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Hydrometallurgy. A Personal View. Interview, Fathi Habashi Aug 2015

Hydrometallurgy. A Personal View. Interview, Fathi Habashi

Fathi Habashi

INTERVIEW OF FATHI HABASHI, by William McRae, Oral Historian, Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation, Ottawa, (613) 793-2416, wmcrae@technomuses.ca August 25, 2015 at 10:00 am, Fairmont Hotel, Toronto


San Marcos University, Lima, Peru, Fathi Habashi May 2014

San Marcos University, Lima, Peru, Fathi Habashi

Fathi Habashi

In 2012 I was appointed Honorary Professor at San Marcos University in Lima, Peru and on May 28, 2014 I was awarded Dr. h.c.


Extractive Metallurgy Of Copper, Fathi Habashi Dec 2011

Extractive Metallurgy Of Copper, Fathi Habashi

Fathi Habashi

A short account on the extractive metallurgy of copper in 410 pages, fully illustrated in colour. It covers its chemistry, history, pyro-, hydro-, and electrometallurgy. Kinetics of leaching of copper ores and a literature guide are also included.


Beethoven: Patriotism And Social Justice, Fathi Habashi Feb 2010

Beethoven: Patriotism And Social Justice, Fathi Habashi

Fathi Habashi

The great composer Ludwig van Beethoven was not only an exceptional musician but also a man of great ideals who expressed social justice in his music


Mining And Civilization, An Illustrated History, Fathi Habashi Dec 2009

Mining And Civilization, An Illustrated History, Fathi Habashi

Fathi Habashi

Mining and Civilization has been conceived to compliment the author's two books History of Metallurgy and Readings in Historical Metallurgy and to fill a gap in the literature. It is difficult to study the history of metallurgy without studying the history of mining at the same time. Each time the author visits ancient ruins or examines an ancient stone statue he recalls the work of miners who brought the material from a quarry so that the sculptor can create a work of art. History of mining, quarrying, and stone carving is history of civilization.


Researches On Copper. History & Metallurgy, Fathi Habashi Feb 2009

Researches On Copper. History & Metallurgy, Fathi Habashi

Fathi Habashi

The present volume is a collection of selected papers dealing with the extractive metallurgy of copper published by the author and his coworkers. They are reproduced here in a facsimile edition in 240 pages. In addition ten new chapters were specially written in 150 pages. The book is fully illustrated by many colored pictures, flowsheets, and diagrams. It is hoped that it will be useful for students, engineers, chemists, geologists, and for research workers.


Gold. History, Metallurgy, Culture, Fathi Habashi Feb 2009

Gold. History, Metallurgy, Culture, Fathi Habashi

Fathi Habashi

Gold, the first metal used by man, has a special place among metals. It plays an important role in society and in world economics. It caused unprecedented mass migrations on three continents, and at least one war. It was responsible for creating many large cities, is highly prized, has been the inspiration of numerous myths, was the ultimate goal of alchemists, stored in the vaults of banks, widely on display in oriental bazaars, and is generously used in decorating churches and temples. The present volume is composed of two parts: a collection of selected papers published by the author on ...


The Story Of Gellert’S Book At The Osler Library, Fathi Habashi Dec 1997

The Story Of Gellert’S Book At The Osler Library, Fathi Habashi

Fathi Habashi

Metallurgic Chymistry by the German chemist Christlieb Ehregott Gellert (1713-1795) gives a glimpse at a critical period in the history of chemistry and metallurgy. The author gives an account of how he got hold of this book and published it in a facsimile edition.