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Rodney Coleman

The Davy index of mineral liberation

(Volume 10 (1991) — Number 1 - Stermat '90 (part I) - June 1991)
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A simulation is carried out to explore the statistical properties of the Davy index of mineral liberation. It is found that, when applied to data obtained on stereological sections, the index measures the liberation of the sections and not the liberation of the particles.

Keywords : comminution, composite materials, Davy index of liberation, mineral liberation, stereology

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Rodney Coleman, «The Davy index of mineral liberation», Acta Stereologica [En ligne], Volume 10 (1991), Number 1 - Stermat '90 (part I) - June 1991, 103-112 URL :

About: Rodney Coleman

Department of Mathematics, Imperial College, London SW7 2BZ, UK