Project: Geophysics

A. Ratcliffe, C. Win, V. Vinje, G. Conroy , M. Warner, A. Umpleby, I. Stekl, T. Nangoo, A. Bertrand, Full waveform inversion: a North Sea OBC case study. Presented at SEG 81stAnnual Meeting, San Antonio, 18-23 September 2011.

M. Warner, J. Morgan , A. Umpleby, I. Stekl , L. Guasch, Which physics for full-wavefield seismic inversion? Presented at the 74th EAGE Conference & Exhibition incorporating SPE EUROPEC 2012 in Copenhagen, Denmark, and submission for Geophysics

T. Nangoo , M. Warner, J. Morgan , A. Umpleby, I. Stekl, A. Bertrand, Full-waveform Seismic Inversion at Reservoir Depths. Presented at the 74th EAGE Conference & Exhibition incorporating SPE EUROPEC 2012 in Copenhagen, Denmark, and submission for Geophysics.

Warner et al. (2012) Anisotropic 3D full-waveform inversion. Submitted to Geophysics.

Lluís Guasch, Mike Warner, Tenice Nangoo, Jo Morgan, Adrian Umpleby, Ivan Stekl, Nikhil Shah. Elastic 3D full-waveform inversion. To be presented at SEG, Las Vegas, 2012.

Nikhil Shah, Mike Warner, Tenice Nangoo, Adrian Umpleby, Ivan Stekl, Jo Morgan, Lluís Guasch. Quality assured full-waveform inversion: Ensuring starting model adequacy. To be presented at SEG, Las Vegas, 2012.

Project: Fragmentation

J.R. Kermode, S. Cereda, P. Tangney, and A. De Vita. A first principles based polarisable O(N) interatomic force field for bulk silica. J. Chem. Phys., vol. 133, paper 094102, 2011.

Paluszny, A. and R.W. Zimmerman. Numerical simulation of multiple 3D fracture propagation using arbitrary meshes. Comp. Meth. Appl. Mech. Eng., vol. 220, pp. 953–966, 2011.

Project: Leaching

S. Neethling, Smarter Processing for the Future. International Mineral Processing Congress – IMPC Brisbane, Australia, 6 – 10 September 2010

Ilankoon I.M.S.K., Neethling S.J., (2012). Hysteresis in unsaturated flow in packed beds and heaps. Minerals Engineering, 35, 1-8

Ilankoon IMSK, Cole KE, Neethling SJ, Measuring hydrodynamic dispersion coefficients in unsaturated packed beds: Comparison of PEPT with conventional tracer tests, Chemical Engineering Science, 2013, Vol:89, Pages:152-157

Ilankoon, I.M.S.K. and Neethling S.J., The effect of particle porosity on liquid holdup in heap leaching. Minerals Engineering, Vol. 45, May 2013, Pages 73-80

Project: Flotation

S.J. Neethling, Simple approximations for estimating froth recovery. International Journal of Mineral Processing, 89, 1-4, 44-52, 2008

K.E. Waters, N.A. Rowson, X. Fan, D.J. Parker, J.J. Cilliers, The use of positron emission particle tracking as a method for tracking particles in flotation froths, Philosophical Magazine Letters, 2008

S.J. Neethling, J.J. Cilliers Predicting and correcting grade-recovery curves: Theoretical aspects International Journal of Mineral Processing, Volume 89, Issues 1-4, 5 December 2008, Pages 17-22

G. Morris, M.R. Pursell, S.J. Neethling, J.J. Cilliers The effect of particle hydrophobicity, separation distance and packing patterns on the stability of a thin film Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Volume 327, Issue 1, 1 November 2008, Pages 138-144

S.J. Neethling, J.J. Cilliers The entrainment factor in froth flotation: Model for particle size and other operating parameter effects International Journal of Mineral Processing, Volume 93, Issue 2, 1 October 2009, Pages 141-148

Cilliers, J.J., Physics-based froth modelling: new developments and applications. International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, 3, 147-153, 2009

K. Hadler, J.J. Cilliers. The relationship between the peak in air recovery and flotation bank performance Minerals Eng, 22, 5, 451-455, 2009

K.E. Cole, K.E. Waters, X. Fan, S.J. Neethling, J.J. Cilliers, Combining Positron Emission Particle Tracking and image analysis to interpret particle motion in froths Minerals Engineering, Volume 23, Issues 11-13, October 2010, Pages 1036-1044

K.E. Cole, K.E. Waters, D.J. Parker, S.J. Neethling, J.J. Cilliers, PEPT combined with high speed digital imaging for particle tracking in dynamic foams Chem Eng Science, 65, 5, 1887-1890, 2010

C. Aldrich, C. Marais, B.J. Shean, J.J. Cilliers Online monitoring and control of froth flotation systems with machine vision: A review International Journal of Mineral Processing, Volume 96, Issues 1-4, 15 September 2010, Pages 1-13

G. Morris, S.J. Neethling, J.J. Cilliers A model for investigating the behaviour of non-spherical particles at interfaces . Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 22 October 2010

G. Morris, S.J. Neethling, J.J. Cilliers, The effects of hydrophobicity and orientation of cubic particles on the stability of thin films. Minerals Engineering, Volume 23, Issues 11-13, October 2010, Pages 979-984

K. Hadler, C.D. Smith, J.J. Cilliers, Recovery vs. mass pull: The link to air recovery. Minerals Engineering, Volume 23, Issues 11-13, October 2010, Pages 994-1002

K.E. Cole, G.D.M. Morris, J.J. Cilliers Froth touch samples viewed with Scanning Electron Microscopy. Minerals Engineering, Volume 23, Issues 11-13, October 2010, Pages 1018-1022

C.D. Smith, K. Hadler, J.J. Cilliers, Flotation bank air addition and distribution for optimal performance. Minerals Engineering, Volume 23, Issues 11-13, October 2010, Pages 1023-1029

G. Morris, S.J. Neethling, J.J. Cilliers, A Model for the Stability of Films Stabilized by Randomly Packed Spherical Particles. LANGMUIR Volume 27 Issue 18, September 2010 Pages 11475- 11480

G. Morris, S.J. Neethling, J.J. Cilliers, An investigation of the stable orientations of orthorhombic particles in a thin film and their effect on its critical failure pressure. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science Volume 361 Issue 1, September 2011 Pages: 370 380

B.J. Shean, Cilliers J. J., A review of froth flotation control. International Journal of Mineral Processing Volume: 100, Issue: 3-4, September 2011 Pages: 57-71

P.R. Brito-Parada, S.J. Neethling, J.J. Cilliers, The advantages of using mesh adaptivity when modelling the drainage of liquid in froths. Minerals Engineering, Volume 33, June 2012, Pages 80-86

P.R. Brito-Parada, S.C. Kramer, C.R. Wilson, C.C. Pain, S.J. Neethling, J.J. Cilliers, (2012) A finite element formulation to model the flow of flotation foams . Chemical Engineering Science, Volume 69 (1), 279-286

G. Morris, S.J. Neethling, J.J. Cilliers , Modelling the self orientation of particles in a film. Minerals Engineering, Volume 33, June 2012, Pages 87-92

K.E. Cole, P.R. Brito-Parada, C. Xu, S.J. Neethling, J.J. Cilliers. Experimental studies and numerical model validation of overflowing 2D foam to test flotation cell crowder designs. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 18 May 2012

P.R. Brito-Parada, J.J. Cilliers. Experimental and numerical studies of launder configurations in a two-phase flotation system. Minerals Engineering, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 7 April 2012

P.R. Brito-Parada, S.J. Neethling, J. J. Cilliers. CFD study of liquid drainage in flotation foams. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, Volume 30, 2012, Pages 1143-1147