Chemical Process Equipment revised 2E: Selection and Design / Edition 2

Chemical Process Equipment revised 2E: Selection and Design / Edition 2

by James R. Couper, W. Roy Penney, James R. Fair, Stanley M. Walas
     
 

ISBN-10: 0123725062

ISBN-13: 9780123725066

Pub. Date: 09/01/2009

Publisher: Elsevier Science

A facility is only as efficient and profitable as the equipment that is in it: this highly influential book is a powerful resource for chemical, process, or plant engineers who need to select, design or configures plant sucessfully and profitably. It includes updated information on design methods for all standard equipment, with an emphasis on real-world

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A facility is only as efficient and profitable as the equipment that is in it: this highly influential book is a powerful resource for chemical, process, or plant engineers who need to select, design or configures plant sucessfully and profitably. It includes updated information on design methods for all standard equipment, with an emphasis on real-world process design and performance.

  • The comprehensive and influential guide to the selection and design of a wide range of chemical process equipment, used by engineers globally • Copious examples of successful applications, with supporting schematics and data to illustrate the functioning and performance of equipment
  • Revised edition, new material includes updated equipment cost data, liquid-solid and solid systems, and the latest information on membrane separation technology
  • Provides equipment rating forms and manufacturers’ data, worked examples, valuable shortcut methods, rules of thumb, and equipment rating forms to demonstrate and support the design process
  • Heavily illustrated with many line drawings and schematics to aid understanding, graphs and tables to illustrate performance data

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780123725066
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
09/01/2009
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
832
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Rules of Thumb; Introduction; Flowsheets; Process Control; Drivers for Moving Equipment; Transfer of Solids; Flow of Fluids; Fluid Transport Equipment; Heat Transfer and Heat Exchangers; Dryers and Cooling Towers; Mixing and Agitation; Solid-Liquid Separation; Disintegration, Agglomeration and Size Separation; Distillation and Gas Absorption; Extraction and Leaching; Adsorption and Ion Exchange; Crystallization from Solutions and Melts; Chemical Reactors; Process Vessels; Membrane Separations; Gas-Solid Separations and Miscellaneous Chemical Processes; Costs of Individual Equipment; Units, Notations and General Data; Equipment Specification; Questionnaires of Equipment Suppliers

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