The book gives an emphasis on petrology, chemistry and other sciences. It also outlines the history and husman aspects of mineralogy. The book presents the contributions of individuals along with a short and concise mineral description.

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