This volume outlines the scope of pyrometallurgy and pollution problems associated with the field of extractive metallurgy, introducing the chemical and engineering aspects of pyrometallurgy. It discusses different processes of preliminary treatment of ores.
Part I: General 1. Scope 2. Pollution Abatement Part II: Engineering Aspects 3. Heat Transfer I 4. Heat Transfer II 5. Solid-Gas Separation 6. Compaction of Powders 7. Oxidation of a Solid Phase 8. Oxidation in Molten Phase 9. Metallothermic Reactions Part III: Preliminary Treatment 10. Thermal Pretreatment 11. Alkali Fusion 12. Sulfation of Oxides 13. Oxidation of Sulfides 14. Matte Formation 15. Chlorination 16. Fluorination Part IV: Metal Separation: Reduction, Conversion, and Other Processes 17. Reduction: General 18. Reduction of Iron Oxides: Chemical Aspects 19. Reduction of Iron Oxides: Technical Aspects 20. Reduction of Iron Oxides: Direct Reduction Methods 21. Reduction of Nonferrous Oxides 22. Reduction of Complex Oxides and Oxide Mixture 23. Reduction of Halides 24. Reduction of Sulfides 25. Conversion of Sulfides 26. Other Processes Part V: Refining 27. Introduction 28. Selective Oxidation: Iron Refining 29. Selective Oxidation: Steelmaking Processes 30. Selective Oxidation: Copper Refining 31. Precipitation of Impurities from Melt 32. Selective Oxidation: Other Processes 33. Refining by Chemical Transport Mechanism 34. Physical Methods