Principal research scientist, De Beers Diamond Research Laboratory, Johannesburg,
Associate professor, University of Toronto, Toronto,
de Malherbe, R
Independent engineering consultant, Ottawa,
Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong,
A mathematical model analogous to the rate of decay of radioactive materials has been developed to describe the unit operation of comminution. The model provides a useful theoretical base from which the fraction by weight on screens of different sizes can be determined after defined periods of grinding.
Paper ID: JTE10569J