Solvent Extraction Principles and Practice, Revised and Expanded: 2nd Edition (Hardback) book cover

Solvent Extraction Principles and Practice, Revised and Expanded

2nd Edition

Edited by Jan Rydberg

CRC Press

480 pages

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Hardback: 9780824750633
pub: 2004-03-03
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A complete and up-to-date presentation of the fundamental theoretical principles and many applications of solvent extraction, this enhanced Solvent Extraction Principles and Practice, Second Edition includes new coverage of the recent developments in solvent extraction processes, the use of solvent extraction in analytical applications and waste recovery, and computational chemistry methods for modeling the solvent extraction of metal ions. Offering sound scientific and technical descriptions in a format accessible to students and expedient for researchers and engineers, this edition also features a new chapter on ionic strength corrections and contains more than 850 up-to-date literature citations.


“[T]his is a serious and worthwhile book, and I enjoyed it.”

— Chemistry and Industry, Issue 12, June 2005

“This book discusses the chemistry of the extraction in detail…[and] covers a broad range of its applications in various fields of industry…recommended.

Journal of Chromatography on the first edition

Table of Contents

Introduction to Solvent Extraction

Michael Cox and Jan Rydberg

Principles of Solubility and Solutions

Yizhak Marcus

Complexation of Metals

Gregory R. Choppin

Solvent Extraction Equilibria

Jan Rydberg, Gregory R. Choppin, Claude Musikas, and Tatsuya Sekine

Solvent Extraction Kinetics

Pier Roberto Danesi

Ionic Strength Corrections

Ingmar Grenthe and Hans Wanner

Development of Industrial Solvent Extraction Processes

Gordon M. Ritcey

Principles of Industrial Solvent Extraction

Philip J. D. Lloyd

Engineering Design and Calculation of Extractors for Liquid–Liquid Systems

Eckhart F. Blass

Extraction of Organic Compounds

Ronald Wennersten

Solvent Extraction in Hydrometallurgy

Michael Cox

Solvent Extraction in Nuclear Science and Technology

Claude Musikas, Wallace W. Schulz, and Jan-Olov Liljenzin

Analytical Applications of Solvent Extraction

Manuel Aguilar, José Luis Cortina, and Ana María Sastre

The Use of Solvent Extraction in the Recovery of Waste

Michael Cox and Hans Reinhardt

Recent Advances in Solvent Extraction Processes

Susana Pérez de Ortiz and David Stuckey

Computational Chemistry in Modeling Solvent Extraction of Metal Ions

Jerzy Narbutt and Marian Czerwinski


Index of Compounds

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Physical & Theoretical
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical